Paloma Bay Neighborhood, Peng Chau
Kam Fa Temple
An iconic establishment of indigenous culture
The colourful Kam Fa Temple is one of the temples on Peng Chau well known for granting worshippers many generations of descendants. It is dedicated to Lady (or Goddess) Golden Flower, and celebrates not only her festival but the popular Bodhisattva Festival.
Lung Mo Temple
Cultural heritage of good fortune
Built around 40 years ago, Lung Mo (Dragon Mother) Temple is the largest temple on Peng Chau, and has been an attraction for both locals and tourists. Legends have it that the ‘dragon bed’ inside this temple will bestow good luck onto worshippers who touch it. On the eighth day of the fifth lunar month, worshippers celebrate the birthday of Dragon Mother with festivities.
Setting your mind free
Finger Hill is the place to enjoy 360-degree, unobstructed sea view and see boats bobbing in the waters. On the hilltop, you will be embraced by the sea breeze and a unique panorama of Hong Kong. A mere 30-minute stroll from the village market, here you can see the sunset sprinkling its golden rays onto the sea.
Seven Sisters Temple
Blessing for prosperity
The legendary ‘Seven Sisters’ were famous for helping young women improve their needlecraft. Here at the Seven Sisters Temple on the tranquil island of Peng Chau, they are said to aid couples who want to start families. There are only two temples maintaining the rituals of worshipping seven sisters in Hong Kong, including the one on Peng Chau.
Former Lime Kiln and Match Factory
Reminiscence of the halcyon days
The former Lime Kiln and Match Factory is a cultural repository of traces of Peng Chau’s old days in the mid-19th century. The island was once the cluster of industrial activities and the centre of Hong Kong’s lime and matchstick production. Hong-Sheng Liu, widely known as the ‘Match King’ from Shanghai, built a factory on the island in the 1930s.
Former Peng Chau Theatre
Treasured remains of island lifestyle
The Former Peng Chau Theatre is the only theatre ever built on Peng Chau. Opened on 6 February 1978, it has been showing selected films until its closure in the late 1980’s. The theatre was once a popular place of entertainment of Peng Chau residents and busy with workers finding escape from their toils.
Peng Yu Path
Getting close to nature
Peng Yu Path, a relatively new hiking trail on Peng Chau, opens up even greater access to the island’s picturesque sea views and ecosystem for all visitors. The path goes from Tai Lei Bridge to Old Fisherman’s Rock, overlooking the Disneyland and Discovery Bay, and concludes on a beach.