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Tsuen Wan

Country
Hong Kong
State
Hong Kong (General)
City
Tsuen Wan
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

Tsuen Wan is a new town in Hong Kong.It spans over Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung and the eastern part of Tsing Yi Island.Traditionally, the officials of Tsuen Wan managed the area of proper Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi Island, Ma Wan and Northeast Lantau Island.In 1982 the Tsuen Wan District was formed under District Administration Scheme.In 1985, with the explosion of population in the new town, the district was spun off from Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi to form the new Kwai Tsing District.Thus, the town is now under two administrative districts.Although Tsuen Wan New Town belongs to New Territories, it is also considered to be a part of Hong Kong metro area, like Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.It is because the town was early developed and is not separated geographically from Kowloon by hills or mountains.Also, there are no New Territories taxis providing service in Tsuen Wan New Town except at Tsuen Wan Station and Tsing Yi Station, unlike other new towns in New Territories.In the latest official reports, Kwai Chung New Town and Tsing Yi New Town are separated from Tsuen Wan New Town.Its total development area is about 24 square kilometres.The population of the new town is approximately 801,800 and reaches the planned capacity.



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How to Reach

By Air

Airports nearest to Tsuen Wan are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.

Sek Kong Airport (distanced approximately 8.0 km)
Hong Kong Ro Airport (distanced approximately 10 km)
Kwun Tong Airport (distanced approximately 13 km)
Hong Kong H K Heliport Airport (distanced approximately 16 km)
Chek Lap Kok Off Line Point Airport (distanced approximately 19 km)

By Train

Tsuen Wan is the northern terminus of the MTR Tsuen Wan Line in Hong Kong.It is the only station on the line that is at ground level.It is located at the northern central part of Tsuen Wan New Town, and its next station is Tai Wo Hau.It was the westernmost station in the MTR system until the opening of the Airport Station in 1998.It was also the northernmost station in the MTR system until the MTRCL took over the operation of the KCR network in 2007 on a 50-year lease and effectively merged the two systems.

By Road

The following roads connect to Tsuen Wan: Kwai Chung section of Castle Peak Road (Kwai Chung, Lai Chi Kok / Ching Cheung Road towards Kowloon East), Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan to Castle Peak Bay (Tsuen Wan Tuen Mun), Ching Cheung Road (Kwai Chung, Sham Shui Po Tai Wo Ping Interchange / Lung Cheung Road to Kowloon East).

Key places to visit
Panda Place, Kwai Tsing Theatre, Sam Tung Uk Museum, Tsuen Wan Public Library, Tsuen Wan Park, Angler's Beach, Gemini Beach, Hoi Mei Wan Beach


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Places to Visit

Panda Place

Panda Place in Tsuen Wan District, Hong Kong, 3 Tsuen Wah Street, Tsuen Wan, Panda Hotel base.Panda Place, site of the existing tenement buildings from before.The mid- 1980s, the Japanese department stores Yaohan department store opened in Hong Kong Tsuen Wan branch.The ground, first and second floor of the basement of a department store, the third floor of the basement of the company's supermarkets and food court.After the Asian financial crisis in 1997, Yaohan Department Store and thus owed a huge debt closed down in November, quickly winding-up.Subsequently, the basement of three unmanned lease has been vacant underground is only temporary merchants leased when the mall called panda park.

Kwai Tsing Theatre

is a theater, New Territories, Hong Kong Kwai Tsing District, located at No.12 Hing Ning Road, Kwai Chung, Kwai Fong MTR Station opposite.Theatre in 1996 to start the construction cost of about HK $ 4 100 million 7000 Million, November 18, 1999 by the Provisional Regional Council Chairman Lau Wong-fat presided over the official opening, now under the recreational and cultural Affairs Department New Territories District 5 main performing arts venue one.The appearance of the theater building by several curved, sleek curved walls and other flat walls, the synthesis of an organic buildings, marking the diversified characteristics of the local art.

Sam Tung Uk Museum

Sam Tung Uk Museum Hong Kong Heritage Museum 's branch, located in Tsuen Wan, New Territories ancient house on the 2nd in the vicinity of Tsuen Wan Station Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department throughout the year Admission is free.In 1981, the Hong Kong Government announced that the three estates as statutory monuments, and in 1987 completed the construction of the project, additional museum facilities for free public viewing.Museum Locations about 2000 square meters.The Chen family is Hakka people.Although the experience of one hundred years of history, the three estates is well preserved.In the 1970s, due to the works of the Hong Kong MTR Tsuen Wan Line, the three estates villagers to abandon the site of his relocation.In 1987, after three estate sites by the then Regional Council repairs, replaced by Sam Tung Uk Museum open to enable the public to visit.

Tsuen Wan Public Library

Tsuen Wan Central Library, the museum opened in July 1993, when called, and later with the Hong Kong Central Library was opened in 2001 and has been confusion in order to avoid both, it was renamed in 2000 for Tsuen Wan Public Library.The library of well-equipped to provide the public with various types of borrowing services.The library at present managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

Tsuen Wan Park

is a large park, located in southern New Territories Tsuen Wan New Town, close to West Rail Tsuen Wan West Station and Tsuen Wan Ferry Pier, an area of about 6.9 hectares was completed in June 1998, the construction cost of about $ 100 million $ 7 million.Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, this site is a total ban on smoking.Tsuen Wan Park marine has a watchtower, pools, sail type structures, children's cycle track, open-air theater and tennis, croquet and other types of court.

Angler's Beach

is located in the Castle Peak Road, Sham Tseng, New Territories 13 Miles Beach, Sea Crest Villa Phase III below is the most western part of Tsuen Wan District as a whole LCSD Beach, 200 meters length.It is the region shorter Beach, Central is the former Ma Wan Street Pier and the swimming zone is disabled due to pollution of the sea.

Gemini Beach

is a public in Hong Kong Beach, Sham Tseng, Tsuen Wan, New Territories area, the region's smallest beach.The Department also known as Castle Peak Road, 12 Miles.Gemini is a complex channel Beach.Some people think that the beaches because of the next two boulders, the image of two fairies named after.That there are two different bays, overlapping in the same location.Castle Peak Road in 2007 due to expansion of the public process to improve the road where they pass through the site will see the old barbecue on the road.

Hoi Mei Wan Beach

is a public in Hong Kong Beach, located in Ting Kau, Tsuen Wan, New Territories District and the deep well at the junction of the Gemini side under the Airport Core Programme Exhibition Centre, the Department also known as Castle Peak Road, XI three quarters of the microphone.Sand the surface of the number of boulders, natural beach.The beach is currently managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.Beach, Hoi Mei Wan became in 1979 the Government gazetted the present, the toilet along with the beaches re-opened.Large and small stones on the beach can be used for track and field sports enthusiasts to practice Hurdle.

Right Time to Visit

June - October
December - February

Temperature

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