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Venue: Tin Hau Temple, Shau Kei Wan | Accessibility category: Temple | Accessibility information: No barrier-free facilities at Tin Hau Temple

Accessibility Index
Attractions Evaluation
The entrance and exit are equipped with manual doors, or there are steps, or the width is not suitable, wheelchairs / people with reduced mobility must be assisted by others
The passage is high or low or has a few steps, wheelchairs / people with reduced mobility must be assisted by others
There is no need or a wide drop lift to reach all floors, wheelchairs / people with reduced mobility can use them alone
The staff is friendly and courteous, and can provide consulting services for wheelchairs / people with reduced mobility
Space channels are narrow, wheelchairs / people with reduced mobility must assist others

suitable category

  • Family family
  • Physical Disability
  • Wheelchair companion
  • Elderly
  • Couple
  • Photoman
  • Pregnant woman

Local Facilities

  •   Available by subway (within 15 minutes walk)
  •   Bus reachable (within 15 minutes walk)

Introduction

In 1874, Hong Kong was hit by the biggest typhoon in history, with numerous casualties; it only caused minor damage to Shau Kei Wan. Shau Kei Wan Fang believed that it was the goddess of Tin Hau who appeared for blessing, and rebuilt the Tin Hau Temple which was damaged during the storm. Legend has it that the Queen’s surname is Lin, who has been able to predict the weather since childhood and saved countless people in shipwrecks. The coastal villagers and fishermen regarded her as the patron saint of the sea and built temples to pray for good weather and a good harvest.

Accessibility description

The Tin Hau Temple in Shau Kei Wan does not have barrier-free facilities at all. The local passage is relatively narrow and there are a large number of stairs. It is not recommended for wheelchair users to go alone.

 FG Tips

There are several stone steps at the entrance of Tin Hau Temple, which cannot be accessed by wheelchairs.

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Relevant information

Address : 53 Shau Kei Wan East Main Street, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

Enquiries : 2569-1264

Website :

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Traffic Information

Accessibility Index
- There are a lot of bus routes to reach
Meeting Facilities
MTR Shau Kei Wan Station Exit B1, walk along Shau Kei Wan East Street for about 5 minutes.

Meeting Facilities

Entrance
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- The main entrance of Tin Hau Temple in Shau Kei Wan is at No.53 East Main Street. There are stone steps at the entrance of the gate. Wheelchair users are not recommended to go alone

Channel Design
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- Most parts of Tin Hau Temple in Shau Kei Wan are narrowly designed and not suitable for wheelchair users.
- The passage has stairs
- There are no ramps in all uneven places

WC
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- There is no accessible toilet at Tin Hau Temple in Shau Kei Wan


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hibi   3Month ago
東大街行人路非常狹窄,輪椅使用者非常難出入
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