Hau Wong Temple at Sha Tsui Tau in Tung Chung is dedicated to Hau Wong. According to legend, Hau Wong refers to Yeung Leung Jit, a loyal and courageous general of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 - 1279). It is said that Yeung protected the last 2 emperors of the Southern Song Dynasty, namely Emperor Zhao Shi and Emperor Zhao Bing, to flee to the south during the Mongolian invasion. After his death, people built Hau Wong Temple to commemorate Yeung. An old bell cast with the 30th year of the Qianlong reign (1765) of the Qing Dynasty suggests that the Temple might have been built in that year.
Hau Wong Temple, Tung Chung, was rated Grade 2 historic building in 2010.
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