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Over 70 temples are dedicated to Tin Hau in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one of two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China , the other being Macau. A city-state situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea, it is renowned for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour...

. They include:
  • Tin Hau temple, located at 10 Tin Hau Temple Road
    Tin Hau Temple Road
    Tin Hau Temple Road is a road in Tin Hau and Fortress Hill on Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong.Starting from King's Road, it passes through a steep path and ends in a dead end. A number of junctions connects the road to King's Road....

    , Causeway Bay
    Causeway Bay
    Causeway Bay is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, located on the Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai and Eastern districts. The Chinese name is also romanized as Tung Lo Wan as in Tung Lo Wan Road...

    , east of Victoria Park
    Victoria Park, Hong Kong
    Victoria Park is a public park in Hong Kong, named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. It is located in Causeway Bay, on the north of Hong Kong Island, between Causeway Bay and Tin Hau MTR stations...

    , in Eastern District
    Eastern District, Hong Kong
    The Eastern District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It had a population of 587,690 in 2006. The district has the second highest population while its residents have the third highest median household income among 18 districts....

    , on Hong Kong Island
    Hong Kong Island
    Hong Kong Island is an island in the southern part of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It has a population of 1,289,500 and its population density is 16,390/km², as of 2008...

    . It is a declared monument
    Declared monuments of Hong Kong
    Declared monuments of Hong Kong are places, structures or buildings legally declared to be "protected". In Hong Kong, declaring a monument requires consulting the Antiquities Advisory Board, the approval of the Chief Executive as well as the publication of the notice in government gazette.As of 12...

    . The temple has given its name to the MTR station
    Tin Hau (MTR)
    Tin Hau is a station on the Island Line of the Hong Kong MTR rapid transit system.-Location:Like all other Island Line stations, Tin Hau is located along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island...

     serving it (Island Line).

  • The Tin Hau temple in Yau Ma Tei
    Yau Ma Tei
    Yau Ma Tei, also known as Waterloo , is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District in the south of the Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong.-Name:Yau Ma Tei is a phonetic transliteration of the name 油麻地 in Cantonese...

     is also famous in Hong Kong. The public square, Yung Shue Tau
    Yung Shue Tau
    Yung Shue Tau is the public square before Tin Hau Temple in Yau Ma Tei of Kowloon in Hong Kong. The name in Cantonese means the head of banyan indicating banyan-covered square. Yung Shue Tau is known natively but seldom written on the maps. The square is bounded by Shanghai Street, Public...

     before it is surrounded by the popular Temple Street
    Temple Street, Hong Kong
    Temple Street is a street located in the areas of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is known for its night market and one of the busiest flea markets at night in the territory. The night market is in the Yau Ma Tei, Jordan part of the street and not the Mong Kok part of the street...

     night market.

  • The Tin Hau Temple
    Tin Hau Temple, Joss House Bay
    The Tin Hau Temple in Joss House Bay , sometimes referred to as Tai Miu is Hong Kong's oldest and largest Tin Hau Temple...

     at Joss House Bay
    Joss House Bay
    Joss House Bay, also known as Tai Miu Wan indigenously, is near the south end of Clear Water Bay Peninsula in Hong Kong....

     (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.

Festivals


Two temples have a marine parade to celebrate the Tin Hau Festival (天后誕; Pinyin
Pinyin
Pinyin is the official system to transcribe Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. It is also often used to teach Mandarin Chinese and spell Chinese names in foreign publications and used as an input method to enter Chinese characters into...

: Tiānhòudàn): Tin Hau Temple on Leung Shuen Wan
High Island, Hong Kong
High Island or Leung Shuen Wan is a former island in the southeast of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hong Kong. The island was connected to the peninsula by two dams to enclose the Kwun Mun Channel and form the High Island Reservoir. The construction of the dam spanned 10 years from 1969 to 1979...

 (High Island) and Tin Hau Temple in Tap Mun, which has it once every ten years.

The celebration at Tin Hau Temple, Joss House Bay
Tin Hau Temple, Joss House Bay
The Tin Hau Temple in Joss House Bay , sometimes referred to as Tai Miu is Hong Kong's oldest and largest Tin Hau Temple...

 is attended annually by upwards of 40,000 to 50,000 people. Another large celebration takes place at the Tai Shu Ha temple.

Partial list by district



Note: A territory-wide grade reassessment
Heritage conservation in Hong Kong
This article details the history and status of Heritage conservation in Hong Kong, as well as the role of various stakeholders.An indication of the size of the built heritage in Hong Kong is given by a territory-wide survey conducted by the Antiquities and Monuments Office between 1996 and 2000,...

 of historic buildings is ongoing. As a consequence, the grades listed in the table might be outdated. See this link for the latest grading update.

Eastern District
Eastern District, Hong Kong
The Eastern District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It had a population of 587,690 in 2006. The district has the second highest population while its residents have the third highest median household income among 18 districts....

Location Notes Status References Photographs
No. 10, Tin Hau Temple Road
Tin Hau Temple Road
Tin Hau Temple Road is a road in Tin Hau and Fortress Hill on Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong.Starting from King's Road, it passes through a steep path and ends in a dead end. A number of junctions connects the road to King's Road....

, Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, located on the Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai and Eastern districts. The Chinese name is also romanized as Tung Lo Wan as in Tung Lo Wan Road...

(see above) Built in the early 18th century. Declared
Declared monuments of Hong Kong
Declared monuments of Hong Kong are places, structures or buildings legally declared to be "protected". In Hong Kong, declaring a monument requires consulting the Antiquities Advisory Board, the approval of the Chief Executive as well as the publication of the notice in government gazette.As of 12...

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/ce/Museum/Monument/en/monuments_15.php
No. 53, Shau Kei Wan Main Street East, Shau Kei Wan
Shau Kei Wan
Shau Kei Wan or Shaukeiwan, Shaukiwan is a town in Eastern District, Hong Kong. Literally, Shau Kei means a pail, and Wan implies that the town is developed along the coast. Nowadays it is a relatively densely populated town compared with some developing areas.-Name:The name Shau Kei Wan comes...

The original temple was destroyed by a typhoon in 1872 and a new temple was erected in-situ in 1873. The temple was originally situated on a slope with its front part facing the sea. It has undergone renovations in 1876, 1902, 1920, 1948 and 2005. Grade II .doc
Fei Tsui Road, Chai Wan
Chai Wan
Chai Wan , formerly mistakenly known as Sai Wan , lies at the east end of the urban area of Hong Kong Island next to Shau Kei Wan. The area is administratively part of the Eastern District, and is a mosaic of industrial and residential areas...

Siu Sai Wan
Siu Sai Wan
Siu Sai Wan is a newly developed residential area in the northeastern part of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It is located in the eastern part of Chai Wan, and is administratively under the Eastern District. The population is about 80,000.-Location:...

, Chai Wan
Chai Wan
Chai Wan , formerly mistakenly known as Sai Wan , lies at the east end of the urban area of Hong Kong Island next to Shau Kei Wan. The area is administratively part of the Eastern District, and is a mosaic of industrial and residential areas...


Islands District
Islands District
The Islands District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is part of the New Territories. It had a population of 137,122 in 2009.Hong Kong consists of a peninsula and 236 islands...

Location Notes Status References Photographs
Near Pak She San Tsuen, Cheung Chau Wan, Cheung Chau
Cheung Chau
Cheung Chau is a small island 10 km southwest of Hong Kong Island, is nicknamed as the 'dumbbell island' for its shape. It has been inhabited for longer than most other places in the territory of Hong Kong, with a population of about 23,000 up to 2006...

"Pak She Tin Hau Temple". Located 100m northwest of the Pak Tai Temple
Yuk Hui Temple
Yuk Hui Temple also known as Pak Tai Temple , is a taoist temple located on the island of Cheung Chau, Hong Kong. The temple address is Pak She Street, Tung Wan, Cheung Chau.- Introduction :...

. Situated within the boundary of the Chung Shak Hei Home for the Aged. The temple was probably built around 1767.
Grade II
Chung Hing Street (Tai Shek Hau), Cheung Chau "Tai Shek Hau Tin Hau Temple". Located west on Sai Wan Road. Built some time before the 4th year of the Tongzhi
Tongzhi Emperor
The Tongzhi Emperor , born Aisin-Gioro Dzai Šun, was the tenth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing Dynasty, and the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1861 to 1875. His reign, which effectively lasted through his adolescence, was largely overshadowed by the rule of his mother, the Empress...

 reign (1865) of the Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....

.
Grade II
Sai Wan
Sai Wan (bays)
Sai Wan is the name of:Sai Wan is also the former name of Chai Wan*Sai Wan War Cemetery* Sai Wan, Western District-Bays:*Sai Wan, Cheung Chau*Sai Wan, Ma Wan*Sai Wan, Sai Kung*Sai Wan, Tai A Chau*Fan Lau Sai Wan*Kau Sai Wan-See also:...

, Cheung Chau
"Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple". Located west of Sai Wan (Western Bay), on the southwestern tip of the island. Built some time before 1929. Grade III
Cheung Chau "Nam Tam Wan Tin Hau Temple". Located north of Morning Beach.
Fan Lau Miu Wan, Fan Lau
Fan Lau
Fan Lau is peninsula and area in the southwest tip of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. It is also the southwest end the territory of Hong Kong. The very end of the tip is Fan Lau Kok . The peninsula separates water into Fan Lau Tung Wan in the east, and Fan Lau Sai Wan and Fan Lau Miu Wan Fan Lau...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Probably erected in 1820. Grade III
Chi Ma Wan Road (along Lantau Trail
Lantau Trail
The Lantau Trail , opened on 4 December, 1984, is a long-distance footpath on Lantau Island in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The 70 km trail is circular, starting and finishing in Mui Wo. The Lantau Trail has good visitor facilities along the way, and the route is well marked. There are...

 Stage 12), Ham Tin Kau Tsuen, Ham Tin, Pui O
Pui O
Pui O , formerly Lo Pui O , is an area on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. It is a popular destination for holiday camping in Hong Kong. Visitors may also rent village houses for leisure. Located in the South Lantau, there are four main villages in Pui O, they are Lo Wai , San Wai , Lo Uk , and Ham Tin...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Built in the Ming Dynasty
Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty, also Empire of the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644, following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty. The Ming, "one of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history", was the last dynasty in China ruled by ethnic...

, rebuilt in 1798 and repaired in 1947, 1974 and 1995.
http://www.epd.gov.hk/eia/register/report/eiareport/eia_0652001/EIA/HTML/DATA/FIG7_2.JPG
Tong Fuk
Tong Fuk
Tong Fuk is a village and an area on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. It is a popular place for holiday recreation. Tong Fuk Beach in a bay south is a local attraction and visitors rent village houses for leisure.-Geography:...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Luk Tei Tong, Mui Wo
Mui Wo
Mui Wo is a rural town on the eastern coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The main beach in Mui Wo is known as Silver Mine Bay .-History:...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Sha Lo Wan
Sha Lo Wan
Sha Lo Wan is a bay in the northwest Lantau Island, Hong Kong. The bay faces north to Hong Kong International Airport. The area is occupied by indigenous inhabitants. There is no road access to area and thus their communication is on foot or by ferry. Because of its inconvenience to urban area,...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Built in 1919. Located on the left of the Ba Kong Temple
Hung Shing Temple
Hung Shing Temples or Tai Wong Temples are temples dedicated to Hung Shing. Hung Shing temples have been widely built in southern China, especially Guangdong province and in Hong Kong.-Existing temples:...

, which is dedicated to Hung Shing
Hung Shing
Hung Shing , also known as Hung Shing Ye and Tai Wong , was a government official in the Tang Dynasty named Hung Hei serving Pun Yue in present-day Guangdong, China....

. A wall is connecting the two temples at the front façade.
No grade http://www.snaapa.com/pixytristan/pixytristan162/IMG_0040_copy
Nim Shue Wan
Nim Shue Wan
Nim Shue Wan is the south facing bay on the south side of Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Nim Shue Wan village was a small fishing village but now has become a dormitory village for workers at nearby Discovery Bay.-Boats and piers:...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Built in 1920. The statue of Tin Hau was moved to Peng Chau by the villagers during the Japanese Occupation
Japanese occupation of Hong Kong
The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong began after the Governor of Hong Kong, Sir Mark Young, surrendered the territory of Hong Kong to Japan on 25 December 1941 after 18 days of fierce fighting by British and Canadian defenders against overwhelming Japanese Imperial forces. The occupation lasted...

.
No grade
Chung Hau, Shap Long, Chi Ma Wan
Chi Ma Wan
Chi Ma Wan is a bay on southeastern Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong. Chi Ma Wan Peninsula is where Chi Ma Wan, as well as Cheung Sha Wan, Tai Long Wan, Yi Long Wan and Mong Tung Wan are located...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

It was rebuilt in 1951.
Yi O, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Kat Hing Back Street, Tai O
Tai O
Tai O is a fishing town, partly located on an island of the same name, on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.-Geography:On the main part of Lantau Island, a river splits to the north and west and at this fork lies the island referred to as Tai O. Two pedestrian bridges cross the river...

Adjacent to Kwan Ti temple. Built in 1722. No grade http://www.islandsdc.gov.hk/index.php?action=sight&did=3&sid=13&lang=en
San Tsuen, Tai O
Tai O
Tai O is a fishing town, partly located on an island of the same name, on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.-Geography:On the main part of Lantau Island, a river splits to the north and west and at this fork lies the island referred to as Tai O. Two pedestrian bridges cross the river...

Yim Tin Tin Hau Temple (鹽田天后古廟). Built in 1644, in the early Qing
Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....

 Period, repaired in 1838, 1892, 1895, 1946 and 1972.
Chek Lap Kok New Village, Wong Lung Hang Road, Tung Chung
Tung Chung
Tung Chung, meaning 'eastern stream', is an area situated on the north-western coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Tung Chung, currently one of the latest generation of new towns, was formerly a rural village around Tung Chung Wan, and along the delta and lower courses of Tung Chung River and Ma...

, Lantau Island
Lantau Island
Lantau Island , based on the old local name of Lantau Peak , is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong...

Built in 1823 at the north east of Chek Lap Kok
Chek Lap Kok
Chek Lap Kok was an island in the western waters of Hong Kong. Together with the smaller Lam Chau, it was leveled and merged via land reclamation into the platform for the current Hong Kong International Airport, which opened for commercial operations in 1998...

. The entire temple was built of granite quarried on the island. Dismantled in 1991 because of the construction of the new airport
Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong. It is colloquially known as Chek Lap Kok Airport , being built on the island of Chek Lap Kok by land reclamation, and also to distinguish it from its predecessor, the closed Kai Tak Airport.The airport opened for commercial...

, and rebuilt in 1994 at its present location.
Grade I http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/indirectcontrol/temple19.asp http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/ce/Museum/Monument/en/oe_lantau_historic.php
Yung Shue Wan
Yung Shue Wan
Yung Shue Wan is the main population centre on Lamma Island, Hong Kong. It has a population of approximately 6,000.-Features:The village is a mix of residential properties, shops and restaurants. Yung Shue Wan gives a Mediterranean feeling when walking through it...

, Lamma Island
Lamma Island
Lamma Island , also known as Pok Liu Chau or simply Pok Liu , is the third largest island in Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of the Islands District.-Name:...

Built some time before the 2nd year of Guangxu
Guangxu Emperor
The Guangxu Emperor , born Zaitian of the Aisin-Gioro clan, was the eleventh emperor of the Manchurian Qing Dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China. His reign lasted from 1875 to 1908, but in practice he ruled, under Empress Dowager Cixi's influence, only from 1889 to 1898...

 reign (1876) of the Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....

.
No grade http://www.islandsdc.gov.hk/index.php?action=sight&did=8&sid=61 http://www.discoverhongkong.com/promotions/greatoutdoors/eng/html/hikings/hikings_lamma.html http://www.m-dream.co.uk/images/galleries/lamma/ysw22.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/scowltek/1468477554/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/12326539@N05/5355502583/
O Tsai, Yung Shue Wan
Yung Shue Wan
Yung Shue Wan is the main population centre on Lamma Island, Hong Kong. It has a population of approximately 6,000.-Features:The village is a mix of residential properties, shops and restaurants. Yung Shue Wan gives a Mediterranean feeling when walking through it...

, Lamma Island
Lamma Island
Lamma Island , also known as Pok Liu Chau or simply Pok Liu , is the third largest island in Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of the Islands District.-Name:...

Sok Kwu Wan
Sok Kwu Wan
thumb|250px|Sok Kwu Wan viewed from [[Lamma Island]] walkSok Kwu Wan or Picnic Bay is a bay in the Middle East coast of Lamma Island, Hong Kong...

, Lamma Island
Probably built between 1826 and 1868. No grade http://www.islandsdc.gov.hk/index.php?action=sight&did=9 http://www.hongkongextras.com/lamma_island.html
Luk Chau Village, Lamma Island Believed to be built in the late Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....

 (1644-1911).
No grade http://www.islandsdc.gov.hk/index.php?action=sight&did=9&sid=66&lang=en
Nos. 69A & 69B, Wing On Street, Peng Chau
Peng Chau
Peng Chau is a small island located off the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island, Hong Kong, which has an area of 0.99 km².Peng Chau is known for its small island lifestyle, accessibility to fresh seafood, and several temples located around the island...

Probably built in 1792. Grade II http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple22.asp http://www.islandsdc.gov.hk/index.php?action=sight&did=7&sid=53
Po Toi
Po Toi
Po Toi is the main island of the Po Toi Islands and the southern-most island of Hong Kong, with an area of 3.69 km².-Name:...

 Island
Renovated in 1893. No grade http://www.flickr.com/photos/snuffy/55193288/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/snuffy/55188752/ http://www.samsays.com/Sam%20Pics/Hong%20Kong/Po%20Tai%20Island/target38.html
Tai A Chau
Tai A Chau
Tai A Chau is an uninhabited island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. It is referred to as South Soko Island in some media articles.-Geography:...

, Soko Islands
Soko Islands
The Soko Islands are a group of islands in Hong Kong. The group consists of Tai A Chau, Siu A Chau and several smaller nearby islands, in the southwestermost waters of the territory, to the southwest of Lantau Island....

Built in 1828. The Tong Fuk
Tong Fuk
Tong Fuk is a village and an area on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. It is a popular place for holiday recreation. Tong Fuk Beach in a bay south is a local attraction and visitors rent village houses for leisure.-Geography:...

 village committee contributed to its renovation in 2000.
http://www.epd.gov.hk/eia/register/report/eiareport/eia_1252006/html/eiareport/Part2/Section12/Sec2_12AnnexA.pdf
Hei Ling Chau
Hei Ling Chau
Hei Ling Chau , formerly Hayling Chau, is an island of Hong Kong, located east of Silver Mine Bay and Chi Ma Wan of Lantau Island. It is administratively part of the Islands District.-Geography:...

There are two Tin Hau temples on the island. One was built in 1925 and was converted into a store room. The current temple was built in 1985.
Shek Kwu Chau
Shek Kwu Chau
Shek Kwu Chau is an island of Hong Kong, located south of Lantau Island and between Cheung Chau and the Soko Islands. Administratively, it is part of Islands District.Shek Kwu Chau is a restricted area and a permit is required to visit the island....

http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/2378543420068044382NIHFfL http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/2025744780089912910mmEyEs

Kowloon City District
Kowloon City District
Kowloon City District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in Kowloon. It had a population of 381,352 in 2001. The district has the third most educated residents while its residents enjoy the highest income in Kowloon....

Location Notes Status References Photographs
No. 49 Ha Heung Road, To Kwa Wan
To Kwa Wan
To Kwa Wan is a bay and an area of the eastern shore of Kowloon peninsula of Hong Kong. The area is part of urban Hong Kong, and is adjacent to Hok Yuen, Hung Hom, Ma Tau Wai and Ma Tau Kok...

Built in 1885. Grade III http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple11.asp

Kwai Tsing District
Kwai Tsing District
Kwai Tsing is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It consists of two parts - Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi Island. Kwai Tsing is part of the New Territories. It had a population of 477,092 in 2001...

Location Notes Status References Photographs
Chung Mei Lower Village, Tsing Yi Island Tin Hau Festival in Tsing Yi lasts from 1st to 5th day of the 4th lunar month each year. The temple was originally located near Tsing Yi Tong. Upon reclamation of Tsing Yi, it was moved to Ha Ko Tan (下高灘), near today's Chung Mei Lo Uk Village.
Near Ha Kwai Chung Tsuen, Kwai Chung
Kwai Chung
Kwai Chung is a town in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Together with Tsing Yi Island, it is part of the Kwai Tsing District of Hong Kong. Kwai Chung is the site of the container port. It is also part of Tsuen Wan New Town. In 2000, it had a population of 287,000...

. Located across Kwai Chung Road
Kwai Chung Road
Kwai Chung Road is a main road in Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong. It starts from the junction with Cheung Sha Wan Road, Lai Chi Kok Road and Butterfly Valley Road in Cheung Sha Wan, via Mei Foo, Lai Chi Kok Bridge, Chung Kwai Chung, to the junction with Castle Peak Road and Cheung Wing...

 from Kwai Fong Terrace.
Built prior to 1828, the original temple was relocated to the present site in 1966 to make way for the port reclamation in Kwai Chung. No grade
Opposite to Block 26, Kwai Chung Estate, Tai Wo Hau
Tai Wo Hau
Tai Wo Hau is a place in Tsuen Wan across Tsuen Wan District and Kwai Tsing District. Its area mainly includes Tai Wo Hau Estate, Kwai Yin Court, Kwai Yung Court, and private buildings along Texaco Road. It also includes Kwok Shui Road at the north of Castle Peak Road....


Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in Kowloon. It had a population of 562,427 in 2001. The district has the third highest population while the income is below average....

Location Notes Status References Photographs
Ma Wan Tsuen, Lei Yue Mun
Lei Yue Mun
Lei Yue Mun is a short channel in Hong Kong, between Junk Bay and Victoria Harbour, separating Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. The channel is an important passage in the South China Sea. It is the east gate of Victoria Harbour.The lands around the channel are also called Lei Yue Mun...

 (Kowloon)
First built in 1753. Grade II http://www.kwuntong.org.hk/eg_a08.htm
Cha Kwo Ling
Cha Kwo Ling
Cha Kwo Ling is a hill in the eastern New Kowloon of Hong Kong, and the area around it. It is adjacent to Victoria Harbour and located to the west of Yau Tong and southwest of Lam Tin. Administratively, it belongs to the Kwun Tong District...

Initially built in Cha Kwo Ling Village during the Qing Dynasty, it was moved to Cha Kwo Ling Road in 1941, and was under maintenance and repair in 1947. Opened officially in 1948. Managed by the Chinese Temples Committee
Chinese Temples Committee
The Chinese Temples Committee is a statutory body in Hong Kong established under the Chinese Temples Ordinance . It is mainly responsible for the operation and management of twenty-four temples directly under its management. It also handles temple registration...

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No grade
6-8 Sai Yuen, Anderson Hill, Sau Mau Ping
Sau Mau Ping
Sau Mau Ping is an area in eastern New Kowloon, Hong Kong.Its Chinese name was formerly So Mau Ping , but this was often mis-rendered So Mo Ping , meaning a place to 'visit one's ancestors'. In fact, during World War II, much of the area was used as a cemetery...


(九龍秀茂坪新區安達臣山6-8號泗園)
Hoi Kwok Tin Hau Shing Mo Temple
(海國天后聖母廟)

North District
North District, Hong Kong
North District is the northernmost district of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the northwestern part of the New Territories. The new town of Fanling-Sheung Shui is within this district. It had a population of 298,657 in 2001. The district has the second lowest population density.It...

Location Notes Status References Photographs
Lung Yeuk Tau
Lung Yeuk Tau
Lung Yeuk Tau , commonly known as Lung Ku Tau and also called Lung Ling is an area located northeast of Luen Wo Hui in Fanling, New Territories, Hong Kong....

, Fanling
Fanling
Fanling , also known as Fan Ling and Fan Leng, is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of the North District...

Declared
Declared monuments of Hong Kong
Declared monuments of Hong Kong are places, structures or buildings legally declared to be "protected". In Hong Kong, declaring a monument requires consulting the Antiquities Advisory Board, the approval of the Chief Executive as well as the publication of the notice in government gazette.As of 12...

http://www.amo.gov.hk/en/monuments_77.php http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Monument/en/trails_lung1.php?tid=7
Sai Ho, Kat O
Kat O
Kat O or Crooked Island is an island of Hong Kong located in the north-east of the territory. Administratively, it is part of North District.-Geography:...

 Island
Built in 1863. Grade I
No. 72 Ping Che
Ping Che
Ping Che is a village in Ta Kwu Ling, North District, Hong Kong.Che refers to the method of farming that the Che people used.-Features:The Cheung Shan Monastery in Ping Che is a declared monument...

, Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling is an area in the North District, New Territories, Hong Kong, located northeast of Sheung Shui, close to the border with mainland China....

Grade II http://www.fso-tela.gov.hk/accessibility/eng/locations_details.cfm?Photo_Num=00465
Muk Wu Tsuen, Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling is an area in the North District, New Territories, Hong Kong, located northeast of Sheung Shui, close to the border with mainland China....

Built around 1912-1913. No grade
Ma Mei Ha, Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling is an area in the North District, New Territories, Hong Kong, located northeast of Sheung Shui, close to the border with mainland China....

No. 41 Hung Kiu San Tsuen, Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui is an area in New Territories, Hong Kong. Sheung Shui Town, a part of this area, is part of the Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town in the North District of Hong Kong. Fanling Town is to its southeast.-History:...

Rebuilt in 1961. No grade
Wai Loi Tsuen, Sheung Shui Wai
Sheung Shui Wai
Sheung Shui Wai , also known as Sheung Shui Heung is an area in Sheung Shui, in the northern part of the New Territories of Hong Kong...

, Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui is an area in New Territories, Hong Kong. Sheung Shui Town, a part of this area, is part of the Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town in the North District of Hong Kong. Fanling Town is to its southeast.-History:...



Item #221 on map: http://www.epd.gov.hk/eia/register/report/eiareport/eia_0712001/Volume4/APP-A11-1/Fig-A11-16.GIF
Completely renovated to modern structure.
Ping Kong, Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui
Sheung Shui is an area in New Territories, Hong Kong. Sheung Shui Town, a part of this area, is part of the Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town in the North District of Hong Kong. Fanling Town is to its southeast.-History:...

Within a walled village
Walled villages of Hong Kong
Once common throughout China, walled villages can still be found in southern China and Hong Kong. Most of the walled villages in Hong Kong are located in the New Territories...

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Sha Tau Kok
Sha Tau Kok
Sha Tau Kok or Shataukok or Sathewkok is a town in the northeastern corner of Hong Kong. Located on the border with mainland China, there is another town of same Chinese name, Shatoujiao, romanized using Hanyu Pinyin, across the Sham Chun River-defined border in Shenzhen of mainland...

http://www.hk-place.com/view.php?id=129 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz52r-E48E8
Wu Shek Kok, Sha Tau Kok
Sha Tau Kok
Sha Tau Kok or Shataukok or Sathewkok is a town in the northeastern corner of Hong Kong. Located on the border with mainland China, there is another town of same Chinese name, Shatoujiao, romanized using Hanyu Pinyin, across the Sham Chun River-defined border in Shenzhen of mainland...

Nam Chung
Nam Chung
Nam Chung is an area in the north eastern New Territories of Hong Kong, west of Luk Keng and to the southwest of the Starling Inlet , opposite of Sha Tau Kok....


Sai Kung District
Sai Kung District
Sai Kung District is the second largest district in Hong Kong in terms of area. It comprises the southern half of Sai Kung Peninsula and Clear Water Bay Peninsula in the New Territories plus a strip to the east of Kowloon. The administrative centre is Sai Kung Town but the district's population is...

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Joss House Bay
Joss House Bay
Joss House Bay, also known as Tai Miu Wan indigenously, is near the south end of Clear Water Bay Peninsula in Hong Kong....

 (大廟灣; Tai Miu Wan)
See detailed article
Tin Hau Temple, Joss House Bay
The Tin Hau Temple in Joss House Bay , sometimes referred to as Tai Miu is Hong Kong's oldest and largest Tin Hau Temple...

Grade I http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple20.asp http://www.travelinsaikung.org.hk/english/land/tin_hau_temple.shtml
Hang Hau
Hang Hau
Hang Hau is a residential area in Hong Kong. It is located at the eastern edge of the Tseung Kwan O New Town. Most of the land was reclaimed from Ap Chai Wan .- History :...

, Sai Kung
Built around 1840. Grade II
Leung Shuen Wan Chau (High Island
High Island, Hong Kong
High Island or Leung Shuen Wan is a former island in the southeast of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hong Kong. The island was connected to the peninsula by two dams to enclose the Kwun Mun Channel and form the High Island Reservoir. The construction of the dam spanned 10 years from 1969 to 1979...

), Sai Kung
Probably built in 1741. It is located in the original coastal site and is feng shui
Feng shui
Feng shui ' is a Chinese system of geomancy believed to use the laws of both Heaven and Earth to help one improve life by receiving positive qi. The original designation for the discipline is Kan Yu ....

-oriented.
Grade II http://hub.hku.hk/bitstream/10722/56068/1/FullText.pdf http://www.travelinsaikung.org.hk/english/sea/leung_shuen.shtml
Po Tung Road, Sai Kung Town
Sai Kung Town
Sai Kung Town or simply Sai Kung is a town on Sai Kung Peninsula, facing the Sai Kung Hoi , part of Sai Kung District in the New Territories, Hong Kong...

Tin Hau Temple and Hip Tin Temple Grade III
Wong Keng Tei, Pak Tam Chung
Pak Tam Chung
Pak Tam Chung is an area in the southern part of the Sai Kung Peninsula in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It is administratively under the Sai Kung District....

, Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula is a peninsula in the easternmost part of the New Territories in Hong Kong. Its name comes from Sai Kung Town in the central southern area of the peninsula...

Tai Mong Tsai, Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula is a peninsula in the easternmost part of the New Territories in Hong Kong. Its name comes from Sai Kung Town in the central southern area of the peninsula...

Pak Kong
Pak Kong
Pak Kong is a village in Sai Kung Peninsula, Hong Kong.Pak Kong was first settled by tenants of the Wong clan, in the mid-16th century. It is a multi-surname village, with the clans resident there today being the Lok , Cheng , Lei , Lau , and Leung .There is a Tin Hau Temple in Pak Kong.-External...

, Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula is a peninsula in the easternmost part of the New Territories in Hong Kong. Its name comes from Sai Kung Town in the central southern area of the peninsula...

Nam Wai
South Ninepin Island (Ninepin Group
Ninepin Group
The Ninepin Group or Kwo Chau Islands is a group of 29 islands in the easternmost waters of Hong Kong. The Ninepin Group falls under the jurisdiction of Sai Kung District of Hong Kong.-Islands:The islands of the group include:...

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Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po, or Shamshuipo, is an area of Sham Shui Po District, Hong Kong, situated in the northwestern part of the Kowloon Peninsula, north of Tai Kok Tsui, east of Cheung Sha Wan and south of Shek Kip Mei. Sham Shui Po is known for its street market for electronic devices.-History:Sham Shui Po...

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No.180-184 Yee Kuk Street, at the corner of Kweilin Street, Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po, or Shamshuipo, is an area of Sham Shui Po District, Hong Kong, situated in the northwestern part of the Kowloon Peninsula, north of Tai Kok Tsui, east of Cheung Sha Wan and south of Shek Kip Mei. Sham Shui Po is known for its street market for electronic devices.-History:Sham Shui Po...

Erected in 1901. Grade III http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple15.asp

Southern District
Southern District, Hong Kong
The Southern District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the southern part of Hong Kong Island. It had a population of 290,240 in 2001. This district has the fourth lowest population of Hong Kong.-Geography:...

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No. 182 Aberdeen Main Road
Aberdeen Main Road
Aberdeen Main Road, , is a major road in Aberdeen, Hong Kong.- Nearby :* Aberdeen Centre, Hong Kong* Tin Hau Temple, Aberdeen* Aberdeen Chinese Permanent Cemetery* Aberdeen Reservoir Road* Aberdeen Reservoir* Aberdeen Market...

, Aberdeen
Built in 1851. Grade II
No. 333 Shek O Village, Shek O
Shek O
Shek O is a beachside village located on the south-eastern part of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of Southern District. The scenery of Shek O is the setting of numerous Cantopop music videos.-Geography:...

Believed to be built before 1891. Grade III
Stanley Plaza, Stanley Main Street, Stanley
Stanley, Hong Kong
Stanley is a town and a tourist attraction in Hong Kong. It located on a peninsula on the southeastern part of Hong Kong Island. It is east of Repulse Bay and west of Shek O, adjacent to Chung Hom Kok...

Built in 1767. No grade
Middle Island
Middle Island, Hong Kong
Middle Island is an island of Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of Southern District.-Geography:Middle Island is located 100 m off the southern coast of Hong Kong Island, between Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay.-Features:...


Tai Po District
Tai Po District
Tai Po District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It covers the areas of Tai Po, Tai Po Kau, Ting Kok, Plover Cove and the northern part of Sai Kung Peninsula on both shores of Tolo Channel. It is located in the New Territories...

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Ting Kok Road, Tai Po Kau Hui Built before 1691. On the left of the Tin Hau Temple is Hip Tin Temple dedicated to Kwan Tai. On its right is Tam Sin Temple where Tam Sin is revered. Grade II http://orientalsweetlips.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!707C1787E97F2563!255.entry http://hkclweb.hkpl.gov.hk/hkclr2/igateway?svc=bsch&stype=itr¶m=title&frm=1&to=1&ss=ContentPhoto&ctrlid=2005753&lang=eng
Nos. 52-53 Tsz Tong Tsuen, Tai Hang
Tai Hang (Tai Po)
Tai Hang is an area in Tai Po, Hong Kong.The area counts several villages, including two walled villages: Chung Sum Wai and Fui Sha Wai ....

, Tai Po
Tai Po
Tai Po is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It refers to the vicinity of the traditional market towns in the area presently known as Tai Po Old Market or Tai Po Kau Hui and the Tai Wo Town on the other side of the Lam Tsuen River, near the old Tai Po Market Station of the...

Adjacent to Man Tai Temple. Built in 1774. Grade II
Fong Ma Po, Lam Tsuen
Lam Tsuen
Lam Tsuen is an area in Tai Po. It is famous for Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees. A river Lam Tsuen River, empties into Tai Po Hoi.-Villages:...

Near the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees
Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees
The Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees is one of the popular shrines in Hong Kong. They are located near the Tin Hau Temple in Fong Ma Po Village, in Lam Tsuen. The temple was built around 1768 or 1771, during the reign of Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty .The two banyan trees are frequented by tourists and the...

. Believed to be built in 1768 or around 1771. The temple was damaged by Typhoon Dot
1964 Pacific typhoon season
The 1964 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1964, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December...

 in 1964 and by a fire in 1965. It was extensively renovated in 1967.
Grade II http://www.thaiworldview.com/hongkong/newterritories/lamtsuen.htm
Shuen Wan area of Plover Cove
Plover Cove
Plover Cove or Shuen Wan Hoi is a cove in the Tai Po area of Hong Kong, near Tolo Channel and Tolo Harbour.It is encircled by the hills Pat Sin Leng and Wan Leng , the Yim Tin Tsai, Ma Shi Chau and Tung Tau Chau island ranges, and a long peninsula extending from Fu Tau Sha...

, next to Kei Shan Kok between Wai Ha and Ha Tei Ha.
One of the three temples of the Sam Kung Temples complex (三宮廟). The other ones are a Hip Tin Temple, dedicated to Kwan Tai (Guan Yu), and a Temple of Confucius
Temple of Confucius
A Temple of Confucius or Confucian temple is a temple devoted to the memory of Confucius and the sages and philosophers of Confucianism.- History :...

. The Sam Kung Temples complex had been destroyed by a typhoon in 1936 and was reconstructed in 2009.
No grade http://www.hkhikers.com/Shuen%20Wan%20Temple%20event.htm
Ha Wai, Tap Mun Chau The temple complex comprises three temples in two buildings: the first building is a Tin Hau Temple, built in 1737, to which an annex was later added, housing a Kwan Tai
Guan Yu
Guan Yu was a general serving under the warlord Liu Bei during the late Eastern Han Dynasty of China. He played a significant role in the civil war that led to the collapse of the Han Dynasty and the establishment of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period, of which Liu Bei was the...

 Temple. On its left, Shui Yuet Kung, built in 1788, is dedicated to Kwun Yam and the Earth God.
Grade II
Heritage conservation in Hong Kong
This article details the history and status of Heritage conservation in Hong Kong, as well as the role of various stakeholders.An indication of the size of the built heritage in Hong Kong is given by a territory-wide survey conducted by the Antiquities and Monuments Office between 1996 and 2000,...

Ping Chau
Ping Chau
Ping Chau is an island in Hong Kong. It is also known as Tung Ping Chau . Tung is prepended to the name so as to avoid possible confusion with Peng Chau, another island in Hong Kong with an identically pronounced name in the Cantonese language...

Built at around 1765. Grade III
Ko Lau Wan, North Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula
Sai Kung Peninsula is a peninsula in the easternmost part of the New Territories in Hong Kong. Its name comes from Sai Kung Town in the central southern area of the peninsula...


Tsuen Wan District
Tsuen Wan District
Tsuen Wan District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the New Territories and is served by the Tsuen Wan Line of the MTR metro system. It had a population of 275,527 in 2001...

Location Notes Status References Photographs
Wai Tsuen Road, Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan is a bay in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong, opposite to Tsing Yi Island across Rambler Channel. The market town of Tsuen Wan emerged for the surrounding villages and fleets of fishing boats in the area. The town is around the present-day Tsuen Wan Station of the MTR...

 Town
Situated at the east of Luk Yeung Sun Chuen
Luk Yeung Sun Chuen
Luk Yeung Sun Chuen , or Luk Yeung Sun Tsuen, is a private housing estate built above the MTR Tsuen Wan Station, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong. It comprises 17 high-rise buildings with a total of 4000 units...

, next to Block J, the temple was built in 1721 during the reign of Kangxi
Kangxi Emperor
The Kangxi Emperor ; Manchu: elhe taifin hūwangdi ; Mongolian: Энх-Амгалан хаан, 4 May 1654 –20 December 1722) was the fourth emperor of the Qing Dynasty, the first to be born on Chinese soil south of the Pass and the second Qing emperor to rule over China proper, from 1661 to 1722.Kangxi's...

 (1661–1722) of the Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....

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Grade II
Yau Kam Tau Village, Po Fung Road, Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan is a bay in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong, opposite to Tsing Yi Island across Rambler Channel. The market town of Tsuen Wan emerged for the surrounding villages and fleets of fishing boats in the area. The town is around the present-day Tsuen Wan Station of the MTR...

The temple is a single storey stone house. It lies by the side of the Yau Kam Tau Village Rural Committee, on a terrace built by boulders.
Nos. 56-58 Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road is the longest road in Hong Kong. It runs from Tai Po Road in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon to the very north of the New Territories, serving south, west and north New Territories, being one of the most distant roads in early Hong Kong.-Name:...

, Tsing Lung Tau
Tsing Lung Tau
Tsing Lung Tau is a small area in Tsuen Wan West, New Territories in Hong Kong.-Geographical information:It is located on the southwest coast of the New Territories in Hong Kong, between Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun. There are two villages: Tsing Lung Tau Village and Yuen Tun Village, with many...

Built before 1889. Grade III
No. 38 Ma Wan Town, Ma Wan
Ma Wan
Ma Wan is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island, with an area of 0.97 km². Administratively, it is part of Tsuen Wan District....

It was renovated in 1860. Grade III
Northern beach, Ma Wan
Ma Wan
Ma Wan is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island, with an area of 0.97 km². Administratively, it is part of Tsuen Wan District....

Recently rebuilt. Said to have been originally built by the local pirate Cheung Po Tsai
Cheung Po Tsai
Cheung Po Tsai was a 19th century Chinese pirate. He was also known as Cheung Po/Chang Pao/Zhang Bao .Several places in Hong Kong are linked to Cheung Po Tsai:* Cheung Po Tsai Cave, on Cheung Chau island...


Tuen Mun District
Tuen Mun District
Tuen Mun District is one of the 18 administrative districts of Hong Kong. Its name was previously 'Tsing Shan' and it changed in the 1970s. It is the westernmost continental district of Hong Kong, located about 32 km from the Kowloon Peninsula, 7 km southwest of Yuen Long and 18 km...

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Sha Chau
Sha Chau
Sha Chau is an island at the northwest water of Hong Kong. It is off the shore of Lung Kwu Tan near Tuen Mun in the mainland New Territories, separated by waterway of Urmston Road....

Probably built in 1846. Rebuilt in 1998. Grade II
Tin Hau Road, Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun is a town near the mouth of Tuen Mun River and Castle Peak Bay in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It was one of the earliest settlements in Hong Kong which can be dated back to the Neolithic period. In the more recent past, it was home to many Tanka fishermen who gathered at the Castle...

(See detailed article
Hau Kok Tin Hau Temple
Hau Kok Tin Hau Temple is a Tin Hau temple in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.-Location:The temple stands by the Tuen Mun River Channel. It is located next to Tin Hau Road in Tuen Mun, within a short distance from the Tuen Mun Station of the West Rail Line...

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Called the "Hau Kok Tin Hau Temple", the temple stands by the Tuen Mun River
Tuen Mun River
The Tuen Mun River is a river in Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong. It has many tributaries, with major ones coming from Lam Tei, Kau Keng Shan, Hung Shui Hang and Nai Wai. It flows south, splitting Tuen Mun into a west side and an east side...

 Channel. Subsequent to reclamation, the temple is now enclosed by factories.
No grade
Tai Lam Kok, near Tai Lam Chung, Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun is a town near the mouth of Tuen Mun River and Castle Peak Bay in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It was one of the earliest settlements in Hong Kong which can be dated back to the Neolithic period. In the more recent past, it was home to many Tanka fishermen who gathered at the Castle...

. Located across Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road is the longest road in Hong Kong. It runs from Tai Po Road in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon to the very north of the New Territories, serving south, west and north New Territories, being one of the most distant roads in early Hong Kong.-Name:...

 from the Maritime Services Training Institute.
Renovated in 1955. Grade III
So Kwun Wat
So Kwun Wat
So Kwun Wat, commonly pronounced So Kwun Fat , is an area on the south coast of the western mainland New Territory in Hong Kong. The proper So Kwun Wat is a human inhabitant in the valley between Siu Lam and Sam Shing Hui...

So Kwun Tan, 18 miles (milestone) Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road is the longest road in Hong Kong. It runs from Tai Po Road in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon to the very north of the New Territories, serving south, west and north New Territories, being one of the most distant roads in early Hong Kong.-Name:...

Tsing Chuen Wai
Tsing Chuen Wai
Tsing Chuen Wai is a walled village located in the Lam Tei area, in the northern part of Tuen Mun District, in Hong Kong.-History:Tsing Chuen Wai, formerly known as Mak Yuen Wai , was established by the To Clan about 300 years ago...

Pak Long, Lung Kwu Tan
Lung Kwu Tan
Lung Kwu Tan is an area located in the western part of Tuen Mun District, Hong Kong.-Geography:The area is located at the southwest of Castle Peak and consists of Lung Kwu Tan and Lung Kwu Sheung Tan.-Features:...

Sam Shing Hui, Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun
Tuen Mun is a town near the mouth of Tuen Mun River and Castle Peak Bay in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It was one of the earliest settlements in Hong Kong which can be dated back to the Neolithic period. In the more recent past, it was home to many Tanka fishermen who gathered at the Castle...

Fuk Hang Tsuen, Fuk Hang Tsuen Path http://www.hkhikers.com/images/Lam%20Tei%20Reservoir/Lam%20Tei%20Reservoir%2032.JPG http://www.hkhikers.com/images/Lam%20Tei%20Reservoir/Lam%20Tei%20Reservoir%2033.JPG http://www.hkhikers.com/Lam%20Tei%20Reservoir.htm

Wan Chai District
Wan Chai District
The Wan Chai District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong, located in the north of Hong Kong island. It had a population of 167,146 in 2001. The district has the second most educated residents with the highest income, the second lowest population and the third oldest residents, and is also the...

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No. 9, Blue Pool Road
Blue Pool Road
Blue Pool Road is a road linking Happy Valley and Wong Nai Chung Gap on the Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It starts in Wong Nai Chung Road, breaks at a roundabout, and continues in Tai Hang Road where it ends in a dead end. It is steep, and is mainly lined with residential apartments, although...

, Wong Nai Chung (Happy Valley
Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Happy Valley is a mostly residential suburb of Hong Kong, located in the northern part of Hong Kong Island. Administratively, it is part of Wan Chai District....

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The Tam Kung Temple, together with the Tin Hau Temple at the back, was relocated from the former Wong Nai Chung Village to the present site in 1901 to pave way for the redevelopment of Happy Valley. No grade .doc http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/directcontrol/temple4.asp

Wong Tai Sin District
Wong Tai Sin District
Wong Tai Sin District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong, and is the only landlocked district of the city. It is located in Kowloon and has a population of 444,630...

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Behind Lok Man House, Lok Fu Estate
Lok Fu Estate
Lok Fu Estate is a public housing estate in Lok Fu, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, near MTR Lok Fu Station.Hong Keung Court is a Home Ownership Scheme court near Lok Tung House, Lok Fu Estate. It has one block built in 1999.-History:...

, Lok Fu
Lok Fu
Lok Fu is a place in Wong Tai Sin District, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is located at the east of Kowloon Tong, the west of Wong Tai Sin and the north of Kowloon City. It geographically includes nearby Wang Tau Hom.It was named as Lo Fu Ngam...

Nga Tsin Wai Tsuen
Nga Tsin Wai Tsuen
Nga Tsin Wai Tsuen , also known as Hing Yau Yu Tsuen is a walled village in Wong Tai Sin, New Kowloon, Hong Kong...


Yau Tsim Mong District
Yau Tsim Mong District
Yau Tsim Mong District is one of 18 districts of Hong Kong, located on western Kowloon peninsula. It is the core urban area of Kowloon. The district has the third highest population density of all districts...

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Temple Street
Temple Street, Hong Kong
Temple Street is a street located in the areas of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is known for its night market and one of the busiest flea markets at night in the territory. The night market is in the Yau Ma Tei, Jordan part of the street and not the Mong Kok part of the street...

, Yau Ma Tei
Yau Ma Tei
Yau Ma Tei, also known as Waterloo , is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District in the south of the Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong.-Name:Yau Ma Tei is a phonetic transliteration of the name 油麻地 in Cantonese...

(see above). The temple comprises the Shing Wong Temple, Fook Tak Temple and Shea Tan. The Hsu Yuen (study hall) is part of the temples and was active until 1955. Grade II http://www.ctc.org.hk/en/indirectcontrol/temple10.asp http://www.panoramicearth.com/2568/Hong_Kong/Tin_Hau_Temple

Yuen Long District
Yuen Long District
Yuen Long District , is one of the districts of Hong Kong located in the northwest of the New Territories. It had a population of 449,070 in 2001. The district has the youngest population of Hong Kong and the lowest income in the New Territories.-Geography:...

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Off Tai Shu Ha Road, Tai Kei Leng/Nga Yiu Tau, Shap Pat Heung
Shap Pat Heung
Shap Pat Heung is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Located south of Yuen Long and northwest of Tai Tong, the area occupied the plain north of hills of Tai Lam. Cantonese name Shap Pat Heung means eighteen villages at its beginning. It is later expanded to thirty villages...

Called the "Tai Shu Ha Tin Hau Temple" (大樹下天后廟), it got its name from being a Tin Hau Temple under a tree. Probably built in 1786. The celebration taking place there for the Birthday of Tin Hau is one of the biggest in the city. Grade I http://www.go2yl.com/history.asp?id=k05&lang=eng
Wang Tat Road, Fung Chi Tsuen, Ping Shan
Ping Shan
Ping Shan is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It is located west of Yuen Long Town and Shui Pin Wai, and south of Tin Shui Wai. Administratively, it is part of Yuen Long District.-Geography:...

Constructed before 1908. Grade I
Tung Tau Tsuen, Yuen Long Kau Hui
Yuen Long Kau Hui
Yuen Long Kau Hui is an area in Yuen Long, Yuen Long District, in the western New Territories of Hong Kong.-Geography:Yuen Long Kau Hui is located in the north-east of the present Yuen Long Town. It is sited south of a small hill and directly north of Yuen Long MTR Station. It comprises several...

It is connected with the Kwun Yum Temple at the back, and they are considered as one complex. Grade II
Sha Kong Tsuen, Ha Tsuen
Ha Tsuen
Ha Tsuen , or Ha Tsuen Heung is an area at the west of Yuen Long Town in Hong Kong. Administratively, it belongs to Yuen Long District.-History:...

Originally built in the 1800s. Grade II
Wing Ping Tsuen, San Tin
San Tin
San Tin , or San Tin Heung , is an area located near Lok Ma Chau area in the New Territories and belongs to the Yuen Long District, Hong Kong....

Called the "Tung Shan Temple" (東山廟), it is dedicated to Tin Hau. It underwent a renovation in 1893. Grade II
No.62 Shui Mei Tsuen, Kam Tin
Kam Tin
Kam Tin , or Kam Tin Heung , is an area in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It is north of Tai Mo Shan and east of Yuen Long. It was formerly known as Sham Tin...

It is believed that the temple was built between 1662–1722 and rebuilt in 1936. Grade III
Ng Uk Tsuen, Wang Chau
Wang Chau (Yuen Long)
Wang Chau is an area of Yuen Long District, Hong Kong, located west of the Shan Pui River.Long Ping Estate is a mixed public/TPS estate in Wang Chau.-Sights:Several monuments are located in Wang Chau, including:...

Rebuilt in 1981.
Nam Hang Pai, Shap Pat Heung
Shap Pat Heung
Shap Pat Heung is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Located south of Yuen Long and northwest of Tai Tong, the area occupied the plain north of hills of Tai Lam. Cantonese name Shap Pat Heung means eighteen villages at its beginning. It is later expanded to thirty villages...

, off Tai Tong Road
Ha Pak Nai
Fung Kat Heung
Hung Shui Kiu
Hung Shui Kiu
Hung Shui Kiu is an area between Ping Shan and Lam Tei, in the western part of the New Territories of Hong Kong. It covers parts of Yuen Long andTuen Mun districts. It is largely rural residential.-Transportation:...

Mai Po Lung Tsuen

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