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Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall (Ping Shan, Yuen Long)

The Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall in Ping Shan is situated adjacent to the Tang Ancestral Hall. It was built by two 11th generation brothers in the Tang clan, Tang Sai-yin (alias Yu-sing) and Tang Sai-chiu (alias Kiu-lum) between the 13th year of the Hongzhi reign and the 15th year of the Zhengde reign (1500-1520) in the Ming dynasty.

Apart from serving as an ancestral hall, the building housed Tat Tak Public School from 1931 to 1961, providing education to young clansmen in Ping Shan Heung. The layout and design of the Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall is similar to that of the adjacent Tang Ancestral Hall. It comprises three halls and two internal courtyards, with the ancestral altar in the rear hall. One of the outstanding architectural features of the building is the red sandstone doorframe at the main entrance.

The building probably underwent a major renovation during the Guangxu reign (1875-1908) of the Qing dynasty as indicated by the engraved characters on the stone tablet above the main entrance. Most of the original structures and features of the building remain intact. Renovations were carried out after a fire in the 1940s. The latest major restoration of the building was completed in 1995.

Yu Kiu Ancestral Hall

Address

Ping Shan, Yuen Long (Plan)

Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
Closed on the first three days of the Chinese New Year

Transport

MTR
Tin Shui Wai Station

MTR Light Rail
705 Tin Shui Wai Circular (Tin Shui Wai Station)
706 Tin Shui Wai Circular (Tin Shui Wai Station)
751 Yau Oi - Tin Yat (Tin Shui Wai Station)

MTR Light Rail Feeder Bus
K65 Yuen Long Station - Lau Fau Shan (via Ping Ha Road)

Kowloon Motor Bus
53 Yuen Long Station - Tsuen Wan West Station
69M Tin Shui Wai Town Centre - Kwai Fong Station
69X Tin Shui Estate - West Kowloon Station
269B Tin Shui Wai Town Centre - Hung Hom Ferry
269C Tin Shui Wai Town Centre - Kwun Tong Ferry
269D Tin Fu - Lek Yuen
276 Tin Tsz - Sheung Shui
276A Tin Heng Estate – Sheung Shui (Tai Ping )

Green Minibus (GMB)
33 Yuen Long (Tai Fung Street) - Ha Pak Nai (via Ping Ha Road)
34 Yuen Long (Tai Fung Street) - Lau Fau Shan (via Ping Ha Road)
35 Yuen Long (Tai Fung Street) - Sha Kiu (Tsim Bei Tsui)


The above information is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant organizations.

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