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Man Mo Temple

1,106 Reviews

Man Mo Temple

1,106 Reviews
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No.124-126 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong China
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[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour

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Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is a unique fishing village that blends the old and new. The traditional lifestyle shared among fishermen or Tanka people with many antique junks and sampans are juxtaposed against fleets of luxury yachts and towering skyscrapers. The typhoon shelter is also home to many intangible cultural heritage, all being traces of the humble beginnings of Hong Kong when it was still a small fishing village.<br><br>Let us bring you back in time as you hop onboard our unique sampan boats, we will cruise through 13 different local landmarks around the charming Aberdeen fishing village. While cruising, try immerse yourself in the area’s rich culture and history, through our exquisitely designed audio guide, where you will listen to folk-tales, lullabies and narratives of the area. If you’re lucky, you may be able to witness traditional dragon boat trainings or live fish trade in action!
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patrickperbkk wrote a review Apr. 2020
Perth, Australia1,224 contributions164 helpful votes
One of the most popular temples in Hong Kong. A short walk from Hollywood street. Great atmosphere at the temple, though a bit smokey and crowded inside the temple. If anyone wants to visit a temple in HK, Man Mo is highly recommended.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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ACL3112 wrote a review Feb. 2020
UK3,389 contributions277 helpful votes
The temple is wedged between high rise buildings which detract from the beauty of the building - but it is there as a reminder of Hongkong's past. It is home to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo) - they were both worshipped and prayed to by students who were taking the tough (and prestigious) exams to become administrators in Imperial China. It was built in 1847 and it became part of the declared monuments in 2009. You are welcome to enter as a visitor, there is a heavy arome of incense which comes from large hanging coils and from incense sticks bouht by worshippers. The interior is impressive, a worthwhile visit. Hollywood Road is full of small antique shops, you are away from the Hongkong of giant shopping centres, perhaps a reminder of gentler times.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mohd Oqba wrote a review Jan. 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia70 contributions21 helpful votes
I felt those who come to see Hong Kong this is a place they should visit. Into the incense burning smoky prayer hall. I stepped into a time-capsule. Not only the peoples culture but also the beautiful ornery decorations and idols.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Cartertravels15 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Alton, United Kingdom192 contributions94 helpful votes
Well worth seeing.But it is small ,smokey and crowded.Very atmospheric as it is dark and quiet in there. Glad to have seen it once.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Remi wrote a review Jan. 2020
England2,314 contributions143 helpful votes
A must visit tourist spot in the Sheung Wan region. The temple built in 1847 pays tribute to the God of Literature and God of War. It's widely worshipped by ambitious students and locals for success in civil examinations and for good health, good luck and prosperity of the family respectively. It is a listed Grade 1 historical building and is preserved as a declared monument. The charisteristic incence coils demonstrates the divinity.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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