Tai Tam Country Park Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

Tai Tam Country Park

If you ask “what is the best park in Hong Kong Island?”, then, I dare to say that it is “Tai Tam Country Park iKPMfH ”. In consideration of the easy accessibility from downtown, beautiful hiking course and clean BBQ areas, Tai Tam Country Park must be the best one in the island.

If you take a bus no. 14 at the bus stop just in front of exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station, you can easily get the mouth of the park. Through the matchless trail perfectly prepared between Tai Tam Country Park and Mount Parker Road at Quarry Bay, you will find the model of what the best tracking course is. The park has many clean BBQ areas. You can enjoy BBQ before or after a 3-hour-hiking. The emerald water in the

vast reservoir will give you unforgettable memories through the skies, clouds and mountains on its face. If you try Tai Tam Country Park, it will be a unique experience in Hong Kong.

 

You are looking back at a bridge quietly built on the reservoir at Tai Tam Country Park.

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Tai Tam Country Park is a vast area well-prepared at the heart of Hong Kong Island. You will meet a perfect trail at the park for walking, jogging, hiking and tracking. It would take around 3 hours from the park at southern part of Hong Kong Island to Mount Parker Road Lb starting from northern part of the island, Quarry Bay. It will never let you down as the best park in Hong Kong Island.

You can also enjoy BBQ at clean BBQ areas of the park. There are 6 BBQ areas before “Tai Fung Au”, a hill, where you will go down to Quarry Bay. Here introduces BBQ areas assuming that you will enjoy BBQ before hiking to Quarry Bay.

For Tai Tam Country Park, take a bus no. 14 at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station exit A and alight from the bus at “Tai Tam Country Park”. When return, you can get the same bus at a bus stop standing at the entrance of the park. If

you try a 3-hour-hiking to Quarry Bay, you can take an MTR at Quarry Bay Station.

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Dogs are running on the bridge at Tai Tam Country Park S.

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“Tai Tam Country Park BBQ Area Site 4”

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Have you ever seen this kind of U-Turn road?

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After BBQ Area Site 6 left, a backpacker is walking on the way to the hill of “Tai Fung Au”.

Wellcome superstore near MTR Sai Wan Ho Station

A Wellcome superstore is located around 500 meters away from MTR Sai Wan Ho Station exit A. Collect all BBQ items and foods and come back to the bus stop just in front of exit B of the station. A bus no. 14 will take you directly to Tai Tam Country Park in 20 minutes.

the ground floor of Tai Lok House indicated by a red icon on the map. Prepare all BBQ items and come back to exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station to catch a bus no. 14. Exit A is only 30 meters away from exit B of the station. There is a bus stop just in front of exit A of the station.

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Go around 500 meters to the right from exit B of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station as indicated by the red arrow on the photo. At exit B, turn the corner to the right and you will meet exit A of the station. MTR Sai Wan Ho Sttion is located next to “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre” seen on the right.

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You are approaching the Wellcome superstore situated on the ground floor of Tai Lok House.

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Wellcome superstore “Sai Wan Ho” at Tai Lok House. Prepare all BBQ items and return to exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station to catch a bus no. 14 to Tai Tam Country Park.

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Charcoal, fire starter, BBQ forks and nets are stacked together at a corner.


3 How to get the park. MTR Sai Wan Ho Station

The way to “Tai Tam Country Park” is the same as that for “Turtle Cove Beach”. Take a bus no. 14 at the bus stop standing in front of exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station and get off the bus at “Tai Tam

Country Park”. Bus no. 14 will run on a narrow bridge built on Tai Tam Reservoir before stop at “Tai Tam Country Park”. The bridge does not allow 2 big vehicles at the same time. Therefore, in case of 2 buses, one has to wait at the end of the bridge for the other one to run through the bridge. When the bus runs on the bridge, prepare to alight. The next stop is “Tai Tam Country Park”.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

When the bus runs on the narrow bridge on Tai Tam Reservoir, remind that it will stop at “Tai Tam Country Park” next. The bridge is indicated by a box of “Bus way no. 14” on the map. Now, let’s take a look at the way from MTR Sai Wan Ho Station to Tai Tam Country Park.

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Press bell when the bus runs on the narrow bridge built on Tai Tam Reservoir and get off the bus at next stop. Go back around 50 meters from the bus stop of Tai Tam Country Park and you will meet the entrance to the park on the other side of the road. A 2-storied building toilet is standing on the right side of the entrance to the park and a bus stop is situated in front of the toilet. It is the bus stop for your return to MTR Sai Wan Ho Station. When return after BBQ at the park, get a bus no. 14 at the bus stop and get off the bus at “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre”.

If you walk along the road in the park as indicated by the first red arrow, you will meet several BBQ areas well-prepared beside the way. “BBQ Area Site 3” with 2 chairs at the entrance and “BBQ Area Site 4” prepared on both sides of the road are most recommendable for you to enjoy BBQ.

When start hiking after BBQ, you will walk on the well-paved “Mount Parker Road” as indicated by the first red arrow on the map. It will take

around 1 and half hours from the park to the hill of “Quarry GapTai Fung Au”. And it takes roughly 1 hour more from the hill to “Pak Tam Road” at Quarry Bay indicated by the second red arrow. They call “Mount Parker Road at Quarry Bay as “Pak Tam Road”. Therefore, it may take around 2 and half hours from the mouth of “Tai Tam Country Park” to Quarry Bay. When you arrive at the end of “Pak Tam Road” at Quarry Bay, go around 300 meters to the left and you will meet MTR Quarry Bay Station on your left. Now, take a look at the way from MTR Sai Wan Ho Station to Tai Tam Country Park.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

MTR Sai Wan Ho Station is shown on the right.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

Bus no. 14 drops at the bus stop just in front of exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho

Station.

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Bus stop in front of exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station.

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You are looking at the opposite side of the road from the bus stop at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

You are looking at the bus stop at exit A of MTR Sai Wan Ho Station.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

According to the signpost standing at the bus stop, it’s “Sai Wan Ho Station, Tai On Street”.

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For no. 14, you have to line in a queue.

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You are looking at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station from the other side of the road. At exit B, turn the corner to the right and you will meet exit A of the station. MTR Sai Wan Ho Sttion is located next to “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre” seen on the right.

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A no. 14 is running on the narrow bridge on Tai Tam Reservoir. It will stop at “Tai Tam Country Park” next. The bridge does not allow 2 big vehicles at the same time. Press the bell to alight.

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Bus stop of “Tai Tam Country Park”. You are looking at a no. 14 you’ve just alighted from.

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Go back around 50 meters from the bus stop and you will meet the entrance to the park on the other side of the road. The 2 storied building toilet at the entrance is partly seen on the left.

 

Tai Tam Reservoir Country Park

It has 2 huge reservoirs in the park. Lower dam and upper reservoir have jade water where turtles are living in. The water also contains the sky and the mountain surrounding the park. When you enter the park, you will meet 6 clean and vast BBQ areas one by one.

After BBQ, if you follow the beautiful path in the park, you will arrive at MTR Quarry Bay Station in around 2 hours, which is located on the other side of Hong Kong Island. Tai Tam Reservoir Country Park is situated at the southern part of the island. On the other hand, MTR Quarry Bay Station is located on the northern area of the island.

If you want to return to downtown after BBQ rather than following the trail in the park, you can take a bus No. 14 at the entrance to the park. The way back to downtown at the mouth of the park will be introduced at the finish.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

A 2 storied toilet is standing in front of the entrance to Tai Tam Country Park. When you return to downtown, you can take a bus No. 14 at the bus stand located in front of the toilet.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

Now, let’s take a look at Tai Tam Country Park. This is the entrance to the park.

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Way into Tai Tam Country Park. Tai Tam Reservoir is partly seen at the very right.

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Tai Tam Country Park. iWPMfS

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You will meet “Tai Tam Reservoir Barbecue Area Site 1” shortly.

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A traveler is roasting foods at “BBQ Area Site 1”.

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Get rid of the sharp end of BBQ fork and put 2 BBQ nets together. Place the linked nets on the fire and put the foods on the nets to be roasted. You can also roast foods with BBQ forks directly on the fire.

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Fire Starter. 2 packs would be enough.

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Put a BBQ net on the iron shelf established in BBQ pit to prevent charcoal from being slippend down. And place charcoal on the net. Light the red part of BBQ Fire Starter first and put the starter in the middle of charcoal. Blow or make wind by a fan and you will get a fire faster.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

Place BBQ Nets linked by BBQ forks on the fire and roast the foods on the nets.

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Salt, Pepper, Scissors, Fish Ball, Beef, Seasoned Chicken and Pork from the left

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Plum, Chopsticks, Tongs, Tissue, etc.

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Sprinkle salt and pepper on the meat.

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Turn the foods not to be roasted too much.

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It’s so cool, isn’t it?

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Enjoy your BBQ as a Hong Konger.

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After BBQ, you are going to Quarry Bay, a northern part of Hong Kong Island. You will pass through “Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au” on the way to Quarry Bay. It takes around 2 and half hours.

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Picturesque trail starts.

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Dogs are running on Tai Tam Country Park.

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Sky falls in Tai Tam Reservoir.

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You are looking back at the bridge on the reservoir.

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Chairs at a picnic site

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Tai Tam Reservoir Barbecue Area Site 2. 2 wooden birds are standing at the entrance.

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Way to BBQ Area Site 2

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A pavilion at BBQ Area Site 2.

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BBQ Area Site 2 in the forest

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Mount Parker Road at Tai Tam Country Park. It continues until Quarry Bay.

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The second bridge. If you look down on the reservoir under the bridge, you will find turtles.

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Tai Tam Reservoir Barbecue Area Site 3. One of the best sites. Vast and clean.

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Entrance to BBQ Area Site 3

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2 chairs at the mouth of Site 3

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They play with ball on the lawn well-prepared at BBQ Area Site 3.

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It turns to a green lawn in summer.

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Bridge on Tai Tam Reservoir

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Tai Tam Reservoir Barbecue Area Site 4. Clean BBQ Pits on both side of the road.

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Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir Barbecue Area Site 4. One of the best sites at Tai Tam Country Park.

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BBQ Area Site 4 is prepared on both sides of the way to Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au

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The beautiful trail continues after BBQ Area Site 4.

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Take the way to Wong Nai Chung Gap Road.

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You are following a hiker who is walking on the road by BBQ Site 6 left.

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You are looking back at “BBQ Area Site 6” on the way to “Tai Fung Au Quarry Gap.

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You will meet “Tai Tam Upper Reservoir” at the end of this road.

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You’ve just passed through the road to Tai Tam Upper Reservoir.

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At the end of the road on the right, you will meet a forked road. Then, go right.

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You will walk on the road established on the dam seen on the right.

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At this forked road, go to the right. Left way will meet the right way shortly.

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You’ve taken the road to the right.

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Take the way on the dam to the right.

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You will walk the road on the dam.

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Tai Tam Reservoir under the road on the dam

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You are looking back at the road you’ve just passed through.

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Tai Tam Reservoir from the end of the dam

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You’ve passed through the way on the dam.

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You are looking back at Tai Tam Reservoir on the way to Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au.

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Take the way to “Mount Butler”.

Tai Tam Country Park  Map The Best Park in Hong Kong China

Have you ever seen this kind of fantastic road for U-Turn?

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A piece of sky

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You are looking back at “Hong Kong Parker View”, a gorgeous apartment standing on the hill.

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“Hong Kong Parker View”

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A toilet at Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au is 500 meters ahead.

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Entrance to Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au

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Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au

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A signpost is standing at “Quarry Gap Tai Fung Au”. It’s a hill on a stage of “Hong Kong Trail”. “Mount Parker Road lllitl” from Tai Tam Country Park continues down to the right.

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At Quarry Gap, you are looking at the road you’ve come from “Tai Tam Country Park”.

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Toilet at Quarry Gap

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For MTR Quarry Bay Station, you will take the road seen in front.

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You are looking back at Quarry Gap on the way down to Quarry Bay.

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Mount Parker Road continues down all the way to Quarry Bay.

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The sun glares down on the road.

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You will meet a clean BBQ area on your left on the way to Quarry Bay.

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Tai Koo Shing, a beautiful village near Quarry Bay, is seen on the right.

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Quarry Bay is near. You will meet a small red shrine on your left at the end of this road.

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Quarry Bay is closer.

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A small shrine is sitting on the other side of the road.

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An old woman prepares offerings at the shrine early in the morning.

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You are looking back at the red shrine from the end or the beginning of

the road. If you take the way to the left as indicated by the white arrow on the road, you will meet MTR Quarry Bay Station around 300 meters ahead.

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According to the signpost standing at the road, you’ve walked “Mount Parker Road Green Trail”.

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For MTR Quarry Bay Station, take the way to the left as indicated by the yellow arrow.

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Go around 300 meters from the signpost for “Mount Parker Road Green Trail”.

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Follow the yellow arrow and you will meet MTR Quarry Bay Station on your left.

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Exit A of MTR Quarry Bay Station

 

Way back to downtown from the entrance to Tai Tam Country Park

If you want to come back to downtown after BBQ at the park, you can take a bus No. 14 at the entrance to Tai Tam Country Park. As explained earlier, there is a bus stand in front of the toilet at the entrance to the park.

Alight from the bus at Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre and cross the road. Then, you will meet MTR Sai Wan Ho Station by the center. Actually, it is the same subway station you took a bus No. 14 in the morning when you come to Tai Tam Reservoir Country Park.

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A 2 storied building, toilet, is standing in front of the entrance to Tai Tam Country Park. Alight from the bus at “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre”. It would take around 20 or 30 minutes from this bus stop. Watch the electronic signboard in the bus for the next stops. When “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre” is shown on the board, press the bell to stop. Get off the bus and cross the road. Then, you will meet MTR Sai Wan Ho Station standing next to the building of “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre”.

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Get off the bus at “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre” and cross the road. If you use the grey air bridge over the road, you can arrive directly at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station.

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You are looking at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station from the road where you’ve got off the bus. The building of “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre” seen on the

right is situated next to MTR Sai Wan Ho Station. To cross this road, you can use the air bridge seen on the upper right.

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From the building of “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre”, you are looking at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station exit B on the right. When you look at the station from here, you can find the red trademark of Mcdonald’s seen on the photo. It can be a milestone when you try to find the station.

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You are looking at MTR Sai Wan Ho Station from the other side of “Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre. The red trademark of Mcdonad’s is seen at the very left.

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