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Hong Kong Sights

Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall

  • Mun Hau Tsuen Map It
  • New Territories
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 11/19/2014

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In the far northern New Territories—just south of Shenzhen—a small unmarked path in the village of Sheung Shui leads to this ancestral hall. It was built in 1751 for the rich and prosperous Liu clan, and was one of few such halls that survived the Cultural Revolution. A restoration preserved the spectacular original roof and ornamentation, but substituted concrete walls to take the weight off rickety pillars—at some cost to the site's aesthetic unity. Take the East Rail Line to Sheung Shui, then Bus 70X, and alight at the Sheung Shui Bus Terminus on Jockey Club Road.

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Mun Hau Tsuen, Sheung Shui, Hong Kong, Hong Kong–China

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  • Free
  • Wed., Thurs., and weekends 9–1 and 2–5

Updated 11/19/2014


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