Fodor's Expert Review Hungry Ghost Festival

Hong Kong Festival–Sight

Food left out on the street and smoldering piles of paper are everywhere during the Hungry Ghost Festival. Replicas of houses, cars, and traditional "hell money" are burned as offerings to the ancestral spirits allowed to roam the earth for these two weeks, when the gates of hell are opened. It's on 15th day of the seventh moon, usually in August or September.


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