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Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple)

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Address: 2 Chuk Yuen Village, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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852-23278141
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Hong Kong’s most famous Taoist temple exemplifies the architecture of a...

Hong Kong’s most famous Taoist temple exemplifies the architecture of a traditional Chinese temple, and is a popular place of worship for those with health or business problems or for those seeking to have their fortunes told.

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A worship place for the locals but became a tourist attraction. i see a lot of tourist climbing on the chinese zodiac statue taking picture where it state clear in ENG and CHINESE... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wish so much that I could give this more stars, unfortunately I just can't. When we visited it was so crowded that we could see nothing, had to queue to walk around, and literally saw nothing. I asked if this was a 'special' day, but no - apparently this is a common event over any weekend. I guess then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here on a whim as we were too tired to travel to the "big buddha". It was surprisingly moving. The setting is right outside a mall, oddly, but the devout people there helped us get into the right frame of mind. They encourage fortune-telling here, with a ritual involving numbered sticks. (You do have to pay for an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A worship place for the locals but became a tourist attraction. i see a lot of tourist climbing on the chinese zodiac statue taking picture where it state clear in ENG and CHINESE not to climb up.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wong Tai Sin temple is very popular in Hong Kong, even the district it locates called under the name of the deity. People believe Wong Tai Sin will make make any wish come trur. Even Mainland China tourists believe it and turned the temple into a must visit Hong Kong hot spot. Apart from the main temple, there are many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was my great fortune that my colleague took me to this temple. You can feel the high spiritual energy around this place provided you respect religion, any religion. Just visit and show your respect and enjoy the divine peace and colourful temple structures.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you haven't been to Chinese temples before, this can serve as an introduction to Chinese temples as it is on the subway line and easily accessible. There are nice zodiac statues outside and a decent garden and some rather gaudy decorations. This temple is also somewhat commercialized and may not be for those temple visiting veterans.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very traditional Chinese temple. The place to be during Chinese New Year to make your offerings for a prosperous new year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent dive into Chinese culture. All the major religions are represented here. The temple is well preserved and an important part of Hong Kong's history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

MTR gets you straight to it, get off at Wong Tai Sin exit B2. The temple complex is quite big, it is quite hectic in the main hall area but you are still able to get around and see all the sights. The pillars, roof and lattice work are bright and delicately finished. The garden is extensive and the pools... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another chinese temple with a lot of movement; the interesting thing is a real representation of today world: a spot with a milenial religious culture aside of a US style mall and luxury apartment buildings.

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