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Tsang Tai Uk is located to the south of Pok Hong Estate in Sha Tin. Originally constructed in 1848, Tsang Tai Uk is one of the best-preserved Hakka fortified villages in Hong Kong constructed with granite, grey bricks and solid timber.

Tsang Tai Uk consists of 3 rows of houses arranged to form a rectangle. All the houses are interlinked by passages and small courtyards. Embrasures and loopholes were arranged orderly on the fortified walls and defensive towers were built at the 4 corners to ward off enemies. The main or ceremonial entrance in the middle leads to the ancestral hall in the innermost row of houses, where ceremonies take place. In the old days, villagers winnowed and dried their harvest in the massive courtyard in front of the village.

Tsang Tai Uk was rated Grade 1 historic building in 2009.


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