Popular Historical places to visit in Hong Kong

Here's a list of Popular Historical places to visit in Hong Kong recommended by our experts:

Hong Kong has the most fascinating history. The city’s colourful Chinese heritage can be seen in many different forms across its landscape. The southern extremity of the Chinese realm, Hong Kong was once a turbulent place where wealthy Chinese clans defended themselves from pirates and bandits, and the heirs of a doomed dynasty made their last stand against usurpers. Hong Kong’s fate took a dramatic turn the morning a flag was planted in Possession Point in 1841. What Palmerston described as a ‘barren island’ blossomed and the events of this era forged a world city, leaving a visual and cultural mark with a very distinct quality. Make your Hong Kong trip with your family and friends extra special as you explore the vestiges of Hong Kong’s vivid Chinese tradition, culture and heritage. The grand, the elegant, the quirky – remnants of the city’s colonial past will be the backdrops to your Hong Kong travel experience. Make a wish at the wishing trees at the seven-century-old village Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree. On a Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail, enjoy a scenic journey into the history of one of Hong Kong’s most powerful clans. Kowloon Walled City Park is a historical site one simply cannot miss – this peaceful park was once a lawless enclave! Here is a definitive list of the popular historical places to visit in Hong Kong:

Kowloon Walled City Park

Kowloon Walled City Park

Museum in Hong Kong
HoneymoonWeekendsParksHistory

Kowloon Walled City Park When the British returned after the war, the Walled City remained notorious for drugs, vice and many things shady and criminal. Here, ...

Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree

Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree

Museum in Hong Kong
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Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, near Tai Po [3]. The Wishing Tree is an old tree. Traditionally, it is believed that it will bring good luck and fortune. Nowadays, it ...

Ping Shan Heritage Trail

Ping Shan Heritage Trail

Place to Visit in Hong Kong
History

Ping Shan Heritage Trail, Tin Shui Wai. This is a kilometre long trail enabling you to take in the most important buildings in this historical area, including ...

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Museum in Hong Kong
KidsYouthFor WomenSeniors

Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin (MTR Sha Tin). For those with a serious interest in Chinese culture, this might appeal to you as one of Hong ...

1881 Heritage

1881 Heritage

Shopping Place in Hong Kong
History

Formerly headquarters of the Hong Kong marine police, 1881 Heritage now features a shopping mall, hotel and exhibition hall. In 1994, several of the buildings ...

New Life-heritage Exhibition

New Life-heritage Exhibition

Facilities & Services in Hong Kong
History

The exhibition relives six Hong Kong historical buildings with miniature models and photos.These buildings are under batch I of the "Revitalising Historic ...

Yue Po Chai Antiques

Yue Po Chai Antiques

Shopping Place in Hong Kong
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One of Hollywood Road's oldest shops is at the Cat Street end, next to Man Mo Temple. Its vast and varied stock includes porcelain, stone carvings, and ceramics...

Honeychurch Antiques

Shopping Place in Hong Kong
History

The elaborately decorated and glittering China Trade silver tea sets are great collectors' items. These 18th to 20th century items, made by Chinese craftsmen ...

Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Place to Visit in Hong Kong
HistorySingles

The Clock Tower is a landmark in Hong Kong.It is located on the southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui ,Kowloon.It is the only remnant of the original site of the ...

Police Museum

Police Museum

Museum in Hong Kong
History

The uniforms, vehicles and assorted paraphernalia of Hong Kong's finest, from 1844 to present, are located on the site of the former Wanchai Gap Police Station...

Flagstaff House

Flagstaff House

Museum in Hong Kong
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Flagstaff House is the oldest example of Western-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong. It is located at 10 Cotton Tree Drive,Central - within the Hong ...

Red House

Red House

Restaurant in Hong Kong
Chinese

Red House, near Tuen Mun Public Riding School ( Light Rail Butterfly station). This is a memorial building to Dr. Sun Yat-sen. The house and the farm was where ...

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Dialogue In The Dark

Dialogue In The Dark

Things to do in Hong Kong
KidsYouthFor WomenMuseums

Dialogue in the Darkis a unique and inspiring experience. They have a range of activities suitable for different people, including: suitable for the public to ...

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Museum in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Maritime Museum is a non-profit educational institution funded by Hong Kong's international shipping community and Hong Kong Government funding and is...

Hong Kong Story

Hong Kong Story

Things to do in Hong Kong

Experience the Hong Kong Story at the Hong Kong Museum of History in Tsim Sha Tsui. Forget the idea that all of Hong Kong museums are frumpy and boring. The ...