The Matsu temple (Chinese: 大天后宮 Dà Tiānhòu Gōng, i.e. the Grand Sea Goddess temple) once served palace of Ning Jin, the last king of the Ming dynasty. It is located near the Chihkan towers and the Official God of War temple. The Dongyue temple (Chinese: 東嶽殿 Dōngyuè Diàn, i.e. God of Hell temple) was built in 1673 and is dedicated to gods and demons of the underworld. Believers often come here to communicate with the dead through spirit mediums. The City God temple (Chinese: 府城隍廟 Fuchenghuang Miao) was built in 1669 and is dedicated to the city god Chenghuang.
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