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Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple

No.129 Queen's Road Esat, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #182 of 413 attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Religious Sites
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The Hung Shing Temple in Wan Chai is one of around a dozen such temples in Hong Kong dedicated to Hung Shing, a government official during the Tang Dynasty. This particular small temple, found along Queen's Road East was built around 1840 around a preexisting shrine. It is an included stop on the Wan Chai Heritage trail and is a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Hung Shing Temple honours the god of the same name. He was a government official from the Tang Dynasty and, as a god, protects against natural disasters. This is quite a typical little HK temple. It is nice, but not worth a special trip. Chances are that you will be in the area at some point during your stay in... More

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We saw this temple on the map and were walking along Queen's Road East and came across this lovely little temple and were surprised by the smallness of the temple. It was well kept and you could just go in and look around. I didn't go up stairs unfortunately. Maybe next time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Nice temple tucked in a busy street. Do get inside. Huge tree at the back of the temple. Go upstairs for more rooms including the very nice office for the person in charge.

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