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Tai O is an old fishing village on Lan Tau Island with a long history . Dating back to the Sung Dynastry around one thousand years ago , salt production was the major industry in this small village . It has been the most flourishing port of the Pearl River in the past one hunderd years .
On a beautiful day with sunshine , Tai O is a quiet and peaceful place under the clean , blue sky . The iron houses are mostly built near sea water with wooden poles supporting them . On the other side of the pathway , there are houses with lovely flowers planted in the yard . Additionally , the people who live there are very nice . They are very happy to talk with visitors and introduce the popular places to go to in Tai O , such as the Kwan Tai Temple , Yeung Hau Temple , and Tai O Market . You can also buy some local souvenirs in the small shops .
If you come here and plan to enjoy the whole day , you can β t miss the delicious food in Tai O . Because the village is located by the sea ,