Kwun Yum Temple (Tsz Wan Shan) - Temple on Hillside

Built in Qing Dynasty, this temple has a history of over hundred years.
Because of its historical significance, this temple is not only a place for worship, but also it is a place for exploring the cultural heritage.

In this temple, there are some Buddhist halls.
These Buddhist halls are mainly used to dedicate to the statues of various deities, such as Sakyamuni Buddha, Amitabha Buddha, Medicine Buddha and the Goddess of Mercy Kwun Yum.
Besides, the paintings on the Buddhist halls also have its special meaning.
These paintings describe a story of an Indian Prince, including how he became the Buddha and how he established the Buddhism.

By the way, this temple is actually called "Kwun Yum Temple".
It is located on the hillsides.

To get there, you can take the MTR to the Wong Tai Sin MTR Station and leave at Exit A.
Then, walk along Shatin Pass Road to go uphill to the temple for about 40 minutes.

Alternatively, you can take Green Minibus No.37A at Wong Tai Sin MTR Station, Shatin Pass Road and get off at Tsz Wan Shan North Bus Terminus.
Near the bus terminus, there is a staircase going up.

Walk along the staircase to go uphill and it will lead you to the temple.

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Location: Kwun Yum Temple (Tsz Wan Shan)
Address: 175 Shatin Pass Road, Tsz Wan Shan, Kowloon

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