Foshan Ancestral Temple
Foshan Ancestral Temple is located on Zumiao Road.
It is a Daoist temple and was first built in the Song dynasty (960-1279AD)
during the reign of emperor Yuan Feng (1078-1085). The temple is
dedicated to Beidi, the Northern God, who is said to have power
over the waters of Guangdong.
The temple is 3,000 sq meters in area and comprises
5 parts: Wanfu Terrace, Jinxiang Pool, Front Hall, Main Hall and
Qingzheng Pavilion. The whole structure is characterized by compactness
and simplicity. Its interior is elegantly decorated and displays
folk arts and crafts such as pottery, limestone sculptures and wood
and brick carvings.