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Tin Hau Temple, Stanley photo

Tin Hau Temple in Stanley, located at Stanley Main Street, was built in 1767. The Temple underwent various restoration with the last one completed in 2002.

Tin Hau, also known as “Matsu”, was said to be a native in Fujian Province called Lam Mak Leung during the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). According to legend, she had gifted power and saved many people from sea disasters. The seafarers therefore worship Tin Hau and regard her as their patron saint.

Tin Hau Festival falls on the 23rd of the 3rd lunar month when many worshippers flock to the Temple to pay homage to Tin Hau.


To plan your journey to Tin Hau Temple, Stanley, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "Stanley Plaza" 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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