Many of the small villages dotting the New Territories have been around for hundreds of years. They offer a contrast to the modern architecture in the city. Once again, it's this coexistence of traditional Chinese culture with Western culture that makes Hong Kong a global city.
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Central district - contrast to Western architecture
The Chi Lin Nunnery is quite new, but designed using historical Chinese techniques. Not a single nail was used in the construction.
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