Ping Shan (Chinese: 屏山; lit.: 'Screen Peak') is an area in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It is located west of Yuen Long Town and Shui Pin Wai, and south of Tin Shui Wai. Administratively, it is part of the Yuen Long District.
Geography [ edit ]
Although sandwiched between Yuen Long New Town and Tin Shui Wai New Town, the area remains largely rural and villages spreads in the area. Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda and sea shore was once splendid picture surviving till early 20th century. Ping Shan later became landlocked due to sedimentation along the estuary in water north.
Ping Shan comprises three Wais (walled villages) and six Tsuens (villages), namely: Sheung Cheung Wai, Kiu Tau Wai, Fui Sha Wai, Hang Tau Tsuen, Hang Mei Tsuen, Tong Fong Tsuen, San Tsuen, Hung Uk Tsuen and San Hei Tsuen.
Sights [ edit ]
The Ping Shan Heritage Trail was inaugurated on 12 December 1993 and was the first of its kind in Hong Kong. It includes several declared monuments and graded buildings, such as the Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda.
Tang Ancestral Hall is one of the declared monuments in the area.
Getting there [ edit ]
Light Rail Routes [ edit ]
- 610: To Yuen Long at platform 1 ; Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Stop (via Tai Hing North and Tai Hing South) at platform 2
- 614: To Yuen Long at platform 1 ; Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Stop (via Prime View) at platform 2
- 615: To Yuen Long at platform 1 ; Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Stop (via Leung King) at platform 2
- 761P: To Yuen Long at platform 1 ; Tin Yat at platform 2
Bus and Train routes [ edit ]
From Jordan, Hong Kong:
- 682X (via Yuen Long and Tai Lam Tunnel)
- 268X (via Yuen Long , West Kowloon Corridor and Tai Lam Tunnel)
From Tsing Yi
- 68A (via Kwai Chung, Tsuen Wan, and Tuen Mun)
From Tsuen Wan
- 53 (via Sham Tseng, Ting Kau, Siu Lam, Tuen Mun, Lam Tei, and Hung Shui Kiu)
From Sheung Shui
- 276 (via Yuen Long)
References [ edit ]
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