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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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the houses on stilts, the street market, the restaurants, the boat trips, the hope of seeing pink dolphin, all make , Tai O the most interesting place to visit there is so much to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tornadio
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A short stop on a tour of Lantau Island. A short boat ride to see the houses on stilts, and a quick look around the market at the dried fish all done in less than 30 minutes. Not much to see here.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the houses on stilts, the street market, the restaurants, the boat trips, the hope of seeing pink dolphin, all make , Tai O the most interesting place to visit there is so much to see and do.

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Thank tornadio
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did a day trip to Lantau Island in early May incorporating three stops: Tai-O, Big Buddha and ending with outlet shopping at CityGate. How to get there? I went by MTR and bus. It's very easy. Find your way to the orange Tung Chung MTR line. I got on at Hong Kong station and rode it all the way... More 

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Thank Gringott
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good dolphin boat view. Good seafood and tofu dessert offered. The trip was long if you went from other places except Tuen Mun. Lifestyle is unique and quiet, lots of sunshine and salted fish smell.

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Thank Sze L
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you have half a day to spare, go for Tai O. Take bus No. 11 near Tung Shung MTR Station. If you have limited time, better spend the time at the Big Buddha. If you go to Tai O, try the local snacks. Buy the local shrimp paste if you know how to make use of it. Many friendly... More 

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Thank Termsak C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

tiny village with very little to see. 20 minutes and you've seen the very crowded market streets, the photo-opp of the house on stilts and battled your way through the very potent smell of drying fish.

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Thank GayleUK
Clearfield, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tai O is only a 30 minute bus ride from Big Buddha. I recommend going to Big Buddha first, then go to Tai O in the afternoon. Tai O is the last remaining fishing village where the houses are built on poles in the water in Hong Kong. While in Tai O, I recommend taking a boat tour that gives... More 

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Thank JaCoby14
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time ever visited this island. Much better than Cheung Chow. It has a big fish village from old time yet with a nice 8 room hotel with ocean view unlimited converted from an old prison that comes with a very nice tea house on the top roof. Nice seawall,

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Thank Beanbean J
Nagoya, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Kowloon you can take the subway to Tung Chung, and you switch to the Lantau bus system there. The bus company staff is beyond unhelpful. Prepare to be poorly treated. There is a DAY PASS you can buy and it is cheaper than all the one-way fares. Tai O is charming, easy to walk around. People are nice and... More 

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Thank PedroJapan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there on a bank holiday. It was heaving with people! We did enjoy it, and got away from the crowds by walking beyond the village in a wide circle. There are temples to visit, and we enjoyed a meal there. We did have some problems getting back to the airport due to the very long queue for the... More 

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