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Kwan Tai Temple (Mo Tai Temple), Sham Shui Po photo

Kwan Tai Temple on Hai Tan Street in Sham Shui Po is also known as Mo Tai Temple and is dedicated to Kwan Tai. According to the inscription of a bronze bell in the Temple, the Temple was built before the 17th year of the Guangxu reign (1891) of the Qing Dynasty.

Kwan Tai refers to Guan Yu (courtesy name Yunchang) who was a famous military general of the State of Shu during the Three Kingdoms period (220 – 280). He was reputed as "the enemy of ten thousand people", and is the paradigm of mightiness, loyalty and righteousness. Kwan Tai is widely glorified and worshipped for his wisdom, trustworthiness, benevolence, righteousness and courage.

An endless stream of followers comes to the Temple on the 24th day of the 6th lunar month to celebrate Kwan Tai Festival.

Kwan Tai Temple, Sham Shui Po was rated Grade 2 historic building in 2009.


To plan your journey to Kwan Tai Temple (Mo Tai Temple), Sham Shui Po, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "156-162 Hai Tan Street" as the destination to search for routes of different transportation mode. Alternatively, you may click the “Journey” button in the Google Map below.

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