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The Man Mo Temple of Hong Kong, China

 
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Distance from city center: 5199.9mi
windykaty's pictureby windykaty History & Culture travel tip
added on the 6th of September, 2010
Dedicated to the God of Literature, Man and the God of War, Kwan Yu (called also Mo), the temple is a very old, sacred place where disputes were solved in the early times but now serves as a refuge for the believers and locals.

The temple is quite hidden, so it is not so easy to find it, but taking a look at it is definitely worth your time. The whole atmosphere in the temple has something peaceful and interestingly comforting about it. Maybe it is because of the many incense candles burning and making the air heavy. :) In any case, you feel somewhat like home inside, though you are aware that it is a totally different environment/world; at least this is what I felt when I was there.

On a different note, you should be aware of falling ashes from the incenses and if you decided to visit the place, you could also try to get a glimpse of your future. There are fortune-tellers around the temple who are quite popular among the locals as well.

Address:
124-26 Western End, Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island

Price:
Free.

Opening Hours:
Open: 8am-6pm

How to get there:
Transport: with bus no. 26

On the web:
http://

 
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