Tai Po Waterfront Park

New Territories

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 dragon boat races during the Dragon Boat Festival, and an Insect House. The highlight is a quirky lookout tower resembling a rocket in a hoop skirt. It has telescopes to view the harbour and high-rises in the distance, and the dystopian '70s industrial landscape of Tai Po Industrial Estate.

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