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Nice new town

Shatin is one of the new town projects since the 80s. It is the product of balanced urban planning... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Hong Kong, China
A nice change to be out of the city

We took the Metro out of the city to Sha Tin. We didn’t know what to expect but followed google... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Shatin is one of the new town projects since the 80s. It is the product of balanced urban planning and rapid development of the New Territories. Shopping malls, parks and transport stations are all conveniently located. A good place for a day trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We took the Metro out of the city to Sha Tin. We didn’t know what to expect but followed google maps from the Sha Tin station/mall. But beware, we walked up through the mausoleum before we realized we were in the wrong place. The entrance...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank J C
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Shatin has been on our agenda fairly common on our annual trip to HK. Just like other famous interests towns/places of Taikoo 太古, North Point北角 .. It boasts several good food market places, good shopping and tourists spots like the nearby HK Heritage Museum., and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Shatin is a place, which provides a big shopping mall. We could buy different kinds of things, including luxury, clothes, electronic devices... and there are many famous restaurants.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank HiuC25
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been to Shatin several times, for food market dinners, shopping, cycling, visits of the HK Heritage Museum, or visits of the Shatin racecourse (which hosted some horse riding events of the 2008 Beijing Olympics) . Easily accessible by the MTR light rail -...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely cost effective. Good place to stay if you like satin. Transportation is convenient. Shopping is nearby. Good food is all around.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank sam m
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I chose to arrive by bus to get a feel for the sights but the train arrives at the same junction. Head behind the Ikea store and you will find the remarkable walkway leading to the 10000 Buddhas Monastery. The walkway is lined with full...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Anonymous_RB
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Went to the Shatin Racecourse by train with dad. Spent a day at the Racecourse and dad bet on his favourite horses.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I can't find any other place to review the Hong Kong Racecourse at Shatin. We attended the "Champions Mile" event in May 2016. Travelled to the track via MTR. Paid $10Hk to enter the track. Paid about $80hk each for tourist badges to the members...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Nick C
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Shatin has it all…shopping malls. restaurants, hotels and horse racing. Because public transport is so good it is easy to get to by train or bus. The shopping malls become very crowded as the day unfolds and the shopping is endless. There are also many...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Linda E
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