Classified Immovable Properties

    MC003-Tin Hau Temple

    Location: COLOANE

    Category: Monuments

    Introduction: Avenida da República, Coloane

    It was said that this temple was constructed in 1677. The date on the iron bell in the temple, 1763, leads us to believe that the temple has a history dating back at least two hundred years. The temple has three parallel halls, with two blocks –one in the front and another at the back– separated by pavilions. Besides Goddess Tin Hau (Goddess of Heaven), other deities including Kuan Tai (God of War and Wealth), Lu Ban (God of Carpenters), Choi Bak (God of Wealth) and Hua Tuo (God of Medicine) are also worshipped here. A pair of delicate rock lions stand outside the temple. The temple originally kept a wooden water cart that was used as a fire truck by Coloane residents a hundred years ago.


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