Kowloon’s Shanghai Street was once the bund

Shanghai Street name sign

Shanghai Street was the prosperous bund in the past Shanghai Street is the old and long road in the Kowloon Peninsula.   It was the bund when it was first called Police Station Street before reclamation. The Colonial Government renamed it as Shanghai Street to show Hong Kong’s close trade relationship with the rich Shanghai….

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Interesting back alley names after UK capital, London Lane in Hong Kong Ap Lei Chau Island

Hong Kong’s short London Lane is near fishing village but it has no Buckingham Palace Although it is named after the capital city of Great Britain, former British colony Hong Kong’s London Lane on the Ap Lei Chau Island has no Buckingham Palace or Big Ben?!   It is only a 30-meter short back alley with only two…

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