Pak Tai Temple at Wan Chai

Pak Tai Temple (CN: 灣仔北帝廟) was built by Wan Chai residents in 1863 and was originally known as Yuk Hui Kung temple. It is the largest temple on Hong Kong Island consisting of three halls and housing a three-metre tall copper cast of Pak Tai which dates back to 1604 along with two copper bells that were cast in the mid to late 1800’s. It’s a recommended place to visit.

According to legend, Pak Tai was a Shang Dynasty prince who ascended to become one of the Taoist immortals. Several other deities are also represented here.

The building has many architectural highlights including the amazing detail in the ornate roofing, carvings, and much more. The temple is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily and admission is free but you can leave a donation.


Hotel pick near Pak Tai Temple (Wan Chai)

Hotel Indigo – The four star hotel offers a rooftop infinity pool, a 24-hour fitness center and 2 dining options and is only a 5-min walk to MTR Wan Chai.


2 Lung On St, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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