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Top Choice Cantonese in Tsuen Wan

Yue Kee Roasted Goose Restaurant

In an alley lined with roast-goose restaurants, 60-year-old Yue Kee is the king. Order gorgeous plates of coppery-skinned charcoal-roasted goose (half is plenty for four people) and sample house specialities includi…
Top Choice Cantonese in Tsuen Wan

Choi Lung Restaurant

This 40-year-old establishment near the village entrance uses spring water to make tofu dessert. It's self-service – pick up your dim sum from the kitchen, make your tea, and plonk yourself down on a plastic stool. …
Taoist Temple in Tsuen Wan

Yuen Yuen Institute

Stuffed with vivid statuary of Taoist and Buddhist deities plus Confucian saints, the Yuen Yuen Institute, in the hills northeast of Tsuen Wan, gives a fascinating look into Hong Kong's tripartite religious system. …
Buddhist Monastery in Tsuen Wan

Chuk Lam Sim Monastery

A monastery in a bucolic setting outside the tourist circuit, the large Bamboo Forest Monastery was first built in 1932 by an elderly monk who carved it out of a hillside with six disciples. The lovely Buddhist fres…
Teahouse in Tsuen Wan

Cheng's Store

Tea connoisseurs may like this eccentric store that whips up lattes with Iron Buddha leaves and 'yin yeung' with Blue Mountain. The boss Mr Cheng charges hotel prices, but his concoctions are nuanced and unusual. He…
Cantonese in Tsuen Wan

Duen Kee Restaurant

Close to the fields, you can have dim sum under one of the parasols on the ground floor of this popular no-frills yum-cha joint. But the true attraction lies upstairs where older villagers show off their caged birds…
Museum in Tsuen Wan

Sam Tung Uk Museum

This well-tended museum aims to portray rural life as it was lived in this late-18th-century Hakka walled village, the former residents of which (the Chan clan) were resettled in 1980. Within the complex a dozen thr…
Buddhist Monastery in Tsuen Wan

Western Monastery

Built in Lo Wai Village, one of Tsuen Wan's oldest villages, in the 1970s, this tranquil complex is styled as a Chinese palace and calls to mind a period movie set. The various halls are large and spacious, connecte…
Art Studio in Tsuen Wan

Chuen Lung Koon Man School

The shuttered village school is a studio and exhibition space for local artists under a project titled 'Hi! Hill' (邂逅! 山川人), a collaboration between villagers and designers, writers and photographers to promote the …
Temple in Tsuen Wan

Tin Hau Temple

This Tin Hau temple was built in the 18th century and retains the original bell and stele from the Qing dynasty. It was moved to this residential property to make way for the construction of the MTR line. The temple…