Tai Fu Tai Mansion

Tai Fu Tai Mansion (CN: 大夫第) is a traditional Chinese residence built around 1865 in San Tin near Lok Ma Chau. It was the residence of Man Chung-luen who was believed to have been a senior official for the Qing Imperial government of the day.

The residence is noted as one of the most elegant traditional Chinese heritage buildings in Hong Kong.

You may like to include it with other attractions in the area such as

  • Mai Po Nature Reserve (米埔自然護理區)
  • The Boxes (新田購物城 The Boxes) – shopping area

 

Wikipedia Says

It was probably built in 1865 in the reign of the Qing Dynasty. It was built as a residence by Man Chung-luen (文頌鑾) whose ancestors had settled in San Tin since the 15th century.

The building is richly embellished with spacious grounds; a large open space in front and a garden at the back. The whole mansion is surrounded by a green-brick wall. It is a fine example of traditional Chinese dwellings of the scholar-gentry class.

In 2007, 3D laser scanning technology was used to digitally capture 3D images of the structure.

Source: Wikipedia

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  • Website: www.amo.gov.hk
  • EN Address: Wing Ping Tsuen, San Tin, Yuen Long, New Territories
  • Getting There: Take bus 76k at Chai Yeun Garden from opposite MTR Sheung Shui Station Exit A1. Alight near the post office at San Tin and follow the signs

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