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Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Matyrs’ Shrine

  Matyr’s Shrine was originally called Takao Jinja (Kaohsiung Temple in Japanese)  and was a Japanese colonial temple.  The building was dedicated to Omononushi-no-Mikoto and Emperor Sutoku.  In 1972 the severing of Sino-Japanese diplomatic ties evoked an outcry against the Japanese, hence the call for the […]

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