Ching Chung Temple

sights / Religious

Ching Chung Temple information

Location
Hong Kong , China
Address
Tsing Chung Path, Tsing Chung Koon Rd
Tuen Mun
Telephone
+852 852 2462 1507
Getting there
Train: line 505
More information
www.daoist.org
Opening hours
7am-6pm
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Green Pine Temple (c1950) is a Taoist temple complex northwest of Tuen Mun town centre. With a polychromatic palette, gnarly bonsai trees, florid murals and an ornate rock garden, it's visually quite busy, yet surprisingly peaceful to be in. The main temple is dedicated to Lu Dongbin, a Taoist immortal who likened a righteous man to the hardy and humble pine, and features lanterns given by Běijīng's Imperial Palace. A Bonsai Festival is held here in April or May.

Ching Chung Temple is directly opposite Ching Chung light-rail station. To reach it from the Tuen Mun or Town Centre stations, catch line 505.