Sha Tin Travel Guide

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Sha Tin Things to Do

  • Tolo Harbour

    There is a cool bike trail around the harbour and the views here are great looking down on Tolo Harour.

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  • che kung temple

    Che kung temple honours Che Kung, a military commander of the Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)People go and spin fans below Che Kungs statue.

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  • Monasterio de los 10.000 budas

    Pequeño y muy pintoresco monsaterio a las afueras de Hong kong. Muy bien accesible por tren pero muy duro de subir si de por si te encuentras con un típico dia de verano en Hong kong; es decir 41 grados y 100 de humedad. Es un pequeño calvario que merece la pena hacer. En el comienzo de la subida hay que tener mucho cuidado porque comparte entrada...

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  • 10,000 BUDDHAS MONASTERY -NOT TO BE...

    Take the MTR to the Shatin stop and get off -head towards Park Road. You will see Ikea straight ahead. Walk in front of it -you will see a small yellow sign for the 10,000 buddhas monastery. The signs then suddenly stop. We ended up in Shatin cemetery -you need the little alley way between the cemetery / multi story. After a few seconds you will...

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  • Snoopy World

    This is the playgroud of New Town Plaza Department store. This outdoor playground is not big but worth to see the snoopy theme here.

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  • Sha Tin Racecourse

    It is one of the world's finest racecourses. Opened in 1978. Extensive landscaping of the infield has resulted of the Hong Kong's largest public parks, Penfold Park.

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  • Hong Kong Museum of Art

    The Hong Kong Museum of Art is the city's largest museum. The museum houses some of the world's finest examples of ancient Chinese art from the Han to the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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  • Hong Kong Railway Museum

    The museum is an open-air museum. It encompasses the old Tai Po Market Railway Station building, a narrow gauge steam locomotive, six historical railway carriages, and a red-brick office block. The station building, erected in 1913, has the pitched roof of the traditional Chinese building.

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  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery...

    Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery The Monastery with whose walls in the main hall are lined with 12,800 Buddha statues donated by devout worshippers.

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  • Snoopy World

    A large shopping mall which boasts Hong Kong's first and Asia's largest indoor computerised music fountain. For the young and the young at heart, there is Snoopy World with Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang.

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  • Hong Kong Heritage Museum

    Witness a different type of culture at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, the largest of its kind in Hong Kong. Traditional Chinese design and modern construction techniques are reflected in the five-storey building with Chinese-style roofs and the courtyard characterised by a central axis. Inside, various aspects of history, arts and culture are...

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  • Tsang Tai Uk

    The fortified Hakka village of Tsang Tai Uk, or 'Tsang's Big House', built in 1848, is the next stop on your tour. The three rows of granite, brick and timber houses were arranged to form a rectangle, all interlined by passages and courtyards, and include defensive towers at the four corners.

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Sha Tin Restaurants

  • by dishes Updated Mar 11, 2008

    ASRA is good place for family gathering.Nice ambience,good atmosphere & friendly staff.
    Its a thematic indian restaurant,i like this place.

    Favorite Dish: My favourite dishes are:-
    Chicken tikka
    Chaat
    seekh kebab
    mix veg kebab
    masala papad
    jhinga bhuna
    chicken jalfrezi
    shahi gosht
    kesri pullao
    channa masala
    nan,roti,pratha
    mango lassi
    gulab jamun

    I love asra's food taste very much,even they can make mild/spicy for you.Specially seekh kebab,chicken tikka were really-2 great.

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Sha Tin Nightlife

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    by bradbeaman Updated Aug 20, 2012

    Ride along the Shing Mun River and around Tolo Harbour at midnight. There are a couple hundred cylists on a midnight ride.

    Of course this cycle path is popular in daytime too. I love the contrast of riders with Tour de France jerseys and adults riding with training wheels.

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Sha Tin Transportation

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    KCR train

    by peemapat Updated Mar 14, 2005

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    From downtown of Kowloon, you can travel to Sha Tin by KCR train. There are interchange station between MTR and KCR at MTR Tsim Sha Tsui and Kowloon Tong

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    • Budget Travel
    • Trains
    • Backpacking

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