Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong

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Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong
Wong Tai Sin Temple.JPG
The famous Wong Tai Sin Temple, dedicated to Wong Tai Sin. Everyday Hong Kong people flock to this temple to wish for good health and prosperity.
Simplified Chinese 黄大仙
Traditional Chinese 黃大仙
Several public housing estates located in Wong Tai Sin

Wong Tai Sin is an area in Wong Tai Sin District, New Kowloon, Hong Kong. The area was named after the Wong Tai Sin Temple.

Wong Tai Sin is surrounded by northeast Tsz Wan Shan, east Diamond Hill, south San Po Kong, south west Tung Tau and west Wang Tau Hom. Lion Rock is located north west of Wong Tai Sin.

Public housing estates in the area include Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate, Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate, Chuk Yuen North Estate and Chuk Yuen South Estate. Fung Wong San Tsuen is also considered part of Wong Tai Sin.

The area was known as Chuk Yuen in the past, especially before the intake of two Wong Tai Sin Estate. The populace of the estates, the prosperity of Wong Tai Sin Temple and the completion of Wong Tai Sin MTR Station gradually eclipses its former name.

History[edit]

For history before the completion Wong Tai Sin Estates in 1960s, see Chuk Yuen.

Transport[edit]

The area of Wong Tai Sin is centre at the main road Lung Cheung Road. The Wong Tai Sin Station of MTR runs beneath the road. Two shopping centres, Lung Cheung Mall and Wong Tai Sin Shopping Centre.

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