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SAU MAU PING

Sau Mau Ping memorial park
There is a temple inside the Sau Mau Ping memorial park. This garden was built following the flooding on 18 June 1972, which took 71 lives.

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Sau Mau Ping memorial park
This Ksitigarbha temple is located inside the Sau Mau Ping memorial park. Ksitigarbha is one of the four bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple

Locally Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva is also known as Tei Chong Wong.

Tei Chong Wong Temple
This Tei Chong Wong Temple was established in year 1976. Following a land slide during year 1972, a Tei Chong Wong statue inside a cave was spared so it was seen as an auspicious event to build a temple there.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
This Tei Chong Wong Temple is painted in red color. Red is a dominant color in Chinese temple and is a sign of happiness and good fortune.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
On the 24th day of the 9th month of the Lunar Calendar, there is Tei Chong Wong (Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva) Festival featuring Chinese Opera.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
This Tei Chong Wong Temple was built by Hoklo Chinese ethnic group coming from Guangdong province in mainland China.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
This Tei Chong Wong Temple also features various Chinese local deities.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong (Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva) Festival is part of the Hong Kong cultural heritage list (Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events).
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong is also called "emperor of the deceased".
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tables covered with multiple offerings can be found in front of deities altars.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Oranges, food and flowers are displayed in front of a Buddha small statue.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
This Tei Chong Wong Temple is located in Sau Mau Ping area close to Kwun Tong. It was established in year 1976.
Tei Chong Wong Temple
Tei Chong Wong Temple



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Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema in Sau Mau Ping has been closed since more than twenty years.

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Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema in Sau Mau Ping featured one screen and more than 1300 seats.
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
The main building is still here after its closure in 1992. Some rumours said because it is a haunted place.
Golden Valley cinema
The Golden Valley cinema looks like an old bunker! Some small shops are still opened on its basement.
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
There is no way to go inside the Golden Valley cinema. Entrances are sealed.
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema's local Chinese name is "金茂坪戲院" or Jinmao Ping.
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
Golden Valley cinema
According to some Chinese websites, Golden Valley cinema closed once due to fire causing the death of a couple. Ceremonies to chase ghosts failed. Other people just said that Golden Valley cinema closed due to poor location and due to DVD / VCD / VHS competition in the 1980 and 1990s.
Golden Valley cinema

Due to a fire in the 1980s, Golden Valley cinema was closed a few years and reopened later. After reconstruction of Sau Mau Ping Public Estate, Golden Valley cinema attendance reduced gradually and closed down in year 1992.



Sau Mau Ping Estate is one of the biggest public housing estates in Kwun Tong area. It has 18 blocks with a total of more than 12000 flats.
Sau Mau Ping
Sau Mau Ping
Sau Mau Ping
Sau Mau Ping Resettlement area became the Sau Mau Ping Estate as it is known today.
Sau Mau Ping


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