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Man Mo Temple

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“hollywood road”(72 reviews)
“incense burning”(29 reviews)
“ladder street”(17 reviews)
The Man Mo Temple Compound on Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan comprising three blocks, namely Man Mo Temple, Lit Shing Kung and Kung Sor, was built approximately between 1847 and 1862 by wealthy Chinese merchants. Man Mo Temple was built mainly for the...more
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124-126 Hollywood Road | Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China
Tai Po
+852 2803 2916
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little hideaway on Hollywood Road near Ladder Street. There is not much to see, but when you go inside it is fascinating. The smell of incense is intense, but does add to the aura. The main problem I had was the the blatant commercialism inside...More

Thank Grumpybrother
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Central this is worth a visit. Take the mid level escalators then the short walk to the temple. Make a donation and light an incense stick in the temple to make most of the visit.

Thank davidbrown86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Man Mo Temple was the centre of the Chinese community during early colonial period. It was the judiciary for the locals as well as a vital place of worship. Today part of it becomes an ancestral hall. The shrine of Literary and Martial Arts Saints...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While walking down Hollywood Road peering into the antique shops I stumbled upon Man Ho Temple. It really was a surprise: the colour, architecture and presence. Offcourse I had to go in. Just outside stood a tree where locals and visitors tied ribbons as part...More

Thank JustinWRA
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is an impressive temple, admittedly full of tourists. We got the escalator up (a weird but fun thing to do) and then did the short walk along Hollywood Road. The temple is beautifully decorated inside and is really interesting to see such a historical...More

Thank paletraveller101
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Oldest temple in HK. Lots of incense but very cool. If you have asthma you might want to skip it due to the incense but it was right down the street from my hotel and I liked it alot. Very cool inside - lots going...More

Thank kb359
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This kind of temple can be found in any Indian village let alone the city. It was not what I expect expected.

Thank NikhilR677
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Large coils of slowly burning incense hang from the ceiling of Man Mo Temple on Hollywood Road in Hong Kong. Local resident come here to pray and the smoke filled hall with old Chinese lanterns is a very unique experience to take it. You could...More

Thank kiyuri
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Mon Mo Temple is one of the oldest temples in Hong Kong. We loved the sacred atmosphere of the temple with a lot of coiled incenses hanging from the ceiling. Highly recommended.

Thank ugteku
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I really love this place. It has an awesome calm atmosphere. It is so photogenic if a little smokey with the burning incense but it is an active temple for worshipping not a tourist attraction. It's a gotta do on the Hong Kong list.

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Carmen F
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
We were pushed for time and jumped in a taxi