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Wan Chai Hung Shing Temple

No.129 Queen's Road Esat, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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This was the first temple I visited in Hong Kong. The things that stood out for me were it’s set... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
swanboy01
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UK
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Small Old Temple In Wan Chai

It is not that impressive and somewhat run-down and untidy but worth a look if in Wan Chai. It is... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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No.129 Queen's Road Esat, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 24 March 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

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Reviewed 23 September 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.

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Reviewed 6 December 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.

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Reviewed 29 May 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

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Reviewed 27 January 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.

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Reviewed 15 August 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.

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Reviewed 27 January 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

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Reviewed 13 January 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

Thank tombillinge
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Reviewed 27 September 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

1  Thank olie293
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Nice temple tucked in a busy street. Do get inside. Huge tree at the back of the temple. Go upstairs for more rooms including the very nice office for the person in charge.

Thank andreleroychina
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