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Tung Chung Fort (Tung Chung, Lantau Island)

Tung Chung Fort, referred to in the Qing Dynasty as the Tung Chung Suocheng (Tung Chung Battalion), was the naval headquarters of the Right Battalion of Dapeng. The carved granite slab above the entrance gives the date of the Fort as 1832. In 1898 when the New Territories was leased to Britain, the Fort was evacuated by the Qing authorities, then occupied, first as a police station, and then by Wa Ying College, the Rural Committee Office and the Public Primary School of Tung Chung.

Tung Chung Fort

Address

Tung Chung, Lantau Island (Plan)

Opening Hours

Information Centre
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Closed on Tuesdays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and the first three days of the Chinese New Year

Transport

New Lantao Bus
3M Tung Chung Town Centre - Mui Wo
11 Tung Chung Town Centre - Tai O
34 Tung Chung Town Centre - Shek Mun Kap 
The above information is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant organizations.

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