Interior of Pak Tai Temple

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Pak Tai Temple

Top choice in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

A short stroll up Stone Nullah Lane takes you to a majestic Taoist temple built in 1863 to honour a god of the sea, Pak Tai. The temple, the largest on Hong Kong Island, is adorned with ceramic roof-ridge ornaments made in the Guǎngdōng pottery centre of Shíwān that depict scenes from Cantonese opera. The main hall of the temple has a shadowy, 3m-tall copper likeness of Pak Tai cast during the Ming dynasty.

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