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Man Mo Temple

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We ended our time in Hong Kong with a visit to the Man Mo Temple. Known for its coils of incense hanging from the ceiling, it makes for an interesting photo opportunity – even though there are signs stating clearly “No Photos Allowed Inside.” We joined the rest of the Chinese tourists that were happily snapping away. At first we weren’t sure if we should take any photos, but when we saw everyone inside blatantly taking them right in front of the staff, we decided that it would be all right.

Man Mo temple is greatly significant in the community. Under the management of the Tung Wa group, it subsidizes recurring expenses in the community. Using the surplus from the Man Mo Temple and 12 other temples in the Hong Kong district, it offers a wide range of medical, educational and community services in 223 centres around the city of Hong Kong.

With funding from the Man Mo temple originally, Tung Wa started the first free school in Hong Kong in 1880 and has expanded to 52 schools today offering free education to underprivileged students.

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Written by  Dave and Deb.

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