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Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong
(3.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the literature god Man Tai and the martial god Mo Tai, Man Mo Temple was formerly popularly used by students to pray for success in examinations. Several other Man Mo temples are placed around Hong Kong, but this 19th-century structure is the largest and is recognized as a Grade I historic building. Take a moment to say a prayer in the main hall and admire the giant hanging incense coils when you go. Using our international travel planner, Hong Kong attractions like Man Mo Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • this temple is an active temple and was unique in some aspects......does not take long to see if you have time 
  • It feels almost like a curiosity to visit this small crushed and first Temple in Hong Kong. It's very special to see the incredible number of sticks-lamps burn quite slowly under the ceiling, and the atmosphere is nice peaceful with the visitor's burning of a great many incense sticks
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  • Old and very typical temple in the city with encense burning all day long. Take a look at all these spirals hanging above you. If you enter the temple on the left side, you will probably not be able t...  more »
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  • Under construction!. Looks like they are making repairs to the roof so there is scaffolding everywhere. I've been several times and in past years and loved it vowing to come back to take pictures with my good camera of the wonderful red lanterns and coiled incense that crowds the ceiling of this picturesque little temple but when I visited yesterday it was covered with so much scaffolding and boards it was almost impossible to get a picture. If you are in the area you can check it out but not worth the trip until the construction is done.
  • Seems like construction is done so you should be able to get some good pictures. Nice temple with plenty to see
  • This is a really unique temple. Like most Chinese temples, it is the embodiment of many schools of religious thought all in one. What is special about this temple are the neat pyramidal coil incense. Though, beware, the sheer amount of incense and candles burned in the small space is enough to suffocate you, and while most incense are generally okay, it could be scary to think what you're really breathing in in a cloudy area like this. Besides that, the fortune telling aspect is pretty neat, though you can do that at any other temple. Whether or not the coils are unique to this temple, they aren't, but the numbers are a neat draw. You can also see what a chinese style mausoleum looks like.
  • In and amongst the tall apartment blocks of the midlevels. Pretty small and filled with incense. Worth a visit.
  • Much smaller and quieter place of worship compared to Wong Tai Sin. I do remember a steep uphill to reach this area. Strong incense aroma fill the interior. Good for a good 15min visit.