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Wong Tai Sin Temple

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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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Exotic Atmosphere, Unusual Experience

Well, it's exotic and unusual if you're a white Westerner like me! Gorgeous architecture, stunning statues of animal and gods, worshipers shaking handfuls of incense all over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States
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West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Well, it's exotic and unusual if you're a white Westerner like me! Gorgeous architecture, stunning statues of animal and gods, worshipers shaking handfuls of incense all over the place, not like anything I'd ever seen or experienced. My friend had a palm reading from one of the fortune tellers in the long arcade alongside the temple. It was actually quite... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Sik Sik Yuen (Wong Tai Sin) Temple is one of the most popular temples for foreign visitors in Hong Kong. A relatively young temple, only having been built in the 1920s, it is dedicated to the 4th century monk turned deity - Wong Tai Sin (Huang Chu-ping). The temple is an active place of worship for followers of Buddhism, Taoism... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

In my opinion, if you have time to visit only one temple in HK, this is the one you should visit. Deep spiritual ambience, and you can club it with Nan Lian garden and Chi Lin Nunnery, they are all near to each other.

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Launceston, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This crowded temple is located close to the Wong Tai Sin Metro station. As soon as you walk out from the metro station the smell of incense and the noise of the crowds hit you. People were handing out incense sticks to passers by. We squeezed through the crowds to try and get photos of the entry gate. There were... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A well organised and extremely popular temple for worshippers in Hong Kong. This temple seats right about the MTR station and it is easy to get to. it has been completely renovated in recent years. Because of its popularity, many people go there from all over the world. There are many shrines and there is a beautiful landscaped garden right... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It is easy to come to this beautiful Temple complex and it is definately worth a visit between other stressfull acitivities in Hong Kong. Here you can relax and enjoy HK history and religion, and it will probably give you good health and prosperity at the same time :) It is just 15 minutes drive from buzzling Kowloon and you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I think when we visited there was a festival going on because it was quite busy. I liked how spread out it was with all the different types of religions involved. We manages to find a quiet spot near the back and that was lovely, too. Well worth visiting.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

This temple is just outside the Wong tai sin MTR and extremely easy to locate. We arrived at 10am and were surprised at how busy it was. The buildings are traditional Chinese architecture with all the dragons and it being brightly coloured. As you enter there are 2 gold dragons which if you rub them are meant to bring good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Always frequent by lots of locals and tourist. Will be extremely crowded during weekends or when CNY is drawing near.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This temple complex & gardens are right in the middle of Hong Kong's skyscrapers. It is a beautiful set up with several temples in the complex, fountains, gardens, dragon wall & statues to see. The temple itself is free, though there are donation boxes. The architecture is fabulous. Just outside the MTR entrance at Wong Tai Sin.

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