Che Kung Temple - A Famous Military Commander in Song Dynasty

This temple has been around since the Ming Dynasty.
Until now, it is so well maintained.
In the temple, visitors can see many beautiful reliefs and paintings.
The traditional architecture and intricate sculptures make this worth for visiting.

This temple is dedicated to a famous military commander of the Song Dynasty.
During the invasion of Mongolian armies, this military commander protected the emperor of Song Dynasty to escape to Hong Kong.
Unfortunately, during the mission, he was sick and died.
So, building this temple was attributed to his character and contribution.

This military commander is called "Che Kung".
During Che Kung Festival (2nd day, 3rd day of the 1st lunar month), thousands of worshippers come to the Che Kung Temple to pray for good health and good luck.
So, if you want to visit the temple in these days, please be prepared that it will be very crowded.

The temple is open from 7:00am to 6:00pm daily.

To reach the temple, exit off Che Kung Temple MTR Station Exit B.
Then, follow the signposts and walk to the temple for around 10 minutes.

Location: Che Kung Temple
Address: 7 Che Kung Miu Road, Tai Wai, New Territories



Credit: Cafeew Wong @ Hong Kong Footprint (HongKongFootprint.com)

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