Hoi Wong Temple (Street Temple)

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Occupying only one square meter on Nam Ning Street sits a temple that has been a humble yet immovable presence on the island since time immemorial. Plants and offerings decorate the altar as devout locals take a moment from their busy day to pay their respects to Hoi Wong (海王), King of the Sea. Legend has it that when they attempted to relocate the temple, a restaurant across it caught fire immediately. The residents took this as a bad omen and attributed this incident to the angry water god; thus, sealing it in its place.


See · Local Experience · Budget · Religiously Significant · Value for Money · Big Groups · For Two · Small Groups · Solo

Open today: 24 hours

14 Nam Ning Street, Hong Kong

Walk-in only, Outdoors

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