Walking by the temple and was attracted by an individual sitting by the front door, so we climbed the 9 steps to the temple door and was filled with the history of this 100+ year old sanctuary.
My husband and I visited this temple and we were so lucky to have as the docent the great granddaughter of one of the Chinese immigrants that came to Mendocino during the goldrush. She painted a vivid picture for us of the trials endured by these people coming from China on junque ships only two out of seven of which... 更多
We went on a tour of Mendocino. One of the stops was Temple of Kwan Tai. There are a few steep steps to get to this temple. It is small. There was a docent there who gave an informational talk. We were told that the temple is still active. The artifacts were lovely and very colorful.
From the outside, the temple looks larger than it really is. I was ready to enter into one open room with the alter at the end hence the word "temple", but to my surprise it was only the alter itself. Well-maintained, though, with fresh fruits for those who have passed on, it is worth a peek if you have never... 更多
Not sure what rating to put as we didn't get a chance to go inside. We were there on both... 更多
If you are walking around Mendocino, the Taoist temple is a worthwhile brief stop. There is a great deal of... 更多