Tsing Lung Tau

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Tsing Lung Tau (Chinese :青龍頭; lit. 'Head of the green dragon') is a coastal residential area in the southwest coast of the New Territories in Hong Kong.

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Geography

Tsing Lung Tau is located on the southwest coast of the New Territories in Hong Kong, between Sham Tseng and Tai Lam; west from Tsuen Wan and east of Tuen Mun. Tsing Lung Tau is west of the adjoining area of Sham Tseng, which is slightly larger. The coast of Tsing Lung Tau once was a stretch of long beaches with one named Dragon Beach (青龍灣) and some small farmlands, however, it was reclaimed by the HKSAR Government for the widening of the Castle Peak Road in 2006.[ citation needed ]

Housing

The three blocks of "The Top", part of Hong Kong Garden, were completed in 2002. The Top.JPG
The three blocks of "The Top", part of Hong Kong Garden, were completed in 2002.

There are three villages in Tsing Lung Tau: Tsing Lung Tau Village (青龍頭村), Tsing Lung Tau New Village (青龍頭新村) and Yuen Tun Village (圓墩村), with many villa-style developments.

The main private housing estates of the area are:

Built heritage

Tin Hau Temple along Castle Peak Road. HK TsingLungTauTinHauTemple.JPG
Tin Hau Temple along Castle Peak Road.

Transportation

Tsing Lung Tau Ferry Pier Tsing Lung Tau Pier.JPG
Tsing Lung Tau Ferry Pier

Castle Peak Road, the only major artery to Tsing Lung Tau, provides access to Tuen Mun (to the west) and Tsuen Wan (to the east).

Tsing Lung Tau Ferry Pier (青龍頭碼頭) is located near the junction of Lung Yue Road and Castle Peak Road. [2] A former ferry service linking Tsing Lung Tau to Yam O has been suspended.

Bus service from Kowloon Motor Bus:

Bus service from Citybus:

Minibus service:

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Coordinates: 22°21′45″N114°02′46″E / 22.36250°N 114.04611°E / 22.36250; 114.04611