Tin Hau Temple, Hong Kong
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
One of several temples in China dedicated to the goddess of the sea, Tin Hau Temple is revered by tourists as well as locals. The temple was located on the coastline, facing the sea, before being relocated to a more central area by fishermen in the mid-19th century. Though it's certainly not the country's grandest temple, you can gain valuable insights into the region's religious habits. Use our Hong Kong itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Tin Hau Temple and other attractions in Hong Kong.
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There are many temples worshipping different gods and goddesses in Hong Kong. Tin Hau is a sea goddess protecting fishermen. The one at Public Square Street near Temple Strret and Yau Ma Tei MTR Stati... read more »
油麻地天后廟在香港是挺有名氣, 更是是香港一級歷史建築。 就算是平日也有不小人前來參拜。 但距離地鐵比較遠,可以的話建議坐巴士。
The liveliest night market in Hong Kong, Temple St extends from Man Ming Lane in the north to Nanking St in the south and is cut in two by the Tin Hau temple complex. While you may find better bargains further north in New Kowloon, and certainly over the border in Shenzhen, it is still a good place to go for the bustling atmosphere and the smells and tastes on offer from the dai pai dong (open-air street stall) food.
Really cool little temple in the middle of busy HK. Lots of incense smoke.
Heritage site, lots of history, traditional Chinese temple
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