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Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple

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Well preserved,

A very nice and simple temple. This temple used to be at the ocean front some times ago. The ocean... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Panda J
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Have a quick look

This was the first temple I visited in Hong Kong. The things that stood out for me were it’s set... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
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Jun 30, 2018
“Well preserved,”
Mar 24, 2018
“Have a quick look”
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No.129 Queen's Road Esat, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Western (Sai Wan)
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Panda J
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

It is not that impressive and somewhat run-down and untidy but worth a look if in Wan Chai. It is located on Queens Road East amid taller buildings.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fabian K
Reviewed May 29, 2016

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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Hong Kong is full of contrasts and this temple nestled between the high rises is an illustration of that. There are two small rooms inside with the typical incense smell. Worth taking a look.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed August 15, 2015

It is said that your wish will become true if you pray sincerely here. It is believed that the fortune telling here is accurate. Do come and see.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank hktraveller328
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...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank BradJill
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...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank tombillinge
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...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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