We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: No.129 Queen's Road Esat, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Today
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 11 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Hung Shing Temple in Wan Chai

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2014
BradJill
,
Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong Pass|Receive entry to the top Hong Kong attractions and tours
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour
Ngong Ping Village (Ngong Ping 360)
Ngong Ping Village...
Peak Tram
Peak Tram
sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
sky100 Hong Kong O...
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Madame Tussauds Ho...
Buy a Pass
$89*
and up
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
3,356 reviews 3,356 reviews
2,051 attraction reviews
8,715 helpful votes 8,715 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
724 reviews 724 reviews
433 attraction reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buderim, Australia
Top Contributor
575 reviews 575 reviews
329 attraction reviews
339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
66 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple also viewed

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Region
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Region
 
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Region
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Region
 

Been to Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?