Qishan Tianhou Temple is the center of traditional religion in Qishan District. The temple is home to Mazu, the Goddess of Heaven, and has a long local history. It was funded by Luohanmen administrative officials and merchants during the Qing Jiaqing era. Although Qishan Tianhou Temple has undergone numerous reconstruction and renovation, it still retains a traditional style and continues to demonstrate traditional temple aesthetics.
Tianhou Temple’s spatial design is a typical Minnan structure filled with traditional wood and stone carvings, paintings, as well as colorful and vividly shaped clay sculptures. In addition to its architecture, precious cultural relics are preserved in the temple halls, such as the Mazu sculpture (soft body Mazu) estimated to date back to the Qing Dynasty, stone tablets from the Qing Dynasty, plaques from the Daoguang era, and bells forged in the Guangxu era as well as during Japanese rule. Qishan Tianhou Temple's architecture and its cultural relics hold significant historical and artistic value, in addition to emphasizing the temple’s long history and elevated status in Qishan folklore.