City God Temple of Shanghai

City God Temple of Shanghai is located in Fangbu Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai. It is one of the “Three Greatest Temples of the Yangtze River”. Shanghai Chenghuang Temple Hall is a large building in the south, with red walls and mud tiles. Now the main building in the temple consists of the Temple Front Square, the Great Hall, the Yuanchen Hall, the Fortuna Temple, the Cihang Hall, the Chenghuang Temple and the Niangniang Temple.

City God Temple of Shanghai is located in Shanghai's most prosperous and prestigious Yu Garden Scenic Area. It is an important Taoist temple in Shanghai. It was built in the Yongle Period of the Ming Dynasty (1403-1424) and has a history of nearly 600 years. The wind and rain sang, the dynasty changed, and the Shanghai Chenghuang Temple also experienced the rise and fall.

In 2000, the first phase of the City God Temple of Shanghai restoration project was basically completed. On November 14th of the same year, the abbot ceremony was held. The Honorary President of the Shanghai Taoist Association, Chen Lianzhen, became the first abbot since the resumption of the opening of the Chenghuang Temple. In the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar in 2001, from 11:00 am to 2:00 am the following day, the Shanghai Chenghuang Temple held the ceremony of “welcoming the god of wealth” for the first time since its reopening.

On June 13, 2001, Liu Renxian, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress, led the heads of some committees of the Shanghai Religious, Ethnic and Overseas Chinese Affairs Committee to visit the temple. He said that leaders at all levels in Shanghai are very concerned about the opening of the Shanghai Chenghuang Temple and attach importance to Shanghai Taoism. development of.

Travel information:
It can be reached by bus No. 11, 66, 126, 926.

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