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Tai O

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Address: Hong Kong, China
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Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride...

Lovely little fishing village with many shops and seafood. Take a boat ride for lovely scenery or take a walk up the mountain to see the White Chinese Dolhins swim.

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Must be the dried fish capital of the world

A lovely old traditional fishing village fast becoming over commercialised so go as soon as possible. I have never see.n so many dried fish stalls as here. The buildings on stilts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Forncett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of the greatest places I have visited, once the tourists had left it was so peaceful. I made sure to visit dolphin tours that were certified friendly by the wwf and stay in locally owned accommodation. I suggest you do the same! Eat the egg puffs baked in a tree!

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Forncett, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely old traditional fishing village fast becoming over commercialised so go as soon as possible. I have never see.n so many dried fish stalls as here. The buildings on stilts are interesting to wander through and sitting outside on a veranda of a local eating house by the river should be done. The food very local and limited, none... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O was the destination for our lunch break after an exciting bus trip from Mui Wo, the ferry pier. At Mui Wo, we were fortunate to meet two locals from Cheung Chau, who promised to bring us to the Man Cheung Po Infinity Pool. We were rather delighted and decided to have a fast lunch in a local seafood... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You MUST visit Tai O, even if for an hour or so. Beautiful, unique village on stilts, interesting market, stunning location, some historical sites of interest. The boat trip was well worth the visit alone to get up close to the village.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay at Tai O house during weekend, and we love this place so much. Tai O it is flooded with visitors during holidays, but the silent morning village life & the beautiful sunset is so much different from the modern busy life in any part of Hong Kong. Yet for visitors, you can see & feel the old... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed this place on our way to see the Big Buddha. We took a boat to take us around in the fishing village, the boat ride lasted about 5 minutes max back and forth. Village itself is tiny and there is not much to see to be honest, so if you are planning a visit specially for this place... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One time visit is good enough unless your purpose is to buy the dried seafood there which is cheaper compared to back home.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Lantau try to get to this fishing village, which the locals fought hard to keep. A boat trip will show you much of the village, mainly built on stilts. Restaurants, temples and no high rise.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This village is definitely worth visiting as you will see a different way of life. There are plenty of food stalls selling snacks. Walking along the streets, you merge in with the locals naturally. There are boat tours on offer on the shore, where you are taken out to sea for a twenty-minute ride to try and see dolphins. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go back in time on a visit to this ancient fishing village on stilts. Though the place is a tourist magnet, a slightly adventurous stroll through the narrow alleys over the water will take you to some interesting corners. Look out for a the magical Three Lanterns Cafe, run by the lovely Julia. Not to be missed.

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