The Tai Tam road, Jardine, the Stanley Gap Road and the Wong Nai Chung Gap mark the boundaries of a wonderful park of 1,315 hectares with remarkable views of the natural habitat and geography of Hong Kong. Featuring relaxing views and coastal scenery, the park is also locates a historic World War II site where a visitor can take a glimpse of military buildings, bunkers and pillboxes.
Tai Tam Park which is the fifth national park of Hong Kong was established in 1977. The four main water reservoirs of Hong Kong which are Tai Tam Upper Reservoir, Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoir, Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir and Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir are all situated inside the park.
The park is worth a visit because of its exciting hiking trails it posses and the animals, insects and birds inhabiting the lush flora and fauna of the park. Mount Butler, Mount Parker and Violet Hill surround the park and create a spectacular view, especially in the morning.
There are only a few other places with such rich diversity as the Tai Tam Park. The arcadia of woods, lakes, hills and streams enhance the beauty of the park and a visitor can orbit around the park cherishing the breathtaking views.
It’s amazing the amount of wildlife that exists inside the park which is in close proximity to the busiest roads of Hong Kong. The park also bears a historical value as there are remnants of war, such as forts and wartime communal stoves still surviving within the boundaries of the park.
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