Central Street (Taiwan)

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Coordinates: 23°33′53.8″N 119°33′53.6″E / 23.564944°N 119.564889°E / 23.564944; 119.564889

Central Street
Type Pedestrian zone
Location Magong, Penghu, Taiwan

Central Street (Chinese: 中央街; Hanyu Pinyin: Zhōngyāng Jiē; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhongyang Jie; Wade–Giles: Chungyang Chieh) is a street in Magong City, Penghu County, Taiwan.[1] It is the oldest street in the city.


The oldest street in Makung, this winding, brick paved pedestrian street, located behind the city's Matsu Temple, features the Shihkung Ancestral Shrine and the Well of a Thousand Soldiers. In 1682 the goddess Matsu is said to have bequeathed a magical well to Ming soldiers massing for an invasion of Taiwan.

Buildings along this street also show a mixture of Western and Fujian elements, such as the Chien-i Tang Chinese Traditional Medicine Store.[2]

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  1. ^ "沿著菊島旅行--澎湖資訊網:Spots:中央街 - PH-Sea". phsea.com.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Makung Central Street - Lonely Planet". lonelyplanet.com. Retrieved 2014-04-05.