City God Temple


Located next to the Yuyuan Garden and also known today as the Yu Garden Market, the City God Temple (Chenghuang Temple) was built in the fifteenth century during the Ming Dynasty. Originally a temple built to honor the Han statesman Huo Guang (68 B.C.) The City God Temple is a Taoist temple which is composed of many halls such as the Grand Hall, Middle Hall, Bedroom Palace, Star Gods Hall, Yama Palace, Xuzhen God Hall.

The temple had an area of more than 10,000 square meters includin…

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