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Temple of Hong Kun

Introduction

Located at Rua de Cinco de Outubro, Hong Kung Temple has a history of more than two hundred years. The Temple is still opened to the public for worshipping the Immortal Chief General Hong Kung, the  Great King Hung Shing, the Money King Wukong, the Sixth and Last Patriarch of Chan Buddhism and Hua Tuo (the eminent physician in Hang Dynasty).  There is a stone “Wine Ship Stone”placed in the central part of the temple. Pictures of good sign like ships, the Crap Jumping Through the Dragon Gate, the Flying Dragon and Phoenix and the Long Life Crane are engraved on it that symbolize happiness. People will pour wine on the stone during celebrations and happy events. Another Hong Kung Temple located at Avenida do Coronel Mesquita (next to Kun Iam Tong Temple) has already become a neighborhood association.

Location: between Rua das Estalagens and Rua de Cinco de Outubro


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Temple of Hong Kun

Located at Rua de Cinco de Outubro, Hong Kung Temple has a history of more than two hundred years. The Temple is still opened to the public for worshipping the Immortal Chief General Hong Kung, the  Great King Hung Shing, the Money King Wukong, the Sixth and Last Patriarch of Chan Buddhism and Hua Tuo (the eminent physician in Hang Dynasty).  There is a stone “Wine Ship Stone”placed in the central part of the temple. Pictures of good sign like ships, the Crap Jumping Through the Dragon Gate, the Flying Dragon and Phoenix and the Long Life Crane are engraved on it that symbolize happiness. People will pour wine on the stone during celebrations and happy events. Another Hong Kung Temple located at Avenida do Coronel Mesquita (next to Kun Iam Tong Temple) has already become a neighborhood association.

Location: between Rua das Estalagens and Rua de Cinco de Outubro