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Address: 41 Tonkin Street, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852 2386 2863
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1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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This a a small Han dynasty tomb in the middle of a busy housing area. You can only have a peek into the tomb trough a glass door, but can't go inside (which would be very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This a a small Han dynasty tomb in the middle of a busy housing area. You can only have a peek into the tomb trough a glass door, but can't go inside (which would be very uncomfortable as the ceiling is very low). As small museum explains the background and shows some of the ceramics found, however: the best pieces... More 

1 Thank Limecurry
Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This well-kept place is a nice diversion, but shouldn't be a destination. The actual tomb is empty: you can peek in and see some ornamental bricks, but that's about it. The museum has some old relics (pieces of pottery, a small clay house) from this and other sites, laid out in a rather bland row. Adorning the walls are larger... More 

1 Thank robbinsadam
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Hong Kong isn't exactly known for breathtaking historical finds but considering what little they had, they have done an excellent job of making this more interesting than it really is. It is free and there is a nice garden next door. While it certainly is not a must-see for those short on time, it makes a nice diversion.

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Calgary Ab
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The museum is relatively small and would take about 20 minutes to walk through. We took the subway and walked a few blocks to get to. My local friend hasn't been there so it was a nice trek to check out some history in Hong Kong. Nothing too fascinating about this tomb though the museum is decent. Free admission to... More 

1 Thank Andy C
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Tomb is a relic of the Han Dynasty and constructed AD 25-220. The attraction is significant but not well known. It is a worthwhile investment in time particularly for those who wish to see history and understand and view the Chinese old ways and the beginning of housing estates in Hong Kong. One needs to get to the Cheung... More 

2 Thank elekesla
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We walked about 10-15mins from the station to this place passing the Hans garden. It was really amazing as to how they built this place with the bricks and able to build something curve.... Very amazing. It was quite small but an interesting to take about an hour to see.

1 Thank Elizabeth-Therese
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb and Museum (free) is a little known attraction just 5 minutes walk from the Cheung Sha Wan MTR in the Sham Shui Po area of Hong Kong. Here you can learn about the discovery of the Han Dynasty tomb (AD 25-220) in 1955 when the area hillside was being levelled for residential construction, take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

This is a nice, but small Han dynasty tomb. The museum is nice as it has all the relics of what was found inside the tomb. Also. there are history exhibits of other tombs found in China. here is the one sad part=you can't walk in the tomb, but only look into it from behind as glass door. Still, it's... More 

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