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Introduction

Location

1

King Law Ka Shuk Ancestral Hall King Law Ka Shuk Ancestral Hall

King Law Ka Shuk Ancestral Hall was once used as the study hall and ancestral hall of the Tang family for over one hundred years. It still serves as a venue for clan members to hold meetings and traditional functions. King Law Ka Shuk Ancestral Hall was declared a monument in August 1998. The restoration project won an Award of Merit in the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation for 2001.

Tai Po Tau Tsuen, Tai Po

2

Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre

Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre is located beside the main dam of Plover Cove Reservoir. The centre, offers a beautiful scenery as well as a full view of Tolo Habour, is an ideal place for water sports activities. A wide range of water sport equipments , such as sailing dinghies, windsurfers and kayaks are available in the centre. The public are welcome to enrol for the training courses and fun days organised by the centre.

 

Tai Mei Tuk, Tai Po

3

Hong Kong Railway Museum Hong Kong Railway Museum

The Hong Kong Railway Museum is an open-air museum, which is converted from the old Tai Po Railway Station. It stands on the town cent re of Tai Po Market and occupies some 6,500 square metres. Revealing the history of the local railway transportation, the exhibits include the historic station building, 6 historical coaches, a narrow gauge steam locomotive and a mock-up of the electric train. The railway station was declared a monument in 1984, refurbished and opened as a museum in 1985.

 

13 Shung Tak Street , Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong .

4

Wishing Trees Wishing Trees

"Wishing Trees" are the two large banyan trees outside the Tin Hau Temple in Lam Tsuen. During the advent of the Chinese New Year, villagers and visitors pray for peace and luck by throwing the incense papers with tangerines up to the banyan branches. The "Wishing Trees" have been widely publicised by the media and have become a famous sight-seeing spot for local and overseas visitors.

Lam Tsuen, Tai Po

5

Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve

Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve is the first nature reserve in Hong Kong . The reserve covers an area of 460 hectares and is heavily wooded, with more than 100 different species of trees. The reserve, with 5 fantastic walks, is an ideal place for hiking and jogging. The 700 metre-long Nature Trail were erected with poles carrying detailed information on the points of interest along the trail. The reserve is also one of the best bird-watching spots in Hong Kong .

Tai Po Kau, Tai Po

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