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Which one is the haunted house in Hong Kong? 

Murray House, Po Lin Monastery and Bank of China form a story.

A: Murray House, B: Po Lin Monastery, C: Bank of China Building The answer is A. Actually Murray House, Po Lin Monastery and Bank of China Building form a long and interesting story.   Frank the tour guide is going to tell you in this blog post.   Apart from blogging, Frank can show you…

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The construction of HSBC Main Building, which has two prevalent tales, was finished on 18 Nov 1985…

HSBC Main Building

Skyscraper HSBC Main Building, which has two prevalent tales, was finished on 18 Nov 1985 The construction of HSBC Main Building at No 1 Queen’s Road Central was finished on 18 Nov 1985.   Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) spent about 5 billion to build its new headquarters. This once dearest skyscraper in the…

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Hong Kong Post stamp shows you Victoria Harbor in 1962 and 2020

Hong Kong Past and Present Series Victoria Harbor special stamps

Hong Kong Post issued “Hong Kong Past and Present Series: Victoria Harbor” stamps Hong Kong Post issued stamp product “Hong Kong Past and Present Series: Victoria Harbor” in late September 2020.   The special stamps show the great view of Victoria Harbor in 1962 and in 2020. Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor changes a lot in…

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6 Hong Kong sightseeing ideas from exhibition “History Through the Lens: Photographs of Early Hong Kong” for Singapore travelers under new travel bubble and others

Kennedy Town in the past and at present

Get sightseeing ideas from old Hong Kong photo exhibition Frank the tour guide wrote about the permanent exhibition of the Hong Kong Museum of History is under a 2-year renovation. Actually the museum still opens. There is the lobby exhibition “History Through the Lens: Photographs of Early Hong Kong”.   The exhibition is a good things…

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A photo as the epitome of Hong Kong public housing history

See public housing history of Hong Kong at Shek Kip Mei's Heritage of Mei Ho House (on the left of the photos)

A photo as Hong Kong government housing development epitome  This photo shows you Shek Kip Mei Area in Kowloon.   As the photo can show different generations of public housing, it is actually the epitome of Hong Kong public housing history. This post is going to show you the details. If you want to see…

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Big fire accident broke out in Jumbo Floating Restaurant on 30 October 1971

On 30 October 1971, a big fire accident happened on Jumbo Floating Restaurant   Jumbo Floating Restaurant at Aberdeen Hong Kong was destroyed by a big fire accident on 30 October 1971.   Although the video is in Chinese, you can see how serious the situation was… Luckily Macau gambling tycoon Stanley Ho built a new…

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Former Kai Tak Airport’s new 13/31 runway, which is now the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, opened on 12 September in 1958

Art shows aeroplane's scaring but interesting landing on Kai Tak Airport runway

Ex-Kai Tak Airport’s famous runway opened on 12 September 1958 Former Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport’s new 13/31 runway opened on 12 September 1958. Experienced pilots took the risk to take off and land on this runway everyday up till 1998 when they got a safer, longer and newer runway at the new Hong Kong…

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In the past, Hong Kong’s Chinese restaurants allowed which type of PET?

Art work shows old bird market in the past

Dog or Bird or Goldfish? The answer is ……bird! You can watch the old Hong Kong commercial for brandy from YouTube first. Frank the tour guide is going to explain the answer to you in this blog post.   Frank is eager to share more interesting Hong Kong history with clients during his private car…

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