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FANLING

Lung Yeuk Tau is located northeast of Fanling. The Tangs established the present "Five Wais and Six Tsuens" within a few hundred years. The "Five Wais" include Lo Wai, Ma Wat Wai, Wing Ning Wai, Tung Kok Wai and Kun Lung Wai. The "Six Tsuens" are Ma Wat Tsuen, Wing Ning Tsuen, Tsz Tong Tsuen, San Uk Tsuen, Siu Hang Tsuen and Kun Lung Tsuen.

Lo Wai
Lo Wai is the first built of the five renowned walled villages in Lung Yeuk Tau, Fanling established by the Tang clan whose ancestors branched out from the main Tang settlement in Kam Tin in the 13th century.
Lo Wai

The Entrance Tower and Enclosing Walls of Lo Wai are declared monuments.

Wing Ning Tsuen has a history of about three hundred years. It is said that the location of the village used to be Red Sand Hill, which got its name because of the red soil in the area.
Wing Ning Tsuen
Wing Ning Tsuen
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
The Tangs of the area still practise traditional village customs including the communal worship in spring and autumn and Tin Hau Festival, and a lantern lighting ceremony for the newborn baby boys.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Tai Ping Ching Chiu Festival is held once every decade and celebrated by the whole Tang clan as well as people from the neighbouring villages and overseasfamily members.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
The Lung Yeuk Tau heritage trail was opened with the cooperation and support of the local residents. Some of the historical buildings along the trail are not open to the public such as Shek Lo.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail

Lung Yeuk Tau has many traditional Chinese buildings and structures such as the Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall and the Tin Hau Kung together with walls and entrance gates. The residence of the walled villages, such as Lo Wai and San Wan still retain their historic appearance.

This Temple is a traditional two-hall building with a central courtyard. The facade of the temple is decorated with plaster mouldings and murals of auspicious motifs.

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Tin Hau Kung Temple
Tin Hau Kung Temple
Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall
The Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall was declared a monument in 1997.
Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall
The Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall is the main ancestral hall of the Tang Clan of Lung Yeuk Tau. It is one of the largest ancestral halls in Hong Kong.
Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall
Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall
Tin Hau Kung Temple
The main hall of the temple is devoted to the worship of Tin Hau and her guards, Chin Lei Ngan and Shun Fung Yi.
Tin Hau Kung Temple
Tin Hau Kung has been properly preserved. The temple was even constructed earlier than Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall, which was probably built in the early 16th century.
Tin Hau Kung Temple
Tin Hau Kung Temple

The temple was declared a monument on 2002.

Tin Hau Kung Temple
Tin Hau Kung Temple is right next door to the Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall.
Tin Hau Kung Temple
Visitors may have a look at many well preserved walled villages from the old days.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail links up 12 historical buildings, structures and sites that reflect the early history and way of life of the inhabitants in the New Territories.
Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail


Three famous Taoist temples in Hong Kong are Ching Chung Koon Temple in Tuen Mun, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Yuen Yuen Institute in Tsuen Wan.
Fanling Taoist temple
Fanling Taoist temple
Fanling Taoist temple
This building was built on the location of an old temple.
Fanling Taoist temple


Fan Leng Lau
Normally, traditional Chinese villages have an ancestor hall or clan hall to worship and pay respect to ancestors.
Fan Leng Lau
Inside ancestor hall, indigenous villagers bow to show respect to their ancestors. The memorial soul tablets of the generations of ancestors fills the entire altar. The soul tablets are inscribed with details of the deceased.
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau
Narrow street inside Fan Leng Lau walled village, which is a local village without city wall.
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau is an old village inside Fanling city. It was established in 1220.
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau As the population of the clan increased, they moved westward to settle in Fanling Wai.

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Fan Leng Lau
Some old abandoned houses can be found inside Fan Leng Lau area.
Fan Leng Lau
Fan Leng Lau


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