The Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda is the only surviving ancient pagoda in Hong Kong
. It is part of the Ping Shan Heritage Trail
and it is a declared monument.
Tsui Sing Lau was, according to the Tang Clan, originally located at a mouth of Deep Bay. It was built by the seventh-generation ancestor, Tang Yin-tung, to avoid evil spirits from the north, prevent floods and help the Tangs win a title in the imperial examination.Numerous Tangs have been granted titles. It was declared a monument on 14 December 2001.The building of the pagoda, the Tang clan produced numerous scholars and officials in the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Built on a low foundation, the hexagonal pagoda is believed to have an initial total of 7 floors, but this was reduced to 3 due to erosion. It is made of mud bricks and granite. Fui Shing is worshipped on the top floor, where the words Over the Milky Way was inscribed. Fui Shing was a god who determined which scholars were to pass examinations and receive titles. The words The Pagoda of Gathering Stars and Light Shines Straight Onto the Dippers and the Enclosures were inscribed on the second and ground floors respectively.