Sheung Wan Walking Tour

Religion and History in the neighbourhood of Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan Walking Tour

Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

Created By: Hong Kong Baptist University

Tour Information

This is a one-day walking tour around the neighbourhood of Sheung Wan. You will be brought to four different places, from Man Mo Temple, the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong Bridges Street Centre, Ohel Leah Synagogue, to the Jamia Mosque. As you travel along with us and admire the architecture, we will also tell you stories of the religions and history behind these buildings.

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What You'll See on the Tour

The first stop on this journey was the Man Mo Temple where we could experience Chinese religious culture. It is a compound which was built in 1847 - 1862 by wealthy Chinese businessmen and was comprised of three blocks, including Man Mo Te... Read more
Our second stop, the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong Bridges Street Centre is located on Sheung Wan Bridges Street.  It was the headquarter of the Association until 1966.  The Centre was declared a Grade 1 Historic Building in 2009.  The C... Read more
Our third stop, the Ohel Leah Synagogue was constructed in 1902, by the Jewish community in Hong Kong. The name of this building, synagogue, is the name of the Sassoon brothers' mother Leah. It was the first synagogue in Hong Kong, as the c... Read more
As we take the escalator at the Mid-Levels along Shelley street to Mosque Street, we can see the grade I historic building with a mint green facade surrounded by thick stone walls and tall trees. The ancient structure radiates tranquillit... Read more


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