Walking Experience of Hong Kong's Colonial History

Relive the Colonial era of Hong Kong, beginning in the 19th century.
Visits include

The Former Legislative Council Building & Former Supreme Court: A grand building built on reclaimed land, opening 15 January 1912.

The Cenotaph: A monument built in 1923 located between Statue Square and the City Hall. It commemorates those from the Hong Kong forces who died in WWI and WWII.

Former French Mission Building: It now houses the Court of Final Appeal. Built in 1917, the three-storey building was constructed in granite and red bricks in Neo-Classical style from the Edwardian period.

St. John’s Cathedral: The 2nd oldest building in Hong Kong and the oldest Anglican Church in the Far East. Its first Service was on 11 March 1849. During WWII, the Cathedral was converted into a club for the Japanese.

Flagstaff House: Another old British-style building remaining in Hong Kong. It was the home of the Commander of the British forces during colonial times. Today its the Museum of Tea Ware.

per adult from

$146

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Private Walking Tour with Guide
    • English speaking guide (Supplement for other languages available)
    • Pickup & Drop off from/to your hotel in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island North
    • Entry/Admission - St. John's Cathedral
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Any purchases of a personal nature (including souvenirs, etc.)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Legislative Council Complex, No.1 Legislative Council Rd, Central, Hong Kong China

    The Former Legislative Council Building & Former Supreme Court: A building designed by the same architects who were responsible for the eastern façade of Buckingham Palace. Built on reclaimed land, it opened on 15 January 1912.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Statue Square and Cenotaph, Chater Road, Hong Kong China

    A monument constructed in 1923 that is located between Statue Square and the City Hall. It commemorates those from the Hong Kong armed forces who fought alongside the British that died in the First and Second World Wars.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Former French Mission Building, 1 Battery Path, Hong Kong China

    A building designed by the same architects who were responsible for the eastern façade of Buckingham Palace. Built on reclaimed land, it opened on 15 January 1912.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. John's Cathedral, No.4-8 Garden Road, Central District, Hong Kong China

    The second oldest building in Hong Kong and the oldest Anglican Church in the Far East. The first service there was on Sunday, 11th March, 1849. The cathedral's architectural style is a plain, unadorned adaptation of 13th century English and Decorated Gothic. During the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong from 1941 to 1945, the Cathedral was converted into a club for the Japanese.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, 10 Cotton Tree Dr. at park entrance, Central, Hong Kong China

    Another of the oldest British-style built buildings remaining in Hong Kong is located in Hong Kong Park. It had been the longtime residence of the Commander of the British forces in Hong Kong during colonial times. Today Flagstaff House houses the Museum of Tea Ware.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from all Kowloon and Hong Kong Island North hotels
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infants 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum 2 Adults for this tour to operate
    • There is a foreign language Supplement for tours in French, German, Spanish, etc. Enquiries can be made at time of booking.
    • Tour does not operate first two days of the Chinese NewYear
    • The guide will meet guests at their hotel and take them by public transport, usually the MTR (Mass Transit System), to tour's commencement point. The guide will return guests back to the hotel the same way.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by I Asia Hong Kong

Activity ID: V-186700P4

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