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Ping Shan Heritage Trail

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Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda
 
Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda
 
Situated to the north of Sheung Cheung Wai, the Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda (Pagoda of Gathering Stars) is the only ancient pagoda in Hong Kong. According to the genealogy of the Tang Clan in Ping Shan, the pagoda was built by Tang Yin-tung of the 7th generation more than 600 years ago. According to the Tang Clan, the Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda was originally situated at the mouth of a river facing Deep Bay and was intended as a feng shui structure designed to ward off evil spirits from the north and to prevent flooding. Its auspicious location, in alignment with Castle Peak, would ensure success for clan members in the imperial civil service examinations. The Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda was declared a monument in December 2001.

The Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda is a hexagonal shaped, three-storey green-brick structure about 13 metres in height distinguished by unique eaves between each level. A statue of Fui Shing (Champion Star), believed to be a deity who controls success and failure in examinations, is housed on the upper floor. Auspicious titles are inscribed on each floor, including: “Over the Milky Way” on the top floor, “Pagoda of Gathering Stars” on the middle floor and “Light Shines Straight Onto the Dippers and the Enclosures” on the ground floor.

Opening Hours:
9 am - 1 pm & 2 pm - 5 pm daily

Closed on Tuesdays, New Year's Day, the first three days of the Chinese New Year, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

 
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    Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda
    2
    Shrine of the Earth God
    3
    Sheung Cheung Wai
    4
    Old Well
    5
    Yeung Hau Temple
    6
    Tang Ancestral Hall
    7
    Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall
    8
    Kun Ting Study Hall
    9
    Ching Shu Hin
    10
    Entrance Hall of
    Shut Hing Study Hall
    11
    Hung Shing Temple
    12
    Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum Heritage Trail Visitors Centre
    12 Yan Tun Kong Study Hall
    (New spot of heritage trail)
     
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