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  • Address: Wong Tai Sin Rd

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Wong Tai Sin Temple

When in the midst of the modernity and commercialism of Hong Kong, it’s easy to forget all about the rich cultural and religious heritage of the city. Wong Tai Sin Temple, a Taoist temple commemorating the fourth-century monk by the same name, exemplifies traditional Chinese architecture and is a great place to experience Hong Kong’s more traditional side.

Devotees of Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian faiths come here to pray for good fortune, as the temple makes all wishes come true according to local folklore. On busier days, you’ll see dozens of fortune tellers setting up shop to offer their services to visiting worshippers. The structures of the temple follow the principles of feng shui, with buildings to represent each of the five elements.

A visit to the Wong Tai Sin Temple will give you a good idea of what a living, functioning Chinese temple looks like, and the landscaped gardens in the rear of the complex make for a tranquil escape from the otherwise very busy Kowloon.

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Full-Day Private Hong Kong Customized Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Welcome to Hong Kong! This full-day private tour takes you to the must-see highlights of both Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula. You will discover ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $98.99

Private Half-Day Kowloon Walking Tour: Temples, Gardens and Markets

Experience the culture of this lively city by traveling as a local while you see Chinese temples, gardens, markets and busy streets. On this private walking ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $88.17

Kowloon and New Territories Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 17 Reviews

This tour of Kowloon and the New Territories travels towards the Hong Kong / China border taking in the Wong Tai Sin Temple, the largest Taoist temple in Hong ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.91

Hong Kong Small-Group Hiking Tour: Life of Local Communities Beneath the Kowloon Peak

Join us on this small group hiking tour of Hong Kong, you will explore nature, culture and food all together beneath the Kowloon Peak. Hiking trail that ...  Read more

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.99

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