Curiosity may not always kill the cat! If you’re keen to know your luck, or you’re looking for a reliable regular reading, here’s where to go for fortune telling in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is home to not only 7.5 million people, but also to deep-rooted customs, traditions, and culture. Be it the Hungry Ghost Festival, the roar-some lions, or dos and don’ts during Chinese New Year, many may not be aware of the traditional meaning behind cultural and religious practices. From numerology to zodiac animals, divination has long been a part of traditional Chinese culture, particularly during Chinese New Year when many have their fortunes told at temples for the year ahead. Do you have a big change or decision coming up? Maybe it’s time to give fortune telling in Hong Kong a shot.
Where to go for fortune telling in Hong Kong
1. Temple Street
While you may know Temple Street as one of Hong Kong’s most photogenic markets, the Yau Ma Tei side of it is where you’ll find some of Hong Kong’s most famous palm readers. The fortune tellers set up tables and stools inside their tents for one on one consultations.
Type(s) of fortune telling: palm reading, face reading, Chinese astrology, and bird predictions
2. The Kingdom Healer
Letao Wang delivers 10 years of psychic expertise at The Kingdom Healer, aiming to help clients discover themselves and overcome adversities with the use of divination. His 40-minute sessions include both astrology and tarot cards to provide more intuitive guidance. The session can be held in-person or online via Zoom. Alternatively, you can find Letao at corporate events and exclusive parties.
Type(s) of fortune telling: tarot cards, numerology, and astrology
The Kingdom Healer, 1-4 St Francis Yard, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 9136 0453
3. Twinkle Tarot
Fanny Wu of Twinkle Tarot – one of the first full-time tarot readers in the city – has turned her decade-long fascination with mystical energies into a career. For more well-rounded guidance, Fanny combines numerology and astrology with a reading from her deck of tarot cards.Tune in to Fanny’s livestream on Facebook on the last day of each month to catch her chats about zodiac signs and horoscopes for the month ahead.
Type(s) of fortune telling: tarot cards, numerology, astrology, and zodiac signs
Find out more about Twinkle Tarot online.
4. Purple Moon New Age Shop
A one-stop-shop for mystic items, you can shop tarot cards, crystals, occult books, pendulums, and even ouija boards (not for faint spirits) and voodoo spell kits at Purple Moon. If you’re a novice to reading your own fortune, you can always book a tarot card reading service (or a spell-casting course if that tickles your fancy) with the founder, German.
Purple Moon New Age Shop, Room B, 10/F, Prosperous Commercial Building, 54-58 Jardine’s Bazaar, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2508 9001
5. Queen of Pentacles
Descended from five generations of psychic and healing lineage, Cath from Queen of Pentacles discovered her passion for tarot reading at a young age. She has a wide clientele ranging from celebrities, influencers, and business owners. She has an online store where you can shop healing candles, accessories, crystals, or book a whole range of card readings.
Find out more about Queen of Pentacles online.