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Address: Sheung Cheung Wai, Yuen Long District, City of Fanling, Hong Kong, China
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Very good collection of heritage buildings in Hong Kong

The Ping Shan Heritage Trail is found in the Yuen Long area of the New Territories and includes a fair number of historic buildings in the old villages of Hang Mei Tsuen, Hang Tau... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2016
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 536 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a long trek from Kowloon or the island on the MTR out to the New Territories, but hardly worth it. Once you alight from the station, you're right there, but 'there' is dubious. There's very little to see. What there is is all free, but the pitch that this is an ancient wall city is completely bogus. It's a... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed to see those different old monuments that gives to Hong Kong its special touch. Nevertheless, when its first time that show up there you will find it difficult not to lose the path as there is clearly a lack of directions on this trail.

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graciepapa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The pictures from the discover Hong Kong website made the place look much better than it actually is. It doesn't look like any work was done to make the trail a better experience. Yes it is definitely not commercialised but visitors had to walk pass quite a fair bit of industrial spaces which didn't add to the experience. Signages were... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Ping Shan Heritage Trail is found in the Yuen Long area of the New Territories and includes a fair number of historic buildings in the old villages of Hang Mei Tsuen, Hang Tau Tsuen as well as Sheung Cheung Wai. The trail is 1.6 kilometres, starting from the Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda just outside the Tin Shui Wai MTR... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

To view a different aspect of Hong Kong life make sure you visit this Heritage Trail in the New Territories. It is easy to get to via train (only 30 minutes from Kowloon). Go to Tin Shui Wai station and take exit E3. This is important as we initially took exit E1 and couldn't find the starting point of the... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

I loved this place for some of the very same reasons that other reviewers didn’t like it at all, so (as always) you need to take the individual “styles” of travelers into consideration. I found the map & sign markers to be clear, and every “stop” on the trail has red banners hanging out side the door so you really... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This Heritage Trial in the New Territories is a long way from downtown, but worth it for something very different from sanitized history. As you will wander through private property, don't go if you have noisy kids (or friends)! First, go the site's website, and print the guide out, including the map. This is essential. You'll also be able to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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231 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The living history of the local indigeous residents in Yuen Long is revealed in the well-preserved buidlings in this heritage trail. Convenient spot for public transport history lovers as I just took the West Rail and started from Tin Shui Wai Station.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I wish there was more effort put into preserving this village. Instead the old houses are overpowered with new buildings and it is hard to find them and also make a sense of it. The Pagoda is surrounded with a highway and right near the metro station. Whoever was designing this place didn't think that Hong Kong needs some history.... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Difficult to navigate as it is not well sign posted and the maps don't make that much sense and for part of the trail you are just wandering through a huge bus park not knowing if you're going the right way or not! Some lovely temples and buildings with information about them

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