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Address: 2 Chuk Yuen Village, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23278141
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Description: Hong Kong’s most famous Taoist temple exemplifies the architecture of a...
Hong Kong’s most famous Taoist temple exemplifies the architecture of a traditional Chinese temple, and is a popular place of worship for those with health or business problems or for those seeking to have their fortunes told.
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A beautiful if over-crowded sanctuary

This is very worth a visit. It’s very near the MTR stop of the same name. There was an easy walk up to the temple, and once on the grounds, we found the place teeming with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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New York, New York, United States
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

one of the highlight of HK. We spend a couple of hours there enjoying the place, the temple and the garden. It is a must go place to take picture. It is very easy to access by subway. Extensive bonsai collection

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seattle WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is very worth a visit. It’s very near the MTR stop of the same name. There was an easy walk up to the temple, and once on the grounds, we found the place teeming with visitors and worshipers. The temple and its many furnishing were extremely colorful and ornate. There were many larger-than-life sized bronze statues of the various... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Wong Tai Sin Temple’s is the home to three religions (Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism) its natural setting and beautifully ornamented buildings make it as much a scenic attraction as an important religious centre. So

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Temple is just on above the Wong Tai Sin MTR station. You cannot miss it just follow the constant stream of crowd. The place is famous for prayers and for those seeking answers like me. I am not a fortune telling believer but I gave it a try... The fortune poem sticks are free for everyone to use and just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We could not believe how many people were here ... Literally thousands of Chinese tourists with their selfie sticks! Still most definitely worth a visit, just get there early, and spend some time relaxing in the beautiful garden after taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the temple. We were inundated with requests by people wanting their photos taken... More 

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Vladivostok, Primor'ye, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The temple looks very impressive with the red pillars and the golden roof decorated with the elaborate carvings in blue, yellow & red. That's the place both for the worshippers and for those praying for their wishes come true. The temple was very crowded, thus we went for a stroll down the garden path and encountered a small waterfall ,... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We came here for a visit recently & were pleasantly surprised. We saw the many Gods & their representations. It was interesting to understand the Chinese culture & Buddha religion in more detail & to see how they pray. There is also a beautiful garden there, which is so peaceful. It has many walkways & bridges over the ponds, where... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You see three things. The lion profile of the man above, visual examples of history of public housing in Hong Kong and the essence of local Chinese culture. Worship, asking for Good luck and fortune, and open air architecture. I went with a guide a d learned more about Hong Kong culture in one hour. Easy access on subway

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is well worth a trip to this temple and better still if you have a guide or detailed guidebook. The beliefs of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism are all represented. The temples have lots of atmosphere with many local people praying and making offerings. Particularly interesting was the shaking of sticks and seeing many local people with their books for... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Take a taxi or the MTR to this temple complex just north east of the center and you will find a very tranquil place, where we here in March primarily saw chinese tourists and locals. They come to pray, donate and have their fortune told. We came to watch the scenery. Behind the temple there is a small but beautiful... More 

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