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Tai Fu Tai Mansion (Wing Ping Tsuen, San Tin, Yuen Long)
Tai Fu Tai was built in the 4th year of the Tongzhi reign (1865) of the Qing dynasty as the residence of Man Chung-luen. According to the genealogy of the Man clan, the Mans originated in Sichuan and migrated to Jiangxi and Guangdong during the Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). The Mans began to settle in San Tin, Yuen Long in the 15th century. Man Chung-luen, the 21st generation ancestor of the clan, was bestowed the title of dafu (or tai fu, which means senior official).
Tai Fu Tai is a fine example of a traditional dwelling of the scholar-gentry class in southern China and one of the most beautifully embellished historic buildings in Hong Kong. The main building of Tai Fu Tai is a two-hall, three-bay structure with side chambers flanking the courtyard. There is a one-bay ancillary building on each side of the main building. Attached to the east side are a parlour and an internal courtyard, and on the west side, separated by a corridor, are a kitchen, a side chamber and a lavatory.
The full restoration of Tai Fu Tai was completed in 1988 under the supervision of the Antiquities and Monuments Office and the Architectural Services Department.
Tai Fu Tai
Wing Ping Tsuen, San Tin, Yuen Long (Plan)
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday: 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays), Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and the first three days of the Chinese New Year
Kowloon Motor Bus
76K Ching Ho Estate - Long Ping Estate
Green Minibus (GMB)
75 Yuen Long (Fook Hong Street) - Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Public Transport Interchange
76 Yuen Long (Fook Hong Street) - Siu Hom Tsuen
78 Pat Heung Road (Near Tai Lam Bus Interchange) - Lok Ma Chau (San Tin) Public Transport Interchange
The above information is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant organizations.
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