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Shui Yuet Kung, Shan Tung Street is dedicated to Kwun Yum. Kwun Yum, originated in India, was a male divinity in the earlier times but evolved to be a gracious female deity. She is also known as a deity of sympathy, compassion and mercy, hearing the pleas of those who are suffering, thus earning her the title of “Buddhist of Goddess of Mercy”.

Many worshippers pay tribute to Kwun Yum at Shui Yuet Kung, Shan Tung Street on Kwun Yum Festivals. They also flock to the Temple to "borrow money" from the Goddess during Kwun Yum Treasury Opening Festival (meaning Kwun Yum opens her treasury and lends money to people) on the 26th day of the 1st lunar month, hoping to increase wealth in the year ahead.

The Temple was originally located at the junction of Waterloo Road and Argyle Street, and was relocated to the present site in 1927. A temple bell with the 10th year of the Guangxu reign (1884) of the Qing Dynasty inscribed is kept inside the Temple. The Temple was rated Grade 3 historic building in 2010.


To plan your journey to Shui Yuet Kung, Shan Tung Street, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "90 Shantung 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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