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Tung ChungMass Transit Railway (MTR)68 min
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[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour
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[Aberdeen1773 Fishing Heritage] - Sampan & Houseboat Audio Guided Tour

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Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter is a unique fishing village that blends the old and new. The traditional lifestyle shared among fishermen or Tanka people with many antique junks and sampans are juxtaposed against fleets of luxury yachts and towering skyscrapers. The typhoon shelter is also home to many intangible cultural heritage, all being traces of the humble beginnings of Hong Kong when it was still a small fishing village.<br><br>Let us bring you back in time as you hop onboard our unique sampan boats, we will cruise through 13 different local landmarks around the charming Aberdeen fishing village. While cruising, try immerse yourself in the area’s rich culture and history, through our exquisitely designed audio guide, where you will listen to folk-tales, lullabies and narratives of the area. If you’re lucky, you may be able to witness traditional dragon boat trainings or live fish trade in action!
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TalDarkLeanMean wrote a review Jan 19
London, United Kingdom111 contributions4 helpful votes
There may be bigger statues of Buddha, on higher mountain, with lot more stairs, in more remote places, with more gold paint, with more bells and whistles, more fancy etc etc etc but that doesn't make this one any less inferior. The subway from the city, the coach/cable car ride to the mountain, the long way up to the Buddha, the views from the top of beautiful Lantau Island, the little temples below in fact the whole experience is very refreshing. And the most important part is that it gives you much needed breathing break from that fast paced, super busy, ultra congested city life of Hong Kong.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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RedSquareDJ wrote a review Oct 2020
Hong Kong, China6 contributions2 helpful votes
Go early to avoid the crowds and queues. A half day to a full day out depending if you eat there in the commercial path up to the Buddha. At the Buddha there are many steps to get up close and go inside.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Breeze wrote a review Oct 2020
481 contributions140 helpful votes
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I've been here many times, however, everytime I'm here that I feel happy and relax. It is really a big Buddha statue, and from the different angle, you can get the different pictures. If the weather is good and clear, the picture will be amazing. There are so many steps to climb up to see Buddha, and always be crowded in the steps. Once you are in the top of it you will see broadly and enjoy the air and scenery. Highly recommend to visit here when you get the spare time in Hing Kong.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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DimitriosMP wrote a review Sep 2020
Hong Kong, China29 contributions4 helpful votes
It took us multiple attempts to get to Tian Tan Buddha due to the strict cable car schedule but what an experience it was. Soak up the temples, statues, and gorgeous nature, and then take the bus to Tai O village for dinner.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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J Steiner wrote a review Sep 2020
Hong Kong, China193 contributions590 helpful votes
It is a great experience once. A must see. Go in the winter as the walking will be tough for older people. There are a lot of tourists so do not expect this to be a peaceful retreat with the family.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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