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Buddhist Monastery in Tuen Mun

Tsing Shan Monastery

Hong Kong's oldest temple sits at the foot of Castle Peak. It was founded as early as the 400s by Reverend Pui To (literally, ‘travelling in a cup’), an Indian monk who crossed the seas in a wooden cup, although the…
Seafood in Tuen Mun

Sam Shing Hui Seafood Market

Along Castle Peak Beach, this busy working seafood market sits adjacent to rows of dai pai dong (food stalls), as well as fancier enclosed establishments, ready to cook up whatever you've picked. This is like Sai Ku…
Historic Building in Tuen Mun

Morrison Building

Morrison Building (c 1936) stands witness to Hong Kong's special role in the history of modern China. The art deco structure with a green Chinese roof and a gravelly grey finish known as 'Shanghai plaster' was found…
Buddhist Monastery in Tuen Mun

Miu Fat Monastery

Miu Fat Monastery in Lam Tei, due north of Tuen Mun town centre, is one of Hong Kong's most eccentric Buddhist complexes, second to Sha Tin's 10,000 Buddhas Monastery. The main hall features, with true '70s flamboya…
Taoist Temple in Tuen Mun

Ching Chung Temple

Green Pine Temple (c 1950) 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 surp…