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5 Must-visits in Hong Kong

Here are 5 must-visits in Hong Kong that every tourist must see. From museums to heritage centres, Hong Kong has something for everyone.

 

1. Dialogue in the Dark

Dialogue in the Dark

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The concept of Dialogue in the Dark is simple: visitors are lead by blind guides in groups through specially constructed dark rooms in which scent, sound, wind, temperature and texture convey the characteristics of daily environments – for example a park, a city, a boat cruise or a bar. Read more…

 

2. Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

Flagstaff House Tea Ware Museum

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The Flagstaff House Tea Ware Museum, built in the year 1864, is an elegant reminder of Hong Kong’s colonial heritage. Located at 10, Cotton Tree Drive, Central (within the Hong Kong Park), Flagstaff House Museum was residence for the Commander of the British forces in Hong Kong. Today, Flagstaff House is home to the Museum of Tea Ware, which is a branch of the Hong Kong Museum of Art. Read more…

 

3. Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum

The Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum - Hong Kong

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Dr. Sun Yat-sen was responsible for setting up the Republic of China and his achievements have been recognised world-over. The Dr. Sun Yat-sen museum was set up to honour this renowned statesman and revolutionary. Read more…

 

4. The Hong Kong Museum of History

The Hong Kong Museum of History

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Top of the charts for history buffs, the Hong Kong Museum of History is 7000 square metres of research, studies, collections and exhibitions of 400 million years of history. Thematic exhibitions are regularly held in the Hong Kong Museum of History and these are an absolute delight to the mind of the curious. Read more…

 

5. The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

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The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre stands on the historic Blocks S61 and S62 of the former Whitfield Barracks at Kowloon Park. The two blocks were built approximately in 1910. They were used by the Hong Kong Museum of History as temporary premises from 1983 to 1998, until the new museum complex was built in Tsim Sha Tsui East. Read more…

 

 

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