Tai Po historical tour
This tour is suitable for children of age 6 and up.
Tai Po, a not so new town. Now home to some 250,000 people, this used to be a small market
town and major economical and political centre of the New Territories. This tour will take you
to some of the remaining historical sights of Tai Po, and based on these places tell you the
rich history of the area.
Besides telling you about the history of this place, you'll also get to see modern day
life in this lively town, and how some things simply haven't changed a bit.
The oldest urban history: the Tin Hau temple, originally constructed before 1691.
The first police office of the New Territories, built in 1899 on top of a hill in Tai Po.
The former KCR Tai Po Market station, constructed 1913, now the railway museum.
Fu Shin Street, a street market for well over a century now, and still going strong.
- 14:00 departure from Tai Po Market MTR station.
- Colonial history of Tai Po.
- Construction of the New Town.
- Tai Po Old Market and the Tin Hau Temple.
- Tai Wo Market and the Man Mo Temple.
- Modern day Tai Po: Tai Po Hui Market and Tai Ming Lane Square.
- About 17:30 finish at King's Belly (British style pub) for a nice cold beer and some fish&chips (optional - or back to Tai Po Market MTR).
Fee per person: HKD 150, children 3-12 HKD 110.