Upper Shing Mun Reservoir - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
The Shing Mun Reservoir in the Shing Mun Country Park is one of the reservoirs in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Shing Mun Reservoir is a great source of freshwater and home to many species of butterflies and migratory birds. Other than serving its primary function as a reservoir, the area offers visitors a scenic walk/hike
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Tai Mo Shan
2.71km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
Tai Mo Shan is the highest peak in Hong Kong, with an altitude of 957 m. It is located approximately in the geographical center of the New Territories.
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
3.86km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is a mid-20th century Buddhist temple located in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. Its designation as a monastery is actually a misnomer because there are no monks residing at the complex, which is managed solely by laypersons.
Sha Tin Che Kung Temple
3.92km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
Che Kung Temple is the Chinese temple dedicated to Che Kung, who was a general during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279) in ancient China. There are two temples dedicated to Che Kung in Hong Kong: one in Sha Tin and one in Ho Chung.
Hong Kong Heritage Museum
4.04km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
Hong Kong Heritage Museum is a museum located in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, Specialising in history, art and culture such as Cantonese Opera and traditional Chinese art, the Sha Tin museum houses an array of permanent exhibition galleries including an old toy display.
5.55km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
The Lion Rock hike in Hong Kong is one of the most popular trails in the region with an epic viewpoint over Kowloon all the way to Hong Kong Central. The peak consists of granite covered sparsely by shrubs. The Kowloon granite, which includes Lion Rock, is estimated to be around 140 million years old.
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
6.09km from Upper Shing Mun Reservoir
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden were originally set up to aid poor farmers in the New Territories in Hong Kong. It later shifted its focus to promote biodiversity conservation in Hong Kong and south China, and greater environmental awareness. Now it is managed to integrate nature conservation, including a rescue and rehabilitation program for native animals.