Mazu Temple is located on Meizhou Island in Xiuyu District, Putian City. The sea god Mazu was born on Meizhou Island, formerly known as Lin Mo. After helping local fishermen and merchant ships, she was revered as a sea god after her death. Inhabitants built a temple to her, and the Mazu Temple became one of the most prosperous temples in the middle of Fujian. Every year, on the anniversaries of Mazu's birthday and death, there is a grand pilgrimage on the island.