Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island., Hong Kong
Nicolas Hoizey
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Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island., Hong Kong
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Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island., Hong Kong
Nicolas Hoizey
Nicolas Hoizey nicolas-hoizey.photo
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Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island., Hong Kong
Nicolas Hoizey
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Hong Kong Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island.

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The Man Mo Temple is in Sheung Wan, on Hong Kong island.

It is a picturesque tribute to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo), both of whom were worshipped by ambitious students looking to succeed in the civil examinations of Imperial China.

Built in 1847, this remains the largest Man Mo temple in Hong Kong.

Photography Tips

Photographers are explicitely authorized in this part of the temple as long as they don't bother the whorshipers.

Incense coils (aka spirals) burning inside the temple are very picturesque.

Travel Information

The temple is in the middle of the city, so you can come by foot or taxi, and there are bus and metro stops not far.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing Daytime
Sunrise & Sunset 05:50 - 19:09 | current local time: 01:20
Photo Themes faith incense indoor Religion Temple worship

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