Superstitious or not, everybody needs spiritual clarity at some point in their lives. Whether you’re having troubles in your love life or need some guidance in your career, going to a fortune teller can often give you a new perspective. Even if you're a non-believer, it can still be a fun bonding experience for you and your friends. Not sure where to go? Here are some fantastic recommendations.
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With more than 10 years of experience, Letao Wang offers astrology readings and tarot card divinations by appointment from his Tai Hang studio. He also frequently collaborates with bars, restaurants, and cafés for private events. If you want to have a little peep of what he does before you go for his spiritual counselling, Wang also writes an astrology blog.
Founded in 1999, WitchyLand prides itself on being one of the first and most well-known tarot shops in Hong Kong. Go to this busy Tsim Sha Tsui location for shopowner Gladys’ renowned tarot reading service; and if you’re feeling extra spiritual, have a look at the tarot decks, books, and crystal charms. On the other end of the spectrum, WitchyLand also offers Chinese divination fortune-telling, hypnotherapy, and even an essential oil customising service.
One of Hong Kong’s first full-time tarot readers, Fanny of Twinkle Tarot has been fascinated by mystical energies for decades. She likes to combine numerology and astrology along with her tarot deck to provide well-rounded spiritual guidance for her clients. A Facebook live stream is hosted on the last day of every month, where she talks about zodiac signs and horoscopes for the next month. Of course, Fanny also offers a variety of crystal charms for good luck.
Purple Moon provides more than just a tarot card reading service. Selling mystic items from occult books and talismans to spell items and even voodoo charms, the founder German is well-versed in many mystic practices. If you’re looking to dive deeper, sign up for a tarot-reading or spell-casting course with German to learn how to harness the power of the universe yourself. To be on the safe side though, we might just stick with some pink crystals to improve our love life.
A culturally significant Hong Kong tradition. Fortune tellers have long been setting up shop by the famous Temple Street Night Market. Offering curious passersby everything from face and palm readings to Chinese Astrology readings and even fortune-telling by bird. If you would like to visit, be sure to plan ahead as some of the more popular stalls will have you queueing for more than 30 minutes to an hour!