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Yau Ma Tei Tin Hau Temple

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A little oasis of serenity in the busy city

Visited the Tin Hau temple in Yau Ma Tei while walking the streets in this district of Kowloon. It... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Brad A
Hong Kong citizen culture

This temple is one of the most valuable temples in Hong Kong. There are more hawkers near this... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

quite place for pray and near the temple street you can see around and shop also near place for looking good food to eat

Thank Dayline79
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Visited the Tin Hau temple in Yau Ma Tei while walking the streets in this district of Kowloon. It is a fascinating little pool of serenity amidst the busy streets of this district. It is a large temple with an open space with trees and...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Yau Ma Tei in Cantonese means 'paint hemp place' Yau Ma Tei is where we have the typhoon shelter where the fishing boats stay during typhoons and numerous ship chandlers are in the area In the bygone days they would paint the hemp ropes used...More

Thank dynamco
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This temple is one of the most valuable temples in Hong Kong. There are more hawkers near this temple. Selling multiple products and cheap and fun

Thank rickyleung2016
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Interestingly enough this used to be a temple for fisherman and the temple was right by the sea. Built in about 1864 to honor the Chinese goddess of the sea, Tin Hau, the temple originally faced onto the waterfront. Now stranded hundreds of miles from...More

1  Thank Sanders3
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Temple street has been a famous local night market for decades. Tin Hau Temple is the the Temple of the Temple Street. In front of the Temple is a square where local performers used to sing songs for a living. Originally, Temple Street was the...More

Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed exploring the least known or less touristy place. This is one of them. This is a small temple yet full of local flavours. I took my time to stroll around and inside the temple. Spent some time watching how the local practice their...More

Thank borntraveler001
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a nice old temple in the hustle and bustle of Yau Ma Tei . It is not as interesting as Man Mo Temple on Hong Kong Island, so I would not make a special trip to go there, but is an interesting stop...More

1  Thank Denise & Paul D
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Yau Ma Tei Tin Hau Temple is a nice temple in the busy area. I love a little park in front of the temple with big trees. Sitting there was very pleasant and relaxing. Get there by MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit C, walk...More

Thank Ratchada W
Reviewed 6 November 2017

While everyone/thing is trying to tell you a story, you'd enjoy a moment of sweet silence when you enter this temple. This has it's own story to tell if you'd walk through it, the scripts on the wall, the faded paint at the corners. A...More

Thank Annabel L
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Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
The Jordan and Yau Ma Tei neighbourhood is where you
will find some of the more authentic areas of Hong
Kong. Not as glamourous or busy as its neighbours Mong
Kok to the north or Tsim Sha Tsui to the south, Yau Ma
Tei is often mistakenly overlooked by visitors on
their trips to Hong Kong. Exploring parts of this area
makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in
time. A large part of the neighbourhood draws from the
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