Boasting a full range of comprehensive facilities, the racecourse at Shatin is one of the finest in the world. It hosts different international and local horse racing events during racing season from September to July of the following year. Take in all the thrills and excitement of the ‘sport of kings,’ and experience the passion local fans have for their favourite horses and jockeys. Go ahead and try your luck on a race or two… it’s great fun!
*Open on Sha Tin Horse Race Day
Former Song dynasty military commander Che Kung was famed for suppressing uprisings and keeping plagues at bay. He is also believed to have accompanied the last Song Dynasty emperor to Sai Kung in what is now the New Territories. He later became revered as a god. There are four Che Kung Festivals each year, the most popular of which is held on the second day of the first lunar month. This is when people crowd the temple to worship Che Kung, turn the fan-blade wheel of fortune, and beat the drum to wish for good luck during the coming year.
An iconic landmark of Shatin, the 7km-long Shing Mun River runs from Tai Wai through downtown Shatin and eventually extends into Tolo Harbour. A traffic-free bike path winds next to the river, allowing scenic strolls or bike rides along the coastline to Tolo Harbour before reaching Tai Mei Tuk. The River is also a popular haven for water sports like rowing, canoeing, kayaking and the world-famous festive dragon boat races.
Situated on the Tolo Harbour waterfront near the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Science Park is the innovation and technology hub of the Territory, attracting tech-related companies of all sizes and stages of development. Shaped like a golden egg, the Charles K. Kao Auditorium is indeed an Instagram-worthy landmark.
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and their friends welcome you to this wonderful theme park with free admission. Located on the 3rd floor of the New Town Plaza, there are amusing attractions for kids, and fans can meet in person all their favourite Peanuts characters.
This is home to the largest and most popular cultural events centre in the district. It offers comprehensive facilities and presents a variety of cultural performances and exhibitions.