Hong Shengye's Birthday (the 13th day of the second lunar month) is a festival to commemorate King Hong Sheng. According to legend, King Hong Sheng was a heavy minister of the Tang Dynasty, whose surname was Hong Mingxi, was an official of Panyu assassin. He was proficient in astronomy and geography and often helped businessmen and fishermen. In order to commemorate him and pray for shelter, fishermen along the coast built temples and worshipped him as the god of the sea. Hung Shing Temple in Ap Lei Chau, which has a history of more than 240 years, will hold celebrations around Hung Christmas. You can enjoy dragon and lion dance performances, birthday parades and magical performances in Ap Lei Chau.
Hung Shing Temple on Ap Lei Chau is a statutory monument, so there are no barrier-free facilities. Wheelchair users are not recommended to go alone.
Hung Shing Temple on Ap Lei Chau is a statutory monument, so there are no barrier-free facilities. People in wheelchairs can only visit outside the temple.
- The main entrance and exit of Ap Lei Chau Hung Shing Temple is located at No. 9 Hung Shing Street, Ap Lei Chau. There are stone steps at the main entrance. Wheelchair/handicapped persons may require assistance from staff
- Most areas of Hung Shing Temple have narrow passages, making it difficult for wheelchair users to enter and exit
- Most uneven places are not equipped with ramps, and wheelchair users cannot get on and off alone
- Hung Shing Temple does not have accessible toilets. If necessary, you can use the accessible toilets in Ap Lei Chau Park