GFHC 1045--Sea and Aberdeen

GFHC 1045--Sea and Aberdeen

Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

Created By: GFHC1045 WEEK 6

Tour Information

This tour was designed in the aim for attracting more people to pay a visit to the current Ap Lei Chau's coast and let them know more about the fishing industry of Hong Kong,which was the pillar of local industry in late 19th century and the 20th century.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Cheung Chaan Canvas is one of the few remaining local canvas store in Hong Kong.Marking the golden period and the decline of local fish industry from 1960s till now,it worth to pay a visit if you would like to learn about old Hong Kong. ...
Hung Shing Temple in Ap Lei Chau is a Declared Monument. It was probably built in 1773 to  worship Hung Shing (A deity for protecting fishermen and sea traders). The Temple is one of  the few traditional temples in Hong Kong that still ke... Read more
Dragon Boat is believed to be the transport of god(Hung Shing).Otherthan hoping to expel sickness and purify the society,fishermen will also let their child to stay on the boat during the Ceremony of Dragon Touring to gain the blessing fro... Read more
Sampan Boat refers to the traditional boat that fishermen in the 20th century lived in.For now,there are still some of them living in the Sampan Boat ,the others transform and become sight-seeing boat and connect boatthat travel around Ap L... Read more


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