Category:Tai Wong Temple, Cheung Shing Street

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Object location 22° 26′ 50.43″ N, 114° 01′ 56.72″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityrama info Edit coordinates on Wikidata (discrepancy of 0 meters between the above coordinates and the ones stored on Wikidata)

Tai Wong Temple (大王古廟) is a Grade I Historic Building[1], in Cheung Shing Street. Probably built between 1662-1722, it is the main temple of Nam Pin Wai as well as Yuen Long Kau Hui.[2] It was built for the worship of Hung Shing and Yeung Hau.[3] Other than for worship, the temple was a venue for solving disputes and discussing market affairs among the villagers.[4] It also once served as a yamen and the officials lived there.[2]

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