Attractions

Park in Tai Po

Tai Po Waterfront Park

Hong Kong's largest public park and one of the most beautiful has tree-framed lawns for picnics and kite-flying, an amphitheatre with white sail canopies, a cycling track along Tolo Harbour from which you can watch …
Market in Tai Po

Tai Po Market

Not to be confused with the MTR station of the same name, this street-long outdoor wet market is one of the most winning in the New Territories. Feast your eyes on a rainbow of fruit and vegetables, tables lined wit…
Farm in Tai Po

Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden

Set in a valley, the 148-hectare Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden is primarily a conservation and teaching centre, but it has a few animals, and the woods and the gardens are especially lovely, with lots of indige…
Museum in Tai Po

Hong Kong Railway Museum

Housed in the former Tai Po Market train station (built in 1913 in traditional Chinese style), this small museum is a fun stop for trainspotters and families with train-crazy kids. There are a few exhibits about the…
Temple in Tai Po

Tai Po Man Mo Temple

In the middle of the Tai Po Market street, the double-hall Man Mo Temple from the late 19th century is a centre of worship for the Tai Po area. Jointly dedicated to the gods of literature and war, it's got an incens…
Temple in Tai Po

Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree

This large banyan tree, laden with coloured paper streamers tied to oranges, was long considered a good luck spot. The idea was to write your wish on a piece of paper, tie it to the fruit and then throw it as high a…
Wildlife Reserve in Tai Po

Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

Butterfly lovers will enjoy this reserve in a forested ravine behind Fung Yuen village just 2km northeast of Tai Po town. There are theoretically 180 butterfly species here, a third of them rare breeds, but do not e…