Giving a glimpse into the famous Qing Dynasty’s architecture, the famous Man Mo Temple is one of the oldest temples in Hong Kong. The name Man Mo means the Gods of war who were preached by the students to pass their exams. Here are a few important facts about this famous temple.
How to Visit
The temple can be reached easily within 10-15 minutes from your Wan Chai hotel, such as the famous Dorsett Wan Chai Hong Kong. There is a sightseeing bus or many taxis on the road to get to Hollywood Road where the temple is located. The mass transit railway is the other affordable option.
The temple was famous for resolving disputes between the colonials and the Chinese. It bears a unique architecture that gives the ancient Chinese atmosphere, based on the colour red which signifies luck. The Lit Shing Kung inside the temple is used to worship the Buddhist and Taoist deities.
Things to Keep in Mind
It is important to wear decent clothes that will cover your body well to show respect to the temple and the local culture. Being on your best behaviour by maintaining silence is crucial. Do not take pictures at the Kung Sor; where you are allowed to take pictures, do not use your flash. Smoking is prohibited inside the temple premises.