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A very nice and simple temple. This temple used to be at the ocean front some times ago. The ocean gave way to modernization and became roads and building. Fishermen and seamen used to come here to pray for their good fortune and safety. Many...More
This was the first temple I visited in Hong Kong. The things that stood out for me were it’s set right on bustling Queens Road East, you can spot the boulders it’s set on, and has an appealing interior.
All good but it’s only really...More
Overcrowded and loud Wan Chai you find this sacred place of peace even more attractive and pulling you in, meditating a little bit before entering the colorful world of HK once again. A must see for everyone staying in Central.
This place was rather busy with people praying when I came so I did not have as much of a look as I would have liked but it is small and pretty as well as interesting and is in direct contrast to the bustling streets...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
Unlike most of Hong Kong’s other popular districts, Sheung Wan welcomes wanderers with an easy-going, relaxed atmosphere. Art galleries are plentiful and boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores – it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area. History enthusiasts will be rewarded with sites of
beautiful architecture, reflecting Sheung Wan’s past as one of the earliest settlements by British forces. As night falls, the entertainment scene reveals itself to be just as laid back with its private kitchens, speakeasies and underground bars dotted throughout the area. When in Sheung Wan, everyday feels like the weekend.