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Review of Tin Hau Temple

Tin Hau Temple
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

A real, 'lived in' temple. Tourists were well outnumbered by ordinary chinese working people from the locality offering prayers and thanks to ancestors and/or their god. Whatever your belief, or lack of, this is an experience not to be missed. Use a camera inside at your peril - these people are at worship and do NOT appreciate such intrusions. Be satisfied with the memory of peace and tranquility in bustling Kowloon.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stumbled into this on the end of Temple Street market (although I suppose the street name should have been a clue).

After the forced pain of the market this was a veritable blessing. A big smack of authenticity is what you need every now and then in HK. Loved the atmosphere and the whole ambience. Seems a million miles away from the hustle and commercialisation outside.

4  Thank DinFrance
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

The temple is conveniently located just off Nathan Road so it's easy to find.
Many temples you visit are sterile places where people used to pray. Not at Tin Hau where we mingled with many worshippers who were placing their prayers and gifts on the altars and lighting incense sticks and coils.

2  Thank 99ray
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

The oldest Chinese Goddess temple near the Temple Night Market. There were about 70 Tin Hua Temples in Hong Kong.
This Tin Hua Temple at Yau Ma Tai is the oldest, I believe.

Another famous Tin Hua is at Repulse Bay, a bit far from town.

1  Thank SamParami
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

This temple is close enough to other sightseeing places in Hong Kong to make it worth a visit. The main area was thick with incense, and beams of sunlight shined through the smoke. It is a working temple, very serene.
It is a working temple, but not as bustling or large as Wong Tai Sin.
There are two things not to miss: Don't miss the rooms on both sides of the main room.
And, look up at the roof-line as you are walking in. There is detail carved along the whole roof. Don't miss this as you are walking in.

2  Thank drwInAvon
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