Hong Kong tai o fishing village
Hong Kong would like to witness a rare water hut, they have to go to Tai O fishing village on the northwest tip of Lantau Island. Plain land can not bring security to the people Tanka tension, they take wood house in the tides of the sea bed, water sheds resulting. Since then, the Tanka people in the water huts inhabited by generations, continues to this day.
From Tung Chung or Mui Wo take the bus, about an hour to reach the Tai O fishing village. Tai O village is separated by a river, embankments on both sides of a hundred years ago by fishermen's huts to take cover. Huts built on wooden pillars erected on the surface of the water, connected households, fish scales.
Mostly fishermen out of sampans, fishing village of simple style distinctly visible, the Tai O "Oriental Venice" reputation. Most residents of Tai O is a Hakka, fishing for a living, living a life of serenity pristine rivers and lakes.
Tai O, Hong Kong was a major fishing port and garrison towns, but also centuries of salt industry powerhouse fishing. Today, Tai O has no troops, but retains a quiet leisurely small fishing village, and the local pickled salted fish and shrimp paste, the flavor is excellent.
In the past, villagers ropes operation of the "cross-water crossing" (also known as "rope bridge") cross the river. This has more than 86-year-old cross-water crossing, it is now in a new suspension bridge across the river trail to replace. However, the fishing village of Tai O fishing village still filled with style, making it a paradise for amateur photographers.
Scenic Area Address: Northwest tip of Hong Kong Islands District Lantau Market Street
Car lines: 1. at Central Pier 6 (MTR Hong Kong Station Exit E1. Walk through ifc mall), direct Mui Wo ferry, upon arrival transfer to Line 1 bus to Tai O. 2. MTR Tung Chung Station, Tung Chung Line 11 bus to downtown interchange Tai O. 3. Go from the Shenzhen Bay Port, sit B3 (city buses) to Terminal in Tuen Mun pier, sitting Fortune Ferry travel.