The current site of the Che Kung Temple in Sha Tin was originally a 300-year-old temple, but it was rebuilt in 1994 to its current appearance. Back then, the villagers believed that Che Gong could protect them from the flood and plague, so they built this temple. According to legend, Che Gong was a general marshal of the Song Dynasty (960 to 1279 AD), who quelled a rebellion in southern China. At the end of the Southern Song Dynasty, Emperor Song went south to seek refuge, and Marshal Cha continued to escort him to Hong Kong and stationed in Saigon. Later, it was regarded as a god by Taoism and was enshrined in temples.
On the altar in the main hall of Che Kung Temple, there is a majestic Che Gong statue; on both sides of the main hall are built a bell tower and a drum tower. And on the corridor to the left of the temple, there are stalls for signing off and looking at the photos. On the second day of the Lunar New Year, Che Gong’s birthday is celebrated in the tradi
There are multiple barrier-free facilities, including entrances and exits, passages, and accessible toilets. The design takes into account the needs of wheelchairs/disabled persons. Most of the uneven places are equipped with ramps, and the ramps are relatively flat. Wheelchair users Can go up and down easily.
The Che Kung Temple in Sha Tin is full of incense, with a large flow of people and sufficient barrier-free facilities. It is recommended that wheelchair users find an escort to go together.
- Che Kung Temple has multiple entrances and exits. The main entrance is located at No. 7 Che Kung Temple Road, Sha Tin. The entrance has stone steps. Wheelchair users can use the parking entrance.
- Most of the passages outside the Che Kung Temple are well designed and are generally suitable for wheelchair users
- The place in the temple is still wide, but there are more people on special days. People with wheelchairs/handicapped should be especially careful
- Most uneven places are equipped with ramps, the ramps are relatively flat, so wheelchair users can easily get on and off
- Che Kung Temple has an accessible toilet