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PING CHE

Ping Che Village is part of Ta Kwu Ling area.

Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon is a Taoist temple worshipping Master Lu Chunyang. The temple design resembles that of ancient palaces.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Photogenic points include stone forest, lotus pond, a pavilion at the centre of a lake, the inscription of Master Lu on a tablet.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Vegetarian meals are served in the restaurant. Every autumn since 1986 chrysanthemum exhibitions have been held.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon is a Taoist temple whose traditions originate in Xiqiao, Guangdong, China.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
The Taoist monks who originally moved here were forced to start a new life in Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation of China in 1938, and started constructing a replica of their temple in Xiqiao.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
During week-ends, the temple is full of tourists coming to enjoy vegetarian food and buy bonsai trees.

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Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon is a Taoist temple built around 70 years ago.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon's large area is mainly a garden zone with lotus ponds, traditional bridges, miniature gardens and exquisite carvings.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
Wun Chuen Sin Koon
The temple design resembles that of ancient palaces.
Wun Chuen Sin Koon


This village is located near the Frontier Closed Area. It is a 28 km2 area in Hong Kong along the border with mainland China.
Village close to Ping Che Police Post
Village close to Ping Che Police Post

It was established in 1951. Ordinary people who are not residents within the area cannot enter the area except with a permit.

Village close to Ping Che Police Post
In 2008 HK government said that 2400 hectares of the 2800-hectare border buffer would be opened.

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Village close to Ping Che Police Post

Large container yards are proposed in Ta Kwu Ling and Ping Che, currently used for open storage, to divert heavy vehicles from the Fanling highway and improve the environment in Fanling.

The border area is targeted to be opened up in 2010. Development would be allowed on only about 12% of the 2400-hectare closed border area.
Village close to Ping Che Police Post
Village close to
Ping Che Police Post
Village close to Ping Che Police Post
The Frontier Closed Area was used to combat illegal immigration and cross-border crime.
Village close to Ping Che Police Post
It is the HKSAR Government's policy that Closed Area Permit will only be issued to person with legitimated and absolute need. Application for location visit or sight seeing in the Frontier Closed Area will not be accepted.
Village close to Ping Che Police Post
Village close to Ping Che Police Post


Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling is an area close to the border with mainland China. It often experiences the highest and lowest daily temperatures in Hong Kong due to its inland location.

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Ta Kwu Ling
In year 2009 villagers from Ta Kwu Ling held a protest march against a landfill extension. It would cause hygiene problems and further ruin their villages' natural beauty.
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling
Ancient fung shui woods and other historic sites in Ta Kwu Ling have been named potential cultural heritage sites.
Ta Kwu Ling

There are 13 villages in Ta Kwu Ling, which literally means "drumming range".

Ta Kwu Ling villages were weak compared with the clan of Wong Pui Leng village in Shenzhen, which had a larger population with more men. Wong Pui Leng villagers often raided Ta Kwu Ling escaping with loot and the harvest.
Ta Kwu Ling
Ta Kwu Ling

To safeguard their homes, village representatives swore in front of their gods that they were allies and would help each other when they encountered attacks from outsiders. Villagers kept watch from the top of a local hill. When robbers were seen, they would drum loudly to alert neighbouring villages.

Ta Kwu Ling
The government wishes to promote private-public partnerships to develop the northeastern New Territories including Ping Che / Ta Kwu Ling.
Ta Kwu Ling


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