We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tsang Tai Uk

At the foot of Lion Rock, Hong Kong, China
Improve this listing
Ranked #238 of 409 attractions in Hong Kong
Description: A typical Hakka fortified village built in 1848 as a stronghold for the Tsang clan.
Write a Review

5 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    2
    1
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Tsang Tai Uk is probably the most convenient traditional walled village to reach from Kowloon and the island. A short train journey to Tai Wai followed by a 15 minute walk gives you a glimpse of life in HK as it was for many people. Modernity has crept in but the village largely remains intact. Well worth a visit but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
2,848 reviews 2,848 reviews
1,738 attraction reviews
7,029 helpful votes 7,029 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

The history behind the traditional Hakka fortified village and the fact that it still remains and is used by local residents to this day is impressive. However, it doesn't seem there is much interest in making the Tsang Tai Uk village tourist friendly at this point in time. There are plenty of signs pointing you to the fortified village from... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bolton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

This is a historic and interesting building, but not really a tourist attraction. Building started in mid-1800's at the time of British colonisation of Hong Kong. It is a classical Hakka fortified village with thick outer walls, corner gun towers, and agricultural fields for defence. The public is only welcomed in the front forecourt through the three archways and the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Also consider these other attractions near Tsang Tai Uk

Been to Tsang Tai Uk? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Tsang Tai Uk, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing