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Yau Ma Tei Tin Hau Temple

Closed Now: 9:07 AM - 5:02 PM
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

This temple is serving a god call 'Tin Hau'. Whom protect citizen when Hong Kong still a fishing village. Temple is combine from 5 parts. Middle one is 'Tin Hau' protecting fisher. other 3 temples is serving the god call "To Tei" and "Shing Wang"....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kwunngaih
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed walking around this temple very much. Also felt very welcome with no pressure to give any donations, this always makes me want to donate more! The coils smoking away were impressive, saw one being bought, lite and hung on the ceiling. It was very...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BubblesnDancing
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Beautiful Temple with big park in front of it. The park has a lot of Banyan Trees. Near MTR, convenience store, & hostels.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank b_berry_rever
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This old temple is in Yau Ma Tei and dedicated to Tin Hau - Goddess of the sea, though it’s nowhere near the sea now due to land reclamation over the last 100 years. It’s full of incense smoke from coils hanging from the ceiling....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bulatai
Reviewed August 28, 2018

quite place for pray and near the temple street you can see around and shop also near place for looking good food to eat

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dayline79
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Visited the Tin Hau temple in Yau Ma Tei while walking the streets in this district of Kowloon. It is a fascinating little pool of serenity amidst the busy streets of this district. It is a large temple with an open space with trees and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brad A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Yau Ma Tei in Cantonese means 'paint hemp place' Yau Ma Tei is where we have the typhoon shelter where the fishing boats stay during typhoons and numerous ship chandlers are in the area In the bygone days they would paint the hemp ropes used...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dynamco
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This temple is one of the most valuable temples in Hong Kong. There are more hawkers near this temple. Selling multiple products and cheap and fun

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rickyleung2016
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Interestingly enough this used to be a temple for fisherman and the temple was right by the sea. Built in about 1864 to honor the Chinese goddess of the sea, Tin Hau, the temple originally faced onto the waterfront. Now stranded hundreds of miles from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Temple street has been a famous local night market for decades. Tin Hau Temple is the the Temple of the Temple Street. In front of the Temple is a square where local performers used to sing songs for a living. Originally, Temple Street was the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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The Jordan and Yau Ma Tei neighborhood is where you
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Kok to the north or Tsim Sha Tsui to the south, Yau Ma
Tei is often mistakenly overlooked by visitors on
their trips to Hong Kong. Exploring parts of this area
makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in
time. A large part of the neighborhood draws from the
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