Situated on the Hollywood Road, Man Mo Temple wins its prestige home and abroad. Though the date of the construction of the temple is unable to test, it can be calculated according to the cultural relics in the temple that about 1842 it had already existed. Man Mo Temple is a grand architecture of ancient relics. Emperor Wen and Wu are consecrated in the temple. Wen here represents literary affairs, while Wu means military accomplishments, respectively symbolized by emperor Wenchang and Guan Yu. Therefore the temple was named Man Mo Temple for short.
What the two emperors are in charge of are school work and careers in the eyes of people today. As a result, it attracts many pilgrims and tourists to come here, and incense in the temple is constantly all the year round. Every year before the examination, many students can be found coming to the Man Mo Temple to worship the emperors, wishing that they can come top in the school exams. While young people come here, praying that they can have a smooth sailing career. It is very obvious that these two emperors are influential in the hearts of people.
With the longest history, Man Mo Temple is an ancient temple in Hong Kong. Entering the temple, you can find some ancient cultural relics, such as the Bronze bell, huge tripod, imperial carriage, and fine vulture fine-pointed wood carving gods etc. services like providing incenses and holy coat are offered to pilgrims for their bidding. To the tourists’ convenience, they can buy and burn incense to thank gods. Wenchang pens and "yuan-bao" are also sold in the temple. One can buy the pens and gives them as gifts to his or her children for it is said that they can help to achieve a lot in study. Another reason why the temple is so popular is that related Chinese and English services are provided here.
Take bus No. 26 in front of Zhidi Square of Central Mid Levels, and get off at the second station of Hollywood Rd., then get there by foot.
Opening Hours: Daily 8am-6pm.
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