Tin Hau Temples in Hong Kong

Tin Hau Temples In Hong Kong

Over 70 temples are (at least partially) dedicated to Tin Hau in Hong Kong. They include:

  • Tin Hau temple, located at 10 Tin Hau Temple Road, Causeway Bay, east of Victoria Park, in Eastern District, on Hong Kong Island. It is a declared monument. The temple has given its name to the MTR station serving it (Island Line).
  • The Tin Hau temple in Yau Ma Tei is also famous in Hong Kong. The public square, Yung Shue Tau before it is surrounded by the popular Temple Street night market.
  • The Tin Hau Temple at Joss House Bay (大廟灣; Tai Miu Wan) is considered the most sacred. Built in 1266, it is the oldest and the largest Tin Hau Temple in Hong Kong. It is a Grade I historic building.

Read more about Tin Hau Temples In Hong Kong:  Festivals, Partial List By District, See Also

Other articles related to "temples in hong kong, temples":

Hung Shing Temple - Hong Kong - Existing Temples
... There are several Hung Shing Temples in Hong Kong, including 6 on Lantau Island and one only in urban Kowloon ... The table provides a partial list of these temples ... are celebrated on the 13th day of the 2nd month in Chinese calendar at the Hung Shing Temples in Ap Lei Chau, Tai Kok Tsui, Cheung Chau, Sha Lo Wan and Kau Sai Chau ...

Famous quotes containing the words tin and/or temples:

    J.P. Harrah: What the hell are you doin’ here?
    Cole: I’m lookin’ at a tin star with a drunk pinned on it.
    Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)

    Goddesses never die. They slip in and out of the world’s cities, in and out of our dreams, century after century, answering to different names, dressed differently, perhaps even disguised, perhaps idle and unemployed, their official altars abandoned, their temples feared or simply forgotten.
    Phyllis Chesler (b. 1941)