Tai O: fishing village

Located in Lantau Island, Tai O is a fishing village in the western coast of Lantau island. With its unique design and traditional stilt houses, is one of the last authentic places in Hong Kong that still remaining.

Tai O es una aldea pesquera situado en la isla de Lantau. El diseño único y tradicional de sus casas hace que esta aldea sea uno de los pocos sitios de Hong Kong que se preservan intactos a través de los años. Recorriendo sus calles y embarcaderos podrás encontrar mercados, restaurantes locales y no tan locales, templos, tiendas de regalos, snacks…

HOW TO GET THERE

Take the metro to Tung Chung Station (Tung Chung Line). Once you reach to Tung Chung Station, take the exit B towards the bus station and grab the Bus 11. You will see some indications along the way to the bus station (Tai O direction). The journey will take around 50 minutes

Para llegar allí, coger metro hasta la estación de Tung Chung salida B y seguir las indicaciones hasta la estación de autobuses. Una vez allí, coger el autobús 11. El recorrido dura unos 50 minutos

EXPLORING AROUND

Reached to Tai O village and crossed the welcoming bridge, you will find many local street markets selling dried seafood, salted fish and all kind of food related to seafood.

Llegados a Tai O y cruzado el arco de bienvenida, encontrarás mercados y tiendas de venta de pescado y derivantes

Further ahead there is a Bridge with pretty good views of the village, its stilt houses and harbor

Más adelante hay un pequeño puente con buenas vistas del pueblo, con sus típicas casas y puerto

Photos taken along the way to Shek Tsai Po Ferry

Fotos tomadas a lo largo del recorrido hacia Shek Tsai Po Ferry

Heading to Hung Shing temple there is a hiking trail to Fu Shan. Highly recommended to get the best views of Tai O and sea views.

De camino hacia Hung Shing temple hay un sendero hacia Fu Shan. Recomendable echar un vistazo para unas vistas de Tai O

The East side of Tai O there is a traditional port/houses with its classic stilt houses and cafes along the Tai Ping street

Al Este de Tai O hay unas calles levantadas sobre el mar con sus pequeños puertos y casas tradicionales

Ending the journey towards the East you will also find great views of the river

Fotos del final del camino

 

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