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TAI WAI

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Tai Wai is an area in Hong Kong, China. It is the largest part of the Sha Tin District.



Che Kung Temple
Sha Tin Tau village
This temple was built for the memory of general Che Kung. Che Kung protected the last emperor of Song Dynasty. The temple is attributed for his bravery and contribution.

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Che Kung Temple
Sha Tin Tau village
Local people visit the famous Che Kung Temple for fortune telling and seeking advice.
Che Kung Temple
Sha Tin Tau village
After Wong Tai Sin Temple, the Che Kung Temple is probably the second most popular temple in Hong Kong.
Che Kung Temple
Sha Tin Tau village
The Che Kung Festival, held on the second and third day of the Chinese New Year, sees thousands of worshippers gathering here and pray for good fortune.


Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
This quiet and peaceful Buddhist Monastery is behind Che Kung temple.

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Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
The name of this peaceful Buddhist Monastery is Chi Hong Ching Yuen. It features a nice collection of bonsai trees.
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen Buddhist Monastery features a beautiful hall with three Golden Buddhas.
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen Buddhist Monastery is dedicated only for nuns.
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
Chi Hong Ching Yuen
From Chi Hong Ching Yuen temple, there is a nice view on Che Kung Temple.


Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Set back from the road, Ku Au Tseng Yuen temple is just a short walk east from the Che Kung Temple.

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Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Beyond the entrance there are the miscellaneous objetcs for worshipping in the main temple hall just above.
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
In this Buddhist temple, there are many objects from Thailand such as wood elephants, Thai dancers as offerings. It is often mentioned as a Thai Buddhist temple.
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
There is a four-face Brahma set under a glittering pagoda-like structure.
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
Ku Au Tseng Yuen
The God of Wealth is holding a golden ingot. It is often placed at the house entrance to bring fortune to the occupants.


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