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2 November 2023
Brand new pins for Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail Challenge 2023/24! The eight pins are Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital Memorial Arch, The Court of Final Appeal Building, Monster Building, Wah Ha Estate, Wah Fu Estate, Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir Dam, Chung Hom Kok Battery and Dragon’s Back! Come and collect them by joining our leisure […]
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31 October 2023
The arch and foundation stone of the Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital, located adjacent to the Sai Ning Street Bus Terminus in Kennedy Town, are soon to be relocated due to the government’s sale of land for private housing development. The Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital was established in 1910 and specialised in treating smallpox patients by […]
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31 October 2023
Walk along the flat road all the way to the end of the cape before passing through the Jockey Club Cheshire Home, here is Chung Hom Kok in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island. Chung Hom Kok Park has recreational facilities and barbecue areas. The Park faces the magnificent scenery of Chung Hom Wan, […]
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30 October 2023
Hong Kong has a highly dense population, and most people live in high-rise buildings.  The “Monster Building” in Quarry Bay which is composed of five interconnected buildings, exemplifies this typical characteristic of Hong Kong housing. The building was established in 1972 and provides over 2,000 residential units for tens of thousands of people. Standing between […]
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30 October 2023
Wah Ha Estate may not be well-known to many people. Located next to Chai Wan Station, this public housing estate only consists of a single building. It was established in 2016, but its value cannot be underestimated. The building, completed in 1959, was formerly the Chai Wan Factory Estate. During the development of the Chai […]
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30 October 2023
Wah Fu Estate is known as “the luxury home of the ordinary (平民豪宅)”, and is familiar to many in Hong Kong. Located by the sea, many residential units and public areas within the estate offer breathtaking views. With the recent wave of nostalgia, the old-style public housing represented by Wah Fu Estate has become a […]
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27 October 2023
Opened in 1912, The Court of Final Appeal Building was home to the Supreme Court. It was converted into the Former Legislative Council from 1985 to 2011. The most outstanding feature of this neo-classical building is the central pediment that contains the statue of the Greek Goddess of Justice, Themis who holds a scale and […]
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26 October 2023
Dragon’s Back is one of the most popular and famous trails among locals and tourists. The path looks like a dragon’s back going up and down along the mountain ridges. At the viewing point, the panoramic view of Big Wave Bay, Shek O and Tai Tam Bay offers a fantastic hike in Hong Kong.
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25 October 2023
Completed in 1917, the Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir was said to be the “Asia’s Number One Dam” in the past. The masonry-faced concrete gravity dam features ornamental parapets and large spillways to handle water overflow. Over the spillways are a road deck connecting Tai Tam with Chai Wan and Shek O formed by arches supported […]