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Great Green Space in New Town

Sha Tin Park is a fantastic green space in the middle the new town area of Sha Tin. It is complete... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
roberthhunter
beautiful and peaceful gardens, well maintained

Coming across these gardens was a bit of a surprise, but we walked through them a few times and it... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
Barry M
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Sha Tin Park is a little known green space in Shatin. Part of the new town, it is a beautifully maintained park with a great view of Shing Mun River. A stroll along the riverfront is lovely.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Sha Tin Park is a fantastic green space in the middle the new town area of Sha Tin. It is complete with bike trails, playgrounds, botanical gardens, streams and other water features, walking trails and great views of the other half of the city across...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roberthhunter
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Not at all crowded, well maintained, good flowers and trees. Very peaceful. Good to sit relax and eat sandwiches waste time. Near the river but not all that scenic with all big buildings nearby

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit We found the hire bikes and enjoyed the ride along the waterfront... highly recommend it

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Very lovely park along with the picturesque bike trail in the new territories. You can meet locals dancing and singing karaoke here, too.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Fernando R
Reviewed February 5, 2017

This park is located beside the river and only a few minutes walk from the city centre plaza and train station. It has an open-air pavilion. There is a play park for children.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Coming across these gardens was a bit of a surprise, but we walked through them a few times and it is a very beautiful and peaceful place. The gardens are beautifully maintained and the trees are labelled.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Barry M
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Good park with waterwall and many places for the rest. Golden fishes in the small lake. Nice pavilions.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bumali
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I'm always surprised by how relaxing and enjoyable Sha Tin Park can be, especially after enduring the maddening crowds of New Town Plaza Mall just beside the park. One of the things I like about the Sha Tin Park are the traditional Chinese style gardens...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank BradJill
Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. Quite big and spacious. Absolutely beautiful to look at. Well maintained and lots of sitting areas. Waterfall and pond with fish and a stream. Nice paths to walk. I found this near the museum I followed the sign posts. Maybe one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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JudyG1895
November 24, 2017|
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food is OK, but the park do not have space to let people camping
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RobinMilford
West Africa
All these within walking distance right? (3 Replies)
Here is my itinerary for a few in the noon till late evening. Che Kung Temple MTR -->Che Kung Temple --> Tsang Tai Uk --> HK heritage Museum --> Sha Tin Park --> New Town Plaza --> 10,000 Buddha Temple (All these within walking distance right?)
March 08, 2010|
Response frombebeebebee|
Che Kung Temple MTR --(5 mins)-->Che Kung Temple --(10 mins)--> Tsang Tai Uk --(10 mins)--> HK heritage Museum --(5 mins)--> Sha Tin Park --(5 mins)--> New Town Plaza --(30 mins for climbing up the long long stairs)--> 10,000 Buddha Temple YES !! All these within walking distance !!!
megamiles
Canada
Sai Kung (10 Replies)
Planning a visit to Sha Tin Park and the 10,000 Buddah monastry and were wondering if it would also be worthwhile to visit Sai Kung which seems to be fairly close? We are fit and active, and wondering if these 3 places all doable in a day? Also, I understand that the road to Sai Kung is somewhat restricted and was wondering what the reason is? Would love to hear any advice from the experts on visiting these 3 places. Thanks very much
November 15, 2007|
Response from5678|
there is a saikung website created by residents there - explore saikung loads of info, and you can ask the residents there about the road closure among other things
KatoMumbai
Mumbai
Sha Tin Racecourse visit ???? (3 Replies)
Hello again ! We are now geared up for our 10day trip beginning next week to Macau and HK. While we are in HK (for 7 days) - we have learnt that there is a horse race in the morning / afternoon at the ShaTin racecourse on Sat Nov 06. We had planned earlier to go to Sha Tin on this day anyway - mainly to see the place and visit the Sha Tin park, do cycling, etc. Since we are already there, we are wondering whether it would be worth a visit to this famous racecourse - but as TOURISTS? -...More
October 25, 2010|
Response fromonelightyear|
The entrance fee for the race course is HK$10 and of course you do not have to bet on anything if you don't want to. The station is Racecourse on the East rail line but listen to the announcement at any station on the East Rail line cos only every other train is stopping at that station.