Temple of Mazu, Goddess of the Sea. The original temple of this Goddess of the Sea is on Meizhou island in Putian. Worldwide, she is reported to have 3,000 temples and over 100 million worshippers, mainly fishermen and sailors. There are at least two Mazu temples in San Francisco's Chinatown. Her annual festival, in spring, brings over 100,000 visitors to the temple, including many from Taiwan and Southeast Asia.