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Electronics, Cars, Houses Among Paper Offerings for Ching Ming

By Localiiz 2 April 2015
This Sunday marks Ching Ming, also known as Tomb Sweeping Day, for many locals. A pilgrimage of sorts, people will travel to tend to their ancestors’ graves, sweeping off debris and washing them down to pay their respects. Relatives will also burn paper offerings for their departed family members to enjoy in the afterlife. Over the years these have become increasingly more luxurious. Shops along Queens Road West now sell paper high-end automobiles and boats, personal electronics, and even houses complete with security guards and housekeepers. Here are some of the best-selling paper offerings we found among Hong Kong’s shops. [masterslider id=69]

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