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Rock Inscription at Joss House Bay (Tei Tong Tsui, Joss House Bay, Sai Kung)

The inscription carved on the rock is dated as the cyclical year jiaxu of the Xianchun reign during the Southern Song Dynasty (i.e. the year 1274) and is the oldest dated inscription known in Hong Kong. It records a visit by a salt administration officer and his friend and gives the history of two temples at the north and south of Fat Tong Mun.

Rock Inscription at Joss House Bay


Address

Tei Tong Tsui, Joss House Bay, Sai Kung (Plan)


Opening Hours

9:00am – 1:00pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm daily.
Closed on the first 3 days of the Lunar New Year.

Transport

Public transport to Joss House Bay, Sai Kung:

Kowloon Motor Bus
91 Diamond Hill Railway Station - Clear Water Bay

It takes about 25 minutes to walk to Joss House Bay from Clear Water Bay Bus Terminus.

Rock Inscription at Joss House Bay will be partially closed from 2 to 31 August 2014 for repair works.We apologize for the inconvenience caused.


The above information is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant organizations.

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