The haunting stories behind four Hong Kong urban legends

In a city defined by its unique marriage of East and West, names and labels hold special significance. A place’s name can shed light on its poetic, tragic or legendary origins as well as define how people view it. This week, City Weekend explores places in Hong Kong with colourful backstories and fascinating names.

Bride’s Pool

In the warm light of day, this sun-dappled pool and waterfall located near Tai Mei Tuk in Plover Cove Country park paint quite the idyllic picture. However, when darkness and thunderstorms encroach, the once pleasant spot turns eerie.

According to legend, a bride was being carried in a sedan to meet her groom during a thunderstorm. But as the entourage passed by the water, one of the four porters slipped in the rain….Click Here To Keep Reading


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