Pak Ngan Heung

Pak Ngan Heung (Chinese: 白銀鄉) is a village of Mui Wo, on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Man Mo Temple in Pak Ngan Heung in 2016.
Village square of Pak Ngan Heung in 2016.
Gate along a road to Pak Ngan Heung.

AdministrationEdit

Pak Ngan Heung is a recognized village under the New Territories Small House Policy.[1]

FeaturesEdit

A temple dedicated to Man Mo is located in Pak Ngan Heung. Probably built before 1901,[2] it is said to have been originally built during the reign of Wanli, emperor of the Ming dynasty (1573–1620).[3] The temple underwent a major renovation in 1960 and was rebuilt in 2001.[2] It is not a graded historic building.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Recognized Villages under the New Territories Small House Policy" (PDF). Lands Department. September 2009.
  2. ^ a b Antiquities and Monuments Office. Historic Building Appraisal. Man Mo Temple, Pak Ngan Heung, Mui Wo
  3. ^ Exploring Islands. Man Mo Temple, Mui Wo. Archived 27 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Antiquities Advisory Board. List of the 1,444 Historic Buildings with Assessment Results

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Coordinates: 22°16′18″N 113°59′25″E / 22.271575°N 113.990287°E / 22.271575; 113.990287