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FANLING

A small farming settlement for several centuries, Fanling is now a huge satellite town. There is, however, a traditional part of Fanling that still preserves its rural atmosphere.

Fung Ying Sin Koon
Situated on the hillside opposite Fanling Railway Station, Fung Ying Sin Koon was built in 1929. The temple spreads over a large area. It includes a magnificent main hall standing among numerous pavilions and towers.
Fung Ying Sin Koon
Fung Ying Sin Koon is a popular Taoist temple, decorated in traditional Chinese style.

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Fung Ying Sin Koon
Fung Ying Sin Koon
Fung Ying Seen Koon
People interested in Chinese culture and history shall find the North District has many preserved traditional Chinese buildings.
Fung Ying Seen Koon
The large pavilion in the garden is a place where visitors can enjoy the whole scene of Fanling. There are also small bridges and lovely flowerbeds.
Fung Ying Seen Koon
Fung Ying Seen Koon


Shek Lo
Shek Lo was built in 1936. The two-storey building is a blend of Chinese and Western architectural styles.

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Shek Lo
Shek Lo is situated in the east of Tsung Kyam Church. There is a lawn at the front. It is a private property and is not open to the public.
Shek Lo
Shek Lo
Shek Lo
Despite its colonial characteristics, the building has a traditional Chinese pitched roof.
Shek Lo
The building also features a courtyard and room layout, which is modelled on the layout of traditional Chinese residence.
Shek Lo
Shek Lo
Shek Lo
In the middle of the parapet of the roof, there is a semi-circular brick wall engraved with the name "Shek Lo".
Shek Lo
Tsung Kyam Church is a church of the Society of Basel Mission. It was constructed in 1926 and extended in 1951 as the congregation grew. When the building became dilapidated, it was replaced by a new one in 1983.

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Old Tsung Kyam Church
Old Tsung Kyam Church
Fanling rural landscape
A traditional part of Fanling still preserves its rural atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy this atmosphere through walking along the Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail.
Fanling rural landscape
This trail also passes vegetable plots, tended by Hakka women wearing traditional fringed hats.
Fanling rural landscape
Fanling rural landscape
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Many of the historic buildings along the trail are legacies of the Tang clan, the first and largest of the Five Great Clans to settle in the New Territories, back in the 12th century.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail stretches about 2km and takes approximately 1 hour to complete. It passes more than a dozen historic structures along the way, including four walled villages, a study hall, a Tin Hau temple and an ancestral hall built in 1525 to honor the founding Tang ancestor.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail


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