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Tai Po Historical Tour

Hong Kong, China
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3 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
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At a Glance

3 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Description

Acquired from China later than Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, the less-visited New Territories have their own distinctive character. Explore the town of Tai Po in a level of rich detail you won’t find... More
Acquired from China later than Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, the less-visited New Territories have their own distinctive character. Explore the town of Tai Po in a level of rich detail you won’t find in guidebooks or on TripAdvisor with this fascinating walking tour. Highlights include the old market, Tin Hau temple, police station, railway museum, wet market, and Plover Cove Estate where growth began.

Highlights

  • Explore Tai Po, a vibrant New Territories town, with a guide
  • Learn how Tai Po developed from a tiny market town into a bustling center
  • Visit the historic police station, the railway museum, and much more
  • Enjoy personalized attention from your guide in a small group

What To Expect

Summary

Departure from Tai Po Market MTR station, meet up at the 7-11 in between exit A (turn left after passing the turn styles) and exit B (turn right).

Major sites visited (in tour order, not historical chronological
... More
Departure from Tai Po Market MTR station, meet up at the 7-11 in between exit A (turn left after passing the turn styles) and exit B (turn right).

Major sites visited (in tour order, not historical chronological order):
- the historical former Tai Po Police Station, the first such station built in the New Territories and instrumental in cementing colonial
... More
Departure from Tai Po Market MTR station, meet up at the 7-11 in between exit A (turn left after passing the turn styles) and exit B (turn right).

Major sites visited (in tour order, not historical chronological order):
- the historical former Tai Po Police Station, the first such station built in the New Territories and instrumental in cementing colonial control over the area.
- Plover Cove Estate: resettlement estate and the start of the development of Tai Po as a new town.
- Tai Po Old Market and the Tin Hau Temple: here is where it all began, back in the 17th century.
- Fu Shin Street: the second stage in the development of Tai Po as a market town.
- Tai Po Railway Museum - the former Tai Po Market KCR station, giving a boost to the market development.
- Tai Po Hui Market (a new, traditional wet market) and Tai Ming Lane Square: modern day Tai Po.

The tour finishes at Tai Po Market MTR station.

What's Included

Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Food and drinks

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Tai Po Market MTR station, exit A

Departure Time

14:00

Return Details

Tai Po Market MTR station.

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 7643P15