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Tin Hau Temple (Lung Yeuk Tau, Fanling)
Situated between the Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall and Lo Wai, Lung Yeuk Tau, Fanling, the Tin Hau Temple is the main temple in the area; the year of construction is uncertain.
This temple is a traditional two-hall, three-bay building with a central courtyard. It is built of grey bricks and has timber-framed tiled roofs. The facade of the temple is exquisitely decorated with plaster mouldings and murals of auspicious motifs and folklore. The main hall of the temple is devoted to the worship of Tin Hau and her guards, Chin Lei Ngan (who is believed to be able to see things a thousand li [Chinese mile] away) and Shun Fung Yi (whose ears are said to hear sounds as far away as heaven). The oldest relics in the temple are two historic bells, which are kept in the east chamber of the rear hall. One of the bells was cast in 1695 as a gift from the Tang clan to thank Tin Hau after having their sons adopted by her. The other bell was cast in 1700 as an offering to Tin Hau so that the young men of the clan would be blessed during their journey to the city to take the provincial examinations.
Tin Hau Temple was declared a monument in 2002.
Tin Hau Temple
Lung Yeuk Tan, Fanling (Plan)
Monday to Sunday: 9am – 5pm
Opening hours are subject to change by the temple owner in view of the operation without prior notice.
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