Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf

Once Hong Kong’s ‘Little Taiwan’, Tseung Kwan O has a rich history, hidden qualities – but is it still a little bland?

  • Tseung Kwan O was once home to Kuomintang soldiers and Hong Kong’s first flour mill – which failed so badly, its owner gave rise to the naming of Tiu Keng Leng
  • Today a growing waterfront promenade and cycle tracks connect to a ribbon of green spaces that thread through the entire district

Topic |   History of Hong Kong districts
Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Tseung Kwan O has a reputation for blandness, but it is actually full of hidden communities, with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
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