United States California San Francisco

Tin How Temple

A historic Chinese temple, dedicated to the sea goddess Mazu, known as the oldest Taoist temple in America's Chinatown district.
  • 125 Waverly Place
  • (415) 986-2520

Tips from the community

Tin How Temple, located in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown, is one of the oldest and most revered Chinese temples in the city. It was built in 1852 and is dedicated to Mazu, the sea goddess. With its vibrant red and gold exterior, intricate architectural details, and beautifully decorated interior, Tin How Temple is a must-visit for anyone interested in experiencing the rich culture and traditions of Chinatown.

srabkin 7 months ago

Tin How Temple, also known as the Goddess of Heaven Temple, is one of the oldest Chinese temples in San Francisco's Chinatown. It was established in 1852 making it an important historical and cultural landmark in the city. Visitors can explore the temple and its stunning architectural details, as well as participate in traditional rituals and ceremonies that are still actively practiced here.

seeker 7 months ago

Tin How Temple Guides

  • Guide to San Francisco's ChinatownGuide to San Francisco's Chinatown

    srabkin (Steve Rabkin)
    Welcome to the Guide to San Francisco's Chinatown! If you're looking to immerse yourself in a rich cultural experience filled with vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and an endless array of unique sights, sounds, and tastes, then you've come to the right place. Chinatown, nestled in the heart of San Francisco, is the oldest and largest of its kind in the United States. As you stroll through its bustling streets, you'll uncover a treasure trove of history, tradition, and the fusion of Chinese and American cultures. From mouthwatering dumplings to awe-inspiring architecture, our guide will take you on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting alleyways of this thriving community. So, get ready to indulge your senses and discover the allure of San Francisco's Chinatown like never before!
  • Guide to San Francisco's Chinatown

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Hey there, ready to embark on an adventure through San Francisco's vibrant Chinatown? Well, buckle up, because this guide is here to help you navigate the bustling streets, discover hidden gems, and delve into the rich Chinese culture that makes this neighborhood so special. From mouthwatering dim sum joints to intriguing shops filled with traditional trinkets, we've got you covered with insider tips and must-see attractions. So, whether you're a local looking to explore your own backyard or a visitor eager to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Chinatown, get ready for an unforgettable journey through one of San Francisco's most captivating neighborhoods.
  • Day Trip - Chinatown SF

    michele (Michele Humeston)