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Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall (Mun Hau Tsuen, Sheung Shui)

The founding ancestors of the Liu lineage of Sheung Shui came from Fujian and settled in the plains of the Sheung Yue River during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). In the 18th century, the Lius were very rich and prosperous and this was well demonstrated by the building of their main ancestral hall, the Liu Man Shek Tong in 1751. This typical three-hall two-courtyard building is richly embellished with plaster mouldings, wood carvings and murals of auspicious motifs and pictures. It was restored first in 1983 with funding mainly from the clan, and again in 1994 with funds from the Government.

Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall


Mun Hau Tsuen, Sheung Shui (Plan)
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Opening Hours

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm.
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and the first three days of the Chinese New Year


Sheung Shui Station

Kowloon Motor Bus
277E Lam Tin Station – Sheung Shui (Tai Ping)

It takes about 15 minutes to walk to Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall from Sheung Shui Railway Station or Sheung Shui Bus Terminus.

Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall, Sheung Shui will be fully closed from 18 March 2016 to 13 March 2017 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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