Phuoc Kien temple

Fujian assembly hall in Hue

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The Fujian (Phuc Kien) Assembly Hall was built around 1690 as a traditional assembly hall for the Chinese ethnic group from Fujian, China to socialise. It has been transformed into a temple dedicated to "Thien Hau", the goddess of sea who protects sailors from danger.

The temple is in beautiful shape and hosts some peculiar statues. The red springs hanging from the ceiling are incense coils, they can burn up to a month. The cards hanging in the incense coils are wishes to be fulfilled by sacraficing the incense to the spirits.
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