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About 70 temples are dedicated to the Goddess Tin Hau in Hong Kong. The most famous of them – this is a temple in Joss House Bay. It was built in 1266. It is the largest and oldest temple of this goddess.
Another large temple is located in Aberdeen. It was built in 1851 by local fishermen. The roof of the temple is supported by three gilded pillars. Various relics from the Qing Dynasty are kept here. The most interesting of them is – it is a bell, cast in 1726. He was found in the sea by a fisherman and later sent to this temple as a gift.
Tin Hau – this is the patron goddess of navigation. She had a real prototype. It was a girl from Fujian province, who, at the age of 13, learned to predict the future and saved drowning people from the sea. Therefore, they began to pray to her in the hope of a successful voyage.
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