April- Matsu Pilgrimage

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April in Taiwan sees the annual Mazu Pilgrimage, a distinctive and significant religious event celebrating Mazu, the Sea Goddess or Heavenly Mother, revered especially by fishermen and coastal communities. This pilgrimage draws thousands of devotees and spectators who follow Mazu’s palanquin from temple to temple, through villages and towns that host vibrant celebrations. It is an excellent opportunity to witness Taiwan’s folk beliefs and local culture, and a crucial moment to experience the traditional spirit of Taiwan. The journey, accompanied by fireworks, firecrackers, and traditional performances, offers an unforgettable experience for participants and onlookers alike, showcasing the unity and rich religious traditions of Taiwanese society.

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