We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tsang Tai Uk

At the foot of Lion Rock, Hong Kong, China
Save
Book on TripAdvisor
More Info
US$96.25*
and up
Kowloon and The New Territories Half Day Tour
More Info
US$79.00*
and up
Half-Day Coach Tour of Kowloon and New Territories
More Info
US$136.98*
and up
Private Kowloon and New Territories Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
A typical Hakka fortified village built in 1848 as a stronghold for the Tsang clan.
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good48%
  • Average40%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
2 Nov 2016
“Tsang Tai Uk - literally means Tsang's Big House ”
24 Oct 2015
“A block of flats - the unusual way”
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
At the foot of Lion Rock, Hong Kong, China
Write a Review
Reviews (15)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Built by a wealthy stone mason for his family in this what was the idyllic countryside in 1870's. Rather unusual architectural design, most residents are the descendants of the clan. Worth taking a look if you are cycling round the New Territories.

Thank alexchk
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Surprise surprise, this is not a tourist attraction but a place where people live! Anyway, a very nice authentic piece of Hong Kong very different from busy and packed Kowloon or upscale European-styled Central.

1  Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Might be disappointing if you want to see walled houses entirely traditional. The layout is meant to be traditional; however, the walls of many core families have been renovated and you see patches of different colours with eye sores such as air-conditioners and aluminium window...More

Thank hktraveller328
Reviewed 18 November 2014

There's not much to Tsang Tai Uk and it doesn't register as a stand alone "must see" attraction...however, I would include it with any Sha Tin afternoon itinerary. If you want to make an afternoon out of visiting 10,000 Buddhas, I'd head to the Sha...More

2  Thank LVEATW2014
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Tsang Tai Uk is probably the most convenient traditional walled village to reach from Kowloon and the island. A short train journey to Tai Wai followed by a 15 minute walk gives you a glimpse of life in HK as it was for many people....More

1  Thank OS_HK1
Reviewed 31 January 2012

The history behind the traditional Hakka fortified village and the fact that it still remains and is used by local residents to this day is impressive. However, it doesn't seem there is much interest in making the Tsang Tai Uk village tourist friendly at this...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 18 December 2011

This is a historic and interesting building, but not really a tourist attraction. Building started in mid-1800's at the time of British colonisation of Hong Kong. It is a classical Hakka fortified village with thick outer walls, corner gun towers, and agricultural fields for defence....More

Thank Hyenaoffal
Reviewed 26 November 2016
Google Translation

More

Thank kimnowitzki
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile
Google Translation

More

Thank 주하 박
Reviewed 28 June 2016
Google Translation

More

Thank minniefirst
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Din Tai Fung Sha Tin
126 reviews
.67 km away
City Art Restaurant
25 reviews
.57 km away
Tom N Toms
20 reviews
.69 km away
Agnes b. le pain Cafe (New Town Plaza)
26 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze)
1,815 reviews
1.44 km away
Hong Kong Heritage Museum
412 reviews
.46 km away
Che Kung Temple
166 reviews
.78 km away
New Town Plaza
135 reviews
.71 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tsang Tai Uk staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit