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TAI PO

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Tai Po is a former traditional market town but now has a population of about 282 000 people. Tai Po District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.



Old House
Old House
This old house looks like having the old Bauhaus-style architecture.
Island House
Island House
Informative panels on environmental topics are displayed in the Island House's Exhibition Room.

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Island House
Island House
Island House was built in 1905. It stood on a small islet called Yuen Chau Tsai near the head of Tolo Harbour. It is a classic example of the colonial architecture. It was erected as quarters for government officers and was associated with the New Territories Administration.

It is now used by the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature as a Conservation Studies Centre.

Old Buildings
Old Buildings
Tai Po used to be a simple rural town. It has been gradually transformed into a modern town over the years.
Tai Po Waterfront Park
Tai Po Waterfront Park
Tai Po Waterfront Park is occupying an area of about 22 hectares. Visitors can climb the lookout tower to have a panoramic view of the Tolo Harbour and the surrounding.

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Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple honours the gods of Man (Civil God of Literacy) and Mo (Martial God). It also acts as a local gathering point for the area's elderly.

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Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
The temple was built in 1891 by the Tsat Yeuk Community of Tai Po to mark the founding of Tai Wo Market.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
Numerous large incense coils with red prayer plaques hang from the ceiling.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
Clouds of smoke billow from huge incense burners in the Man Mo temple courtyard.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
The Man Mo Temple in Tai Po was declared in 1983 as a monument under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
Huge incense coils are suspended from the temple's ceiling and are burning for more than 2 weeks.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
The front courtyard is planted with palms and provides shade for those taking a rest on the benches.


Railway museum
Railway museum
The station at Tai Po Market was built in the Chinese style in 1913. Declared a monument in 1984, the station now houses the Hong Kong Railway Museum.

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Tai Wong Yeh Temple
Tai Wong Yeh Temple
Tai Wong Yeh Temple is situated next to the Island House. Its history can be dated back to the middle of the Qing Dynasty.

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Tai Wong Yeh Temple
Tai Wong Yeh Temple
The Temple was originally a stone tablet erected on the north shore of Yuen Chau Tsai by villagers.


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