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Tai Peng Keng Maxwell Memorial Church(太平境馬雅各紀念教會)

Traveler rating:4 13 Reviews 4.7




The white, elegant church next to Tang Te-chang Memorial Park (湯德章紀念公園) was founded in 1865 by Dr. James Laidlow Maxwell (馬雅各), missionary of the British Presbyterian Church(英國長老教會). The Church towers over the district in exotic foreign style, and it has had a strong connection with the area for centuries. The Tai Peng Keng Church is now a memorial to Dr. Maxwell. On the weekend, the solemn sounds of the pipe organs in the church ring out. Many people still attend the Sunday service for its warm and holy atmosphere. The museum at the rear of the church keeps many cultural relics and photographs that are closely linked with the history of Tainan.


TEL +886-6-2282184

FAX +886-6-2292341

Address West Central Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Religious Temples、Local Gallery

Email tpk.ch2@gmail.com

Open Hours Monday to Friday 8:30~12:00, 14:00~17:00, Saturday 9:00~12:00, reservation needed

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Traveler rating:4.0 13 Reviews Write a Review

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  • kimitakas

    Taichung, Taiwan

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Beautiful white church

    Traveler rating:3 2018-11

    Located near a big rotary where Zhongshan Street and Minsheng Street are merged, this white church is quite appealing. It is said that lighting at new geht is beautiful. But unfortunately I couldn’t stay until the night.
  • Singjoufully

    Tainan, Taiwan

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    The earliest church in Taiwan, have the oldest and sweetest sound organ!

    Traveler rating:5 2015-07

    It is the earliest church in Taiwan, to memory for the first evangelist Dr. James L. Maxwell, who was sent to Taiwan on May 27 or 28, 1865, by the Presbyterian Church in England. Dr. Maxwell chose Tainan, then the capital of Taiwan, as his base for preaching the Lord's salvation through medical treatment. The church have the oldest organ in Taiwan, it was made by E&G.G.Hook and Hastings Company in Boston around 1880, and still play in the Sunday Service (AM10:00) until now.The beautiful ancient sound can touch the heart.



    Traveler rating:3 2019-11

  • tottoko



    Traveler rating:4 2019-11

  • kimnasin

    서울, 대한민국

    타이난 맥스웰기념교회

    Traveler rating:4 2019-03

    타이난 맥스웰기념교회입니다. 무슨 필리핀에 있는 것 같은 이국적인 모양이 특징. 내부는 기도 중이라 사진을 찍지 못한 게 아쉽지만 얼마 시간이 걸리지도 않으니 걸어가다가 가보는 걸 추천.

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