Family-Friendly Neighborhood Guide To Tai Wai In Hong Kong

Where To Explore, Eat, Shop And Play In Tai Wai

things to do, where to shop and where to eat in Tai Wai, Hong Kong

Built in 1574 during the Ming Dynasty, Tai Wai village holds the distinction of being the largest and oldest walled village in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. For families seeking a delightful blend of Hong Kong’s rich history and exciting adventures, Tai Wai is the perfect destination. Its irresistible charm will beckon you to explore this side of the city time and time again. We have compiled a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about this captivating neighborhood, from exhilarating outdoor activities to mouthwatering yet affordable restaurants. It is also the home of one of Hong Kong’s newest malls, The Wai! Get ready for an unforgettable day out with your loved ones in Tai Wai!

  • Cycling Tai Wai HK

    Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities From Cycling, Hiking & More

    Things To Do In Tai Wai
    • Tai Wai Village - Step into the enchanting world of a 400-year-old village, where brick-built structures stand as witnesses to its rich history. Immerse yourself in a nostalgic journey, as you explore this captivating walled heritage village and experience the awe-inspiring tales of the past.
      • How To Get There: MTR to Tai Wai station Exit A.
    • Che Kung Temple - With bright red walls and Japanese-style architecture, it is one of the most distinct temples in Hong Kong. It becomes extremely busy during the Lunar New Year as visitors are able to worship the historical Song Dynasty military commander - Che Kung.
    • Cycling - Embark on a scenic cycling journey through the picturesque New Territories, where you'll pedal alongside the captivating Shing Mun River and even make your way to the renowned Hong Kong Science Park. Ride through the charming Pak Shek Kok Promenade, explore the vibrant Tai Po Waterfront Park, and reach the beautiful Tai Mei Tuk area. Feel free to customize your route and choose convenient stopping points along the way. Bike rental shops in Tai Wai offer flexible options but remember to confirm with the shop owner regarding return locations.
      • How To Get There: MTR to Tai Wai station, Exit A.
    • Amah Rock Hike - This fabulous location offers a 6-kilometer trail that can be completed in approximately 2-3 hours, allowing for leisurely exploration and well-deserved water breaks. While enjoying the journey, keep an eye out for playful monkeys along the way, and remind the kids to exercise extra caution when encountering these curious creatures.
      • How to Get There: MTR to Tai Wai, Exit C. Take bus 81C to Worldwide Gardens. Walk over to the Lion Rock Tunnel overpass. Head over to the Hung Mui Kuk Barbecue area. Look for signs that say Amah Rock and you can start your hike from there!
  • The Wai Mall HK

    Where To Shop In Tai Wai

    Things To do In Tai Wai
    • The Wai - One of Hong Kong's newest shopping malls is located right in the heart of n Tai Wai! Click here for more details and discover exciting shops and restaurants.
  • E For Egg HK

    Yummy Eats In Tai Wai

    Things To Do In Tai Wai
    • Asok Thai Noodles - If you love to go on holiday in Thailand, this is a place worth checking out. With beautiful exteriors and a delicious menu, customers will surely feel that dose of Thai holiday nostalgia.
    • Dessert Palace - Best for Chinese and Western dessert lovers where you can order items such as their Steamed Egg White Milk In Coconut or their ice cream that comes in a few flavors. What's more is, that you'll be surrounded by the shopkeepers' feline furballs roaming around the place. Cats and dessert? We're in!
  • Na.Bi Cafe HK

    Cafés In Tai Wai

    Things To Do In Tai Wai
    • UUchi Place - A Japanese, minimalistic café that's a popular hotspot for those who are visiting the neighborhood. Take advantage of their unique fruity lattes or go for their udon sets that are offered from lunch onwards.
    • Summer Ice - Come here for their delicious affordable waffles and coffee. Their waffles come with a free scoop of ice cream.
    • Na. Bi - A pet-friendly café that welcomes customers with its cute blue exterior. It has a great menu where you can order from their mains, and snacks, or just go there for their smoothies or coffee. Everything is at an affordable price. Don't forget to check out their Lavender Honey Latte.

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