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Tin Hau Temple (Sai Kung)

Sai Kung Yee Kuk St, Hong Kong, China
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Very lucky to find myself here almost a year after my previous first visit to Sai Kung. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SimplyFred
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea, Tin Hau temples were common in every fishing village of the... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
jack M
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New York City, New York
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Sai Kung Yee Kuk St, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lucky to find myself here almost a year after my previous first visit to Sai Kung. It is centrally placed with a small sunken Piazza which feels very much like the centre of town.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea, Tin Hau temples were common in every fishing village of the Hong Kong area. This restored structure is in the middle of Sai Kung, which is fast "gentrifying" and modernizing losing its "fishing roots". A Starbucks and a...More

Thank jack M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The decoration of the temple is intricate and colourful. I very much enjoyed a brief visit here and a few minutes of the ambiance. Apprenetly all linked with the sea and fishing - see the fish statues on either side of e temple.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Not planned just coincidence, we saw the parade for Chinese New Year. Lion dance and noisy music as usual. I'd prefer other one in a small island near by. It needs a boat to get there thou.

Thank AADSWJ
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Looks like any other temple , if you're already in the area you can drop by for avisit , it's nothing special.

Thank kar808
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Worth a visit if you are in the High Island area visiting Pak Lap Wan (beach and hike). The temple was built in 1741 and is one of two Tin Hau temples that celebrates intermittently (this one I believe every two years) with a marine...More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I have visited a number of these temples but this one is particularly attractive. We stopped off for 20 minutes in the course of a 3 hour boat trip (from the Volcanic Discovery Centre) round the hexagonal pillar/geological formations.... A welcome break. This temple was...More

1  Thank Jan E
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The Tin Hau Temple found in Sai Kung in the old town and is dedicated to the Goddess of the sea. In Hong Kong, there are over 70 Tin Hau temples. This particular Tin Hau temple is quite typical of others in the city in...More

Thank BradJill
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