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CHEUNG CHAU

The Cheung Chau island is the smallest of the inhabited outlying islands yet it is the most populated and busiest.

Kwun Yam Temple
Kwun Yam Wan Beach or "Afternoon Beach" is another beach just a short distance from Tung Wan Beach. Kwun Yam Temple is a small temple overlooking the beach.

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Kwun Yam Temple
Kwun Yam Temple is typically ornated with statues, lions, incense sticks, candles and fruit offerings.
Kwun Yam Temple
Kwun Yam Temple


Kwan Gong Chung Yi Pavilion
This traditional temple was built in 1973 and is dedicated to the god of justice Kwan Tai who symbolises gallantry and loyalty and has many believers.

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Kwan Gong Chung Yi Pavilion
This pavilion is situated on a hill in the town centre of Cheung Chau.
Kwan Gong Chung Yi Pavilion
Kwan Gong Chung Yi Pavilion


Cheung Chau Cemetery
Cheung Chau Cemetery was opened in year 1908. It is situated on western side of island and was extended in year 1921.

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Cheung Chau Cemetery
This is a small residence of the earth god, who guarded the "head" of the village and looks after the neighbourhood.
Earth god
Earth god
Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple
This is one of the four Tin Hau temples in Cheung Chau island. This one is located at the bottom of Sai Wan Road.

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Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple
A large urn with with burning incense sticks stands out in front of Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple.
Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple
Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple


Cycling
There are no cars on Cheung Chau (except small ambulance) but visitors can rent bicycles or just walk. During week-ends, the island is crowded with cyclists.
Cycling
Cheung Chau bakeries offer local traditional delicacies such as egg tarts, buns...
Bakery
Bakery
Local Cheung Chau snacks
Dim Sum, fish balls, fried chicken, tofu dessert are delicious local Cheung Chau snacks.
Local Cheung Chau snacks
Open wet markets and stands are always crowded and busy especially on week-ends when many visitors from Hong Kong island are coming.
Wet market
Wet market
Fresh seafood
There are many fresh seafood restaurants lined up along the pier.
Fresh seafood
The tiny shops and celebrated seafood restaurants highlight the commercial attributes of the island. As evening approaches, the restaurants along the streets and waterfront are ready to welcome tourists willing to enjoy fresh seafood.
Fresh seafood
Fresh seafood
Fresh seafood
Fresh fish can be bought in outdoor fish stores and bring to restaurant for delicious Chinese cooking!
Fresh seafood


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