Tin Hau Temple, To Kwa Wan
Structurally, this temple is built in the form of a traditional Chinese temple. There is a main hall where the image of the main deity Tin Hau is housed and a side hall on its right to house the secondary deities.
Historical & Cultural Relics
The historical items kept in the temple include a plaque bearing the name of the temple and a couplet, both dated 1882 and a bronze bell cast in 1885.
Besides Tin Hau, another important deity in the temple is Lung Mo (Dragon Mother)(龍母). Lung Mo was the deity in the Hoi Sum Temple in Kowloon City which was demolished in 1964 to make way for urban development. Her image was then placed in this temple. A plaque from the former Hoi Sum Temple is still kept in the temple. Apart from Tin Hau and Lung Mo, the temple also houses Kwun Yum and All Saints.
Tin Hau Festival
Ceremonial activities are held on Tin Hau Festival which falls on the 23rd day of the third lunar month.
Other Related Festival
Dragon Mother Festival - the 8th day of the fifth lunar month and 15th day of the eighth lunar month
This temple has undergone major renovations in 1915 and 2005.