12 January, 2009

Ma-Cho Temple Postcard

This over-sized and multi-view postcard shows the Ma-cho Temple in San Fernando, La Union. Ma-cho Temple is a Taoist Temple located on a hill 70 feet above sea level in San Fernando City. Construction of the temple, designed by Architect Diokno, started on September 11, 1975. The temple is believed to be the only one built with five gates. The temple is also famous for its towering arch that gives a romantic view of the China Sea. The temple is adorned with carved stone statues of the “Chinese 18 Saints” in different posses at the entrance wall.

Ma-Cho Temple Postcard

SOURCES:
Ma Cho Temple
San Fernando Cultural & Historical Sites: Ma-Cho Temple

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