Last updated 2024-01-18

Tai Po

Tai Po is located in the northeastern part of the New Territories and includes the areas of Tai Po and Sai Kung North. Tai Po is renowned for its rich history and traditional charm, featuring ancient rural architecture, ancestral halls, and temples like the Tai Po Man Mo Temple, the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, and the Hong Kong Railway Museum, among others. Additionally, the district is home to attractions such as Tung Ping Chau, Lai Chi Chong, and Ma Shi Chau, which are designated as Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparks, offering excellent opportunities to appreciate Hong Kong's natural landscapes and geological features.

Places

Tai Po Market Station

Tai Po Market or Tai Po Hui (Chinese: 大埔墟) is the name of an area within the modern-day Tai Po New Town in the Tai Po District, in the New Territories, Hong Kong. However, its exact location changed from time to time. It is considered as the town centre of the area known as Tai Po. The area was first established as a market town, at the location of the modern-day residential and commercial area Tai Po Old Market, or Tai Po Kau Hui (大埔舊墟),which is near the present-day area Tai Wo (Tai Wo Estate). Later on, a new market, Tai Wo Shi (太和市) was established across the river and when the Kowloon-Canton Railway British Section was opened in 1910, it was the site of a flag station named Tai Po Market. However, all three areas do not overlap, and are divided by Lam Tsuen River or Tai Po Tai Wo Road. Tai Po Market, Tai Po Old Market and Tai Wo Estate are all within modern day Tai Po New Town (Tai Po Town).

Tai Po Central

Tai Po is located in the northeastern part of the New Territories and includes the areas of Tai Po and Sai Kung North. Tai Po is renowned for its rich history and traditional charm, featuring ancient rural architecture, ancestral halls, and temples like the Tai Po Man Mo Temple, the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, and the Hong Kong Railway Museum, among others. Additionally, the district is home to attractions such as Tung Ping Chau, Lai Chi Chong, and Ma Shi Chau, which are designated as Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparks, offering excellent opportunities to appreciate Hong Kong's natural landscapes and geological features.

Tai Po Nethersole Hospital

Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, commonly known as Tai Po Nethersole Hospital, was founded in 1887 and is a Christian hospital in Hong Kong established by the London Missionary Society. It was the first Chinese hospital in Hong Kong to adopt Western medical practices. Located in the Tai Po district of the New Territories, the hospital currently offers various specialist outpatient services and a full-day emergency department. Guided by Christian values, the hospital is committed to providing high-quality healthcare services to the community and relocated to Tai Po in 1997 to continue serving the local residents.

Tai Po Industrial Estate Bus Terminus

Tai Po Industrial Estate has been rebranded as Tai Po INNOPARK, covering an area of 75 hectares, and serves as a significant hub for both industrial and innovation activities. Established in 1975, Tai Po Industrial Estate was Hong Kong's first industrial estate, providing modern industrial facilities for manufacturers and service industries. Currently, within Tai Po INNOPARK, there are several specialized industrial buildings, including a precision manufacturing center, a data technology center, a medical device manufacturing center, an advanced manufacturing center, and a microelectronics center. It has become a vital base for both local and international renowned brands. The location is approximately 1.5 kilometers from Tai Po town center and is easily accessible by the MTR East Rail Line or by car.

The Education University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is the only university in Hong Kong primarily dedicated to teacher education and is one of the publicly funded universities under the University Grants Committee (UGC). It was originally known as the Hong Kong Institute of Education and was formed through the merger of five teacher training colleges in 1994. Following a comprehensive review in 2015, the UGC recognized that the Institute had achieved academic and managerial standards on par with other universities. Consequently, they recommended elevating its status to that of a university. In January 2016, the Chief Executive and the Executive Council approved the institution's transformation into the "Education University of Hong Kong," making it the tenth university in Hong Kong and the eighth one under the oversight of the UGC.

Tai Wo

Tai Wo (Chinese: 太和) or known as Tai Wo Market are the names of several areas in the Tai Po District, in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The boundaries changed from time to time. In present time, the name "Tai Wo" mostly refers to the area surrounding the Tai Wo station of the East Rail line and the Tai Wo Estate. However, historically, Tai Wo referred to the area that currently called Tai Po Market.: 39  Despite Tai Po Market was also the old name of another area, which currently known as Tai Po Old Market.: 39  All three areas are now part of Tai Po New Town (a.k.a. Tai Po Town or just Tai Po),a satellite town (suburb) that co-jointed with the existing indigenous villages.

Hong Lok Yuen

Hong Lok Yuen is a low-density, upscale residential area located in the Tai Po District of Hong Kong. It is situated in the northern part of the Tai Po New Town and is backed by Cloudy Hill. Hong Lok Yuen was developed in phases between 1980 and 1993.

Lam Tsuen

Lam Tsuen (Chinese: 林村) is an area in Tai Po District, Hong Kong, noted for its Lam Tsuen wishing trees. The nearby Lam Tsuen River, empties into Tai Po Hoi.

From Airport to Popular Destinations

From Airport Concourse to Tai Po Market Station

Tai Po Market or Tai Po Hui (Chinese: 大埔墟) is the name of an area within the modern-day Tai Po New Town in the Tai Po District, in the New Territories, Hong Kong. However, its exact location changed from time to time. It is considered as the town centre of the area known as Tai Po. The area was first established as a market town, at the location of the modern-day residential and commercial area Tai Po Old Market, or Tai Po Kau Hui (大埔舊墟),which is near the present-day area Tai Wo (Tai Wo Estate). Later on, a new market, Tai Wo Shi (太和市) was established across the river and when the Kowloon-Canton Railway British Section was opened in 1910, it was the site of a flag station named Tai Po Market. However, all three areas do not overlap, and are divided by Lam Tsuen River or Tai Po Tai Wo Road. Tai Po Market, Tai Po Old Market and Tai Wo Estate are all within modern day Tai Po New Town (Tai Po Town).

From Airport Concourse to Tai Po Central

Tai Po is located in the northeastern part of the New Territories and includes the areas of Tai Po and Sai Kung North. Tai Po is renowned for its rich history and traditional charm, featuring ancient rural architecture, ancestral halls, and temples like the Tai Po Man Mo Temple, the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, and the Hong Kong Railway Museum, among others. Additionally, the district is home to attractions such as Tung Ping Chau, Lai Chi Chong, and Ma Shi Chau, which are designated as Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparks, offering excellent opportunities to appreciate Hong Kong's natural landscapes and geological features.

From Airport Concourse to Tai Po Nethersole Hospital

Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, commonly known as Tai Po Nethersole Hospital, was founded in 1887 and is a Christian hospital in Hong Kong established by the London Missionary Society. It was the first Chinese hospital in Hong Kong to adopt Western medical practices. Located in the Tai Po district of the New Territories, the hospital currently offers various specialist outpatient services and a full-day emergency department. Guided by Christian values, the hospital is committed to providing high-quality healthcare services to the community and relocated to Tai Po in 1997 to continue serving the local residents.

From Airport Concourse to Tai Po Industrial Estate Bus Terminus

Tai Po Industrial Estate has been rebranded as Tai Po INNOPARK, covering an area of 75 hectares, and serves as a significant hub for both industrial and innovation activities. Established in 1975, Tai Po Industrial Estate was Hong Kong's first industrial estate, providing modern industrial facilities for manufacturers and service industries. Currently, within Tai Po INNOPARK, there are several specialized industrial buildings, including a precision manufacturing center, a data technology center, a medical device manufacturing center, an advanced manufacturing center, and a microelectronics center. It has become a vital base for both local and international renowned brands. The location is approximately 1.5 kilometers from Tai Po town center and is easily accessible by the MTR East Rail Line or by car.

From Airport Concourse to The Education University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is the only university in Hong Kong primarily dedicated to teacher education and is one of the publicly funded universities under the University Grants Committee (UGC). It was originally known as the Hong Kong Institute of Education and was formed through the merger of five teacher training colleges in 1994. Following a comprehensive review in 2015, the UGC recognized that the Institute had achieved academic and managerial standards on par with other universities. Consequently, they recommended elevating its status to that of a university. In January 2016, the Chief Executive and the Executive Council approved the institution's transformation into the "Education University of Hong Kong," making it the tenth university in Hong Kong and the eighth one under the oversight of the UGC.

From Airport Concourse to Tai Wo

Tai Wo (Chinese: 太和) or known as Tai Wo Market are the names of several areas in the Tai Po District, in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The boundaries changed from time to time. In present time, the name "Tai Wo" mostly refers to the area surrounding the Tai Wo station of the East Rail line and the Tai Wo Estate. However, historically, Tai Wo referred to the area that currently called Tai Po Market.: 39  Despite Tai Po Market was also the old name of another area, which currently known as Tai Po Old Market.: 39  All three areas are now part of Tai Po New Town (a.k.a. Tai Po Town or just Tai Po),a satellite town (suburb) that co-jointed with the existing indigenous villages.

From Airport Concourse to Hong Lok Yuen

Hong Lok Yuen is a low-density, upscale residential area located in the Tai Po District of Hong Kong. It is situated in the northern part of the Tai Po New Town and is backed by Cloudy Hill. Hong Lok Yuen was developed in phases between 1980 and 1993.

From Airport Concourse to Lam Tsuen

Lam Tsuen (Chinese: 林村) is an area in Tai Po District, Hong Kong, noted for its Lam Tsuen wishing trees. The nearby Lam Tsuen River, empties into Tai Po Hoi.

Buildings

  • THE CHINESE RHENISH CHURCH
  • KAM MING BUILDING
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
  • FUK WAH BUILDING
  • SUN ON BUILDING
  • HILLTOP GARDENS
  • PETER'S HOME, HA WONG YI AU TSUEN
  • SHEUNG WONG YI AU TSUEN
  • CARE VILLAGE
  • HA WONG YI AU TSUEN
  • CHATEAU DE MAISON, HA WONG YI AU TSUEN
  • WONG YI AU
  • A SHAN TSUEN
  • CHUNG SHUN LANE
  • FUNG YUEN TSUEN
  • HA HANG TSUEN
  • HA TEI HA TSUEN
  • HA WUN YIU VILLAGE
  • PO LUNG TERRACE, KAM SHAN TSUEN
  • TREASURY VILLA, KAM SHEK NEW VILLAGE
  • LAI CHI SHAN VILLAGE
  • LAM TSUEN SAN TSUEN LO WAI
  • LO TSZ TIN TSUEN
  • LUNG TAO COURT, LUNG MEI TSUEN


Restaurants

  • McDonald's
  • Café de Coral
  • Chung Shing Thai Restaurant
  • Pizza-Box (舊墟直街)
  • MX (港鐵大埔墟站)
  • Pizza Hut
  • Ting Kok Road Restaurant
  • Yuen Kee
  • Soho Lounge
  • Ping Kee Noodles
  • Yeung Woo Tong (Fortune Plaza)
  • Tong Kong
  • Curry King
  • Chow Ming Yuen Chiu Chow Noodle Restaurant
  • Sun Ho Lok Fast Food
  • Luk Yee Kui Restaurant
  • Wah Lap Restaurant
  • Fairwood
  • Cheung Kei Restaurant
  • Man Lee
  • Shing Sai Kee Noodle
  • Kwong Kee Congee Shop
  • Tai Po Swimming Pool
  • Chung Shing Poon Choi


Hong Kong MTR/Bus and Other Transportation Service

Citybus

Citybus Limited is a bus company which provides both franchised and non-franchised service in Hong Kong. The franchised route network serves Hong Kong Island, cross-harbour routes, North Lantau, Hong Kong International Airport, Kowloon, New Territories, Shenzhen Bay Port and Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge Hong Kong Port.

Kowloon Motor Bus

The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (KMB) is a bus company operating franchised services in Hong Kong. It is the largest bus company in Hong Kong by fleet size and number of bus routes, with over 4000 buses and 420 routes. It is a subsidiary of Transport International.

MTR

The railway network in Hong Kong consists of nine different railway lines, covering the major areas and suburbs of Hong Kong. These lines include the Island Line, Kwun Tong Line, Tsuen Wan Line, Tseung Kwan O Line, East Rail Line, Tuen Ma Line, South Island Line, Tung Chung Line, and Airport Express.

Light Rail Transit

The Light Rail, also known as the Light Rail Transit (LRT),officially the North-West Railway, is a light rail system in Hong Kong, serving the northwestern New Territories, within Tuen Mun District and Yuen Long District. The system operates over 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge track, using 750 V DC overhead power supply. It was once one of four systems comprising the KCR network in Hong Kong, before the MTR–KCR merger in 2007. It has a daily ridership of about 483,000 people.

Tram

Hong Kong Tramways (HKT) is a 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) narrow-gauge tram system in Hong Kong. Owned and operated by RATP Dev, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Kennedy Town and Shau Kei Wan, with a branch circulating through Happy Valley.

Star Ferry

The Star Ferry is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in Hong Kong.[1] Its principal routes carry passengers across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island, and Kowloon. The service is operated by the Star Ferry Company, which was founded in 1888 as the Kowloon Ferry Company, and adopted its present name in 1898.

Sun Ferry

Sun Ferry Services Company Limited, more widely known as Sun Ferry and formerly New World First Ferry Services, is a ferry service company in Hong Kong. The company was established in November 1999, when it took over the eight licensed ferry routes transferred from Hongkong and Yaumati Ferry in January 2000.

Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry

Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry Ltd (HKKF) is a ferry service company in Hong Kong. It was formed by a number of shipping and shipbuilding firms, and was incorporated in Hong Kong in February 1998.

Peak Tram

The Peak Tram is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. Running from Garden Road Admiralty to Victoria Peak via the Mid-Levels, it provides the most direct route and offers good views over the harbour and skyscrapers of Hong Kong. Operated since 1888, it was the first funicular railway in Asia.

Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360 (Chinese: 昂坪360) is a bicable gondola lift on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Intended to improve tourism to the area, the aerial lift was previously known as Tung Chung Cable Car Project before acquiring the Ngong Ping 360 brand in April 2005.

New Lantao Bus

The New Lantao Bus Company (1973) Limited, commonly known as New Lantao Bus or NLB, is a franchised bus company operating in Hong Kong. It mainly operates bus routes on Lantau Island.

Discovery Bay Bus

Discovery Bay Bus is a bus company in Hong Kong, operated by Discovery Bay Transportation Services Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Resort International, the developer of Discovery Bay. It provides 24-hour internal and external transportation services for parts of Discovery Bay on Lantau Island. Due to the traffic control measures implemented since the opening of the Discovery Bay Tunnel, which serves as the main access point to Discovery Bay, restricting the passage of other vehicles, Discovery Bay Bus is the only organization that offers land-based public transportation services in the Discovery Bay area.

Ma Wan Bus

Park Island Transport Company Limited (PITCL) is a non-franchised bus company in Hong Kong. Established in 2002, it operates bus and ferry services between Ma Wan Island and other parts of Hong Kong territory.

Sun Bus

Sun Bus is a subsidiary of Transport International Holdings Ltd. It specializes in providing various non-franchise bus services, including village bus services, employee and student shuttle services, shopping mall shuttle buses, and cross-border bus operations.

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