Aberdeen Typoon Shelter is an old traditional fishing village which is hard to find in any other parts of the world. Today there are 1500 fishing boats operating in Aberdeen, many fishermen turn to be a free labor hired by employer, however, you can still expence its past bustling from several broken fishing boats.
Now, Aberdeen typhoon shelter is a place for sightseeing. You main gain a deeper insight of the lifestyle of Hong Kong fishing folks by riding on a sampan. Their traditional lifestyle is dramatically juxtaposed against a modern high-rise community spread over the nearby hillsides. In the evenings, thousands of twinkling lights reflected on the water are a magical sight.
Jumbo Kingdom is one of the many hot spots that draw local and overseas visitors. The first ceremonial boat opened its doors to customers in the typhoon shelter back in 1920. Originally a US landing craft, it was refitted throughout as a restaurant. In the early years the floating restaurant served mainly fishing families of the typhoon shelter. It was a popular venue for weddings which were joyous events that often went on for three days to show hospitality to relatives and friends. Now Jumbo Kingdom is a well developed restaurant that serves quality seafood. Customers can also take classes onboard to learn cooking skills of head chefs. Traditional Cantonese dim-sums and tea are also available.

Aberdeen – Fishing Village & Typhoon Shelter
1. Bus 70 from Exchange Square bus terminus(MTR Hong Kong Station Exit D), and get off near Aberdeen Promenade.

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