Walking Experience of Hong Kong’s Colonial History

Starting from: $93.00

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Daily DepartureAdult: $93/person | Child (3-11 yrs old): $78/person | (Minimum of 2 Guests)
Duration: 4Hrs | Pick-Up: AM09:00 or PM03:00 at Mandarin Oriental Hotel's Lobby

Features: The Former Legislative Council Building & Former Supreme Court, The Cenotaph, Former French Mission Building, St. John's Cathedral and Flagstaff House.

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Overview

AM09:00 – PM01:00
PM03:00 – PM07:00
The Former Legislative Council Building & Former Supreme Court:
The building was designed by British architects responsible for the eastern facade of Buckingham Palace. The structure was built on reclaimed land and opened on 15 January 1912.

The Cenotaph:
This monument was constructed in 1923 and is located between Statue Square and the City Hall, commemorates the dead in the First and Second World War that served in Hong Kong in the armed forces.

Former French Mission Building:
This is declared monument currently housing the Court of Final Appeal. The present three-storey building was built in 1917 and constructed in granite and red bricks in Neo-Classical style from the Edwardian period.

St. John’s Cathedral:
This is the second oldest building in Hong Kong and the oldest Anglican Church in the Far East, which opened for service 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.

Flagstaff House:
The former Flagstaff House is also one of the oldest British-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong located within the Hong Kong Park. It has been a longtime residence of the Commander of the British forces in Hong Kong during colonial times. Today Flagstaff House houses the Museum of Tea Ware.

Package Includes:
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fees as per itinerary
  • Domestic transportation as indicated
Package Excludes:
  • International air ticket
  • Travel Insurance (recommended)
  • Tipping for the tour guide and the bus driver
  • All meals