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Tai Po Lookout Tower(大埔回歸紀念塔), NT HK
Hong Kong

Tai Po Waterfront Park is in Tai Po in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It is located along Tolo Harbour, and its western end is at the northern part of the mouth of the Lam Tsuen River. It occupies an area of 22 hectares.The lookout tower is 32.4 metres high; it gives visitors a panorama view over Tolo Harbour, the Tai Po Industrial Estate and the rugged countryside stretching back to the boundary with mainland China.The plaques of the lookout tower depict the history of Tai Po, including the struggle with British army when they originally entered the New Territories, the heroic resistance against Japanese army during the Occupation and prosperity after World War II.

大埔海濱公園是香港新界大埔區的一個公園,佔地約22公頃,為香港面積最大的公園。大埔海濱公園內有香港回歸紀念塔,當年英國接管新界時,是從現時回歸塔的位置登陸,所以在香港主權移交中國之際,在該地點建塔以示紀念香港主權移交。回歸塔高32米,遊客可登上塔頂俯覽整個大埔海濱公園及遠眺八仙嶺及馬鞍山的景色。

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