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Situated east of Lo Wai in Lung Yeuk Tau of Fanling, Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall was built by the Tang clan in around 1525 in memory of the founding ancestor Tang Chung Ling, and to serve as the main ancestral hall of the clan. Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall is one of the largest ancestral halls in Hong Kong.

The ancestral hall is a 3-hall building with 2 spacious internal courtyards. "Dong chung" (the screen doors that prevent evil spirits from entering) is placed in the central hall. The rear hall is divided into 3 bays. The central bay houses the soul tablets of the ancestors of the clan including that of the Song princess and her husband Tang Wai Kap, whose posthumous title was Junma (husband of an imperial relative). The soul tablet of the royal couple is distinguished from the others by the elaborately carved dragon’s head that adorns it. The bay on the right is dedicated to ancestors who made significant contributions to the clan or those who achieved a high rank at the imperial court. The bay on the left is dedicated to virtuous members of the clan.

The whole building is exquisitely decorated with fine wood carvings, elaborate plaster mouldings, ceramic sculptures and murals of auspicious Chinese motifs, reflecting the superb craftsmanship in the past.

After completion of a full restoration in 1992, Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall was declared a monument in 1997.


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