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Tai O

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Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride...

Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride for lovely scenery or take a walk up the mountain to see the White Chinese Dolhins swim.

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Tai O

Another point of view for Hong Kong, unlike the modern and high-rise buildings all around. A relaxing place to walk around~

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a right place when you want to see the slow pace of life in Hongkong, after a few days taking part in the hectic life of Hongkong, being here feels so serene

Thank All l
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another point of view for Hong Kong, unlike the modern and high-rise buildings all around. A relaxing place to walk around~

Thank PSq129
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A short stop on a tour of Lantau Island. A short boat ride to see the houses on stilts, and a quick look around the market at the dried fish all done in less than 30 minutes. Not much to see here.

Thank yuki1234
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the houses on stilts, the street market, the restaurants, the boat trips, the hope of seeing pink dolphin, all make , Tai O the most interesting place to visit there is so much to see and do.

Thank tornadio
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a day trip to Lantau Island in early May incorporating three stops: Tai-O, Big Buddha and ending with outlet shopping at CityGate. How to get there? I went by MTR and bus. It's very easy. Find your way to the orange Tung Chung MTR line. I got on at Hong Kong station and rode it all the way... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good dolphin boat view. Good seafood and tofu dessert offered. The trip was long if you went from other places except Tuen Mun. Lifestyle is unique and quiet, lots of sunshine and salted fish smell.

Thank Sze L
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have half a day to spare, go for Tai O. Take bus No. 11 near Tung Shung MTR Station. If you have limited time, better spend the time at the Big Buddha. If you go to Tai O, try the local snacks. Buy the local shrimp paste if you know how to make use of it. Many friendly... More 

Thank Termsak C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

tiny village with very little to see. 20 minutes and you've seen the very crowded market streets, the photo-opp of the house on stilts and battled your way through the very potent smell of drying fish.

Thank GayleUK
Clearfield, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O is only a 30 minute bus ride from Big Buddha. I recommend going to Big Buddha first, then go to Tai O in the afternoon. Tai O is the last remaining fishing village where the houses are built on poles in the water in Hong Kong. While in Tai O, I recommend taking a boat tour that gives... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time ever visited this island. Much better than Cheung Chow. It has a big fish village from old time yet with a nice 8 room hotel with ocean view unlimited converted from an old prison that comes with a very nice tea house on the top roof. Nice seawall,

Thank Beanbean J

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