Ching Chung Koon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ching Chung Koon
HK ChingChungKoon ShunYeungHall.JPG
Shun Yeung Din (純陽殿; "Palace of Pure Yang") in Ching Chung Koon.
Ching Chung Koon is located in Hong Kong
Ching Chung Koon
Location in Hong Kong
Basic information
Geographic coordinates 22°24′22″N 113°58′24″E / 22.4062°N 113.9734°E / 22.4062; 113.9734Coordinates: 22°24′22″N 113°58′24″E / 22.4062°N 113.9734°E / 22.4062; 113.9734
Affiliation Taoism
Country China
Completed 1949

Ching Chung Koon (Chinese: 青松觀; Jyutping: ceng1 cung4 gun1; literally: "Green Pine Temple") is located in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.

The building is a Taoist temple originally opened as a rural retreat in 1949. This peaceful temple also contains many treasures, such as lanterns from Beijing's Imperial Palace. The temple is divided into several houses where many dead peoples' bone ashes are permanently stored in special apartments with their picture, name, date of birth, date of death and place of origin. During the Ching Ming and Chung Yeung Festivals, many people come here to remember their relatives or friends who have died.

Besides the temple, there are also Chinese-style gardens, a small man-made "hill" and fishponds. Ching Chung Koon also features bonsai exhibitions which are held periodically.

A clinic in Ching Chung Koon offers economical medical services to nearby residents.

Transportation[edit]

Bus[edit]

Light Rail[edit]

Light Rail Ching Chung Stop is next to one of the entrances of Ching Chung Koon.

  • 505 Sam Shing - Siu Hong
  • 615 Ferry Pier - Yuen Long
  • 615P Ferry Pier - Siu Hong

External links[edit]