Hong Kong Pui O
Pui O, also known as cup Australia, to South Lantau Road on Lantau Island, South Lantau Coast Hong Kong is a colony. It is surrounded by old, village, Law Uk and Ham Tin composed of several villages. In the history of literature, it is called Lo Lo cup cup Australia or Australia. Pui O Pui O Bay for Foreign Bay. Pui O name in its terrain, Pui O sub-terrain seems like a snail, so it is also called the snail Cup Australia. Lo cup Australia's name is already in the Ming Dynasty (1573 --1620 years), Guo-fei "Yue big" records. Liu Dehua and Zhang Manyu starred in the movie As Tears Go By, some of which in Lantau shot, is shooting in Pui O.
Pui O has been found Neolithic antiquities, may represent thousands of years ago, there lived in ancient Neolithic Pui O. In the Qing Dynasty Shunzhi eighteen years (1661), a resident of Lantau great clearance must move into, after re-bound (1669) before coming back to live. Zhang Lo Wai side are still low stone wall, when used to block the flood of flooding. Pui O villagers to farm for a living before the main, secondary to fishing. In the estuary, there is a Qing Ren Jiaqing four years (1799) of the temple, the temple being south west, mountains and the sea, and have placed a bronze bell. In the vicinity of the temple there Hung Shing Temple (Mui Wo) of the site.
Between 1956 and 1963, because of a shortage of potable water in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong government decided to build Shek Pik Reservoir (now located in Lantau South Country Park), opened South Lantau Road, Tung Chung Road and Tai O Road and so consistent throughout. Pui O from the south, even to the diversion of the landscape, were introduced into the closure and reservoirs, resulting in a serious impact on the field of irrigation. After the period, the villagers to farm for a living to give up farming, and the liberation of buffalo, alternative livelihoods development. Until now, most of the villagers to operate vacation homes and grocery shop, convenient for visitors to vacation.
Scenic Area Address: Hong Kong Islands District Lantau Island South Lantau Road.
Car lines: from Pier 6 ring catch a ferry to Mui Wo, after landing in front of Mui Wo Ferry Pier Bus Terminus take the No. 1 bus and get off at Pui O.