Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Sha Tin

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Southwest of Sha Tin town centre, this spacious, high-quality museum inside an ugly building gives a peek into local history and culture. Highlights include a children's area with interactive play zones, the New Ter…
Architecture in Sha Tin

Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre

A representative of the 'Chinese Revival' architectural style, Tao Fung Shan is a Protestant retreat centre, seminary and hostel. In 1929 a Norwegian Lutheran missionary passionate about Buddhism bought land in Sha …
Temple in Sha Tin

10,000 Buddhas Monastery

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers flank …
Cemetery in Sha Tin

Po Fook Hill Columbarium

The vibe here is serene – Po Fook Hill is a storage place for cremated ashes. Once up here, you'll see pagodas, shrines, and a terraced hillside overlooking Sha Tin. There are dozens of rooms with niches carved into…
Museum in Sha Tin

Chinese University Art Museum

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Art Museum is divided into two sections. The four-floor East Wing Galleries house a permanent collection of Chinese paintings and calligraphy, but it is the ceramics, jade objets …
University in Sha Tin

Chinese University of Hong Kong

A koi-filled pond, views of Tolo Harbour, and lots of trees where migratory birds sometimes roost make this a very pleasant campus to have a stroll in.
Landmark in Sha Tin

Amah Rock

This oddly shaped boulder southwest of Sha Tin carries a legend. For many years a fisherman’s wife would stand on this spot in the hills above Lion Rock Country Park, watching for her husband to return from the sea …
River in Sha Tin

Shing Mun River

The banks of this 7km-long river running from Tai Wai through downtown Sha Tin to end in Tolo Harbour are pleasant for a stroll or jog in the morning or evening when it's cool. You'll see egrets roosting in the quie…
Taoist Temple in Sha Tin

Che Kung Temple

This large Taoist temple complex, rebuilt in 1993, is on the opposite bank of the Shing Mun River channel. It’s dedicated to Che Kung, a Song-dynasty general credited with ridding Sha Tin of the plague. The best tim…
Historic Building in Sha Tin

Old House at Wong Uk Village

This grey-brick house inside Wong Uk Garden is all that's left of an 18th-century village that served as a hub for merchants who plied the trade route between Guangdong and Kowloon. The two-storey house, built in 19…