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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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Embracing tourism while still holding onto the Traditional feel!

As this is my first time in China, I have no other experience with traditional fishing villages, but I would imagine that without the hoards of people this place would be quite a... read more

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

As this is my first time in China, I have no other experience with traditional fishing villages, but I would imagine that without the hoards of people this place would be quite a site. Even with the crowds I enjoyed it! Crazy foods, dried foods, fish everywhere. A little stinky in some places, but a must see if you're in... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tai-O is a small village of fishermen built on paling on the Lanthau-island. It is the so-called "Venice of Hong Kong". Amazing spot!Definitely worth to visit! Highly recommended if you are in Hong Kong!😉

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is accessible by ferry and appears to be very different from anything else in HK perhaps the complete reverse of the modern world of HK, the houses all appear to be built on stilts and also appear to be mostly made out of recycled metal, Open air fish market and plenty of tours to see the river dolphins,... More 

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Because the Ngong Ping cableway was out of service during our visit, we joined their land and sea tour. It included a visit to Tai O, which was quirky and unexpectedly amazing! The village itself is geared to tourists but still retains its old school charm. Buy some curios and souvenirs here, as it's cheaper than Ngong Ping. The boat... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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We got here by number 11 bus from the Big Buddha. Scenic journey. Very impressed with the market here selling fish and other seafood in various guises. There are lots of houses on stilts, all very ramshackle and charming with an olde worlde feel. We paid a little more than usual for a dolphin sightseeing trip of about half an... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we took a tour via Klook. the tour guide was amazing , she spoke great English and made this day an amazing experience . the village and the stories behind go together so if you dont have a guide to explain you the history and about life in the village you might be disappointed. we took a short boat ride... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After leaving the Big Buddha on Lantau Island we stopped at a fishing village, Tai O. Not much to see, a few eateries, some fish drying in the sun, snap small pictures and get the bus back. We were there late day and the sun was setting making it perfect for some interesting photos.The bus ride is scenic.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent some time in Tai O and also took the boat ride out to look for pink dolphins which sadly did not appear on the day we were there. The village is definitely worth a visit although it is quite a journey from Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. It is worth taking the MTR to Tung Chung (the red... More 

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If you fancy a day trip out head to Lantau Island and go to Ngong Ping and definitely go to Tai'o. Several ways to get there including Ngong Ping 360 (although cable car currently closed) and self guided. We went via ferry to Mui Wo (pier 6 Hong Kong) and it takes about 60 mins. Then take a 50 min... More 

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Great view. First time stayed at caravan van. Nice beach but a bit cold. Lovely weather. Nearby Tai O so can pay a visit. Lots of attractions at Tai O too.

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