Tin Hau Temple, Peng Chau
Historical & Cultural Relics
Items of interest inside the temple include a sandalwood branch which is believed to have the power of driving away the evil; and a fish bone which measures 5 feet in length and 6 inches in width. The bone is said to be presented to the temple more than a hundred years ago by fishermen. Apart from these, the temple also houses a bronze bell cast in 1752 and a stone tablet detailing the temple renovation in 1832.
Apart from the main deity of Tin Hau, the temple also houses Hung Shing (a God of the Sea ) and Choi Pak Sing Kwan (a God of Wealth).。
Tin Hau Festival
The busiest time of the year is at Tin Hau Festival on the 23rd day of the third lunar month where theatrical performances and parades will be organised by Peng Chau Rural Committee.
This temple has undergone major renovations in 1798, 1877 and 1998.