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Address: Shau Kei Wan Main Street East | next door to #57 (no street address posted), Hong Kong, China
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There are several Tin Hau Temples in the Hong Kong area; it appears that...

There are several Tin Hau Temples in the Hong Kong area; it appears that everyone that visits this temple is rating the similarly named Temple in Kowloon on Public Square and Nathan (I have also been to that temple). This is on the path from the Shau Kei Wan MTR to the Museum of Coastal Defences in Hong Kong. Photos available to be posted.

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Nice little temple

Sits on the walking route from the MTR station to the coastal defence museum. It's a small temple with a nice friendly feel. Worth popping get in if you're passing but not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Sits on the walking route from the MTR station to the coastal defence museum. It's a small temple with a nice friendly feel. Worth popping get in if you're passing but not really worth making a special trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Tucked between modern buildings and concrete that has now surrounded the once waterfront temple. Still important as a place of worship for locals and visitors alike.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Shau kei wan is a bustling town at the East end of the North coastal strip. I guess it has malls repeating from the rest of HK but an essential transport hub to get off the MTR Ocean line 3 stops before the end, by station is exit A2. The no 9 bus to Shek O and ask for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

This Tin Hau Temple is one of the oldest establishments in Hong Kong facing the waterfront and safeguarding all the fishermen in and out of Hong Kong Harbor while the island was still just a fishermen village. Today, the temple is still in the same location but the waterfront is now quite far away! However, you can still have the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

This is a small Tin Hau Temple which can be visited in route to the excellent Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence in Shau Kei Wan. Built in 1873 by local fisherman, this is one of many Tin Hau Temples scattered around Hong Kong. Tin Hau is a patron deity for fishing and seafaring villages and is actively worshipped by... More 

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