Man Ma Temple (Sheung Wan)

Incense burning coils hanging in the temple

The mysterious and engagingly named Man Ma Temple located on the also equally engagingly named Hollywood Road is a wonderful place to visit. Only in Hong Kong could two so diversely named places coexist. That is part of the appeal of Hong Kong, Eastern culture meets Western influence and the result is an eclectic mix of old and new, modern and ancient, oriental and caucasian.

We headed towards the Sheung Wan district that is just west of Central eager to see for ourselves the much photographed little temple that had been built way back in 1847 and dedicated to the civil god Man Cheong and the martial god Kwan Ti. Continue reading “Man Ma Temple (Sheung Wan)”