Sok Kwu Wan

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Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island
Sok Kwu Wan viewed from Lamma Island walk

Sok Kwu Wan (Chinese: 索罟灣) or Picnic Bay (Chinese: 野餐灣) is a bay in the Middle East coast of Lamma Island, Hong Kong. A fishing town of the same name, Sok Kwu Wan, in the bay has a cluster of seafood restaurants near the ferry pier.

There is a Tin Hau Temple in Sok Kwu Wan.[1]

A planned community will be constructed at the site of Sok Kwu Wan's abandoned quarry. The development will house an anticipated additional 6,000 residents on the island. Zoning for the community: will consist of 1900 units with 700 reserved for subsidized housing, a 260 suite hotel, and facilities for water sports. The site will preserve a green belt consisting of a lake.[2]

Transportation[edit]

The town is serviced by ferries from the Outlying Ferry Pier No. 4 in Central, taking 35 to 45 minutes, and from Aberdeen via Mo Tat by Chuen Kee Ferry, taking about 30 minutes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tin Hau Temple (Sok Kwu Wan)
  2. ^ Wong, Olga.'Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan'.March 19,2014.South China Morning Post. http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island. Retrieved March 19, 2014

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Coordinates: 22°12′18″N 114°7′54″E / 22.20500°N 114.13167°E / 22.20500; 114.13167