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Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Learn about Hong Kong’s history and politics from a passionate guide
  • Put sights from St. John’s Cathedral to Hong Kong City Hall into context
  • See the Admiralty and Central areas in a different perspective
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Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour
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Overview
Go deep into Hong Kong’s troubled past and current politics on this fascinating guided walking tour, which will transform the way you see the territory. Learn how the British colonized Hong Kong and handed it back to China. Along the way, find out how two banks fought a feng shui war, and why the British chose to build Hong Kong’s capital amid the hills.
What to Expect
Firstly you will meet your guide at the Admiralty MTR station Exit A (near McDonald) then set off on your 2.5-hours walking tour in the Admiralty and Central area of Hong Kong. The time will be allocated into the following sties and topics:
The first 1.5-hours will be our story on how Hong Kong got here and where it may be going. Specifically: 
1. Central Government Complex - China promised a democratic progression in our constitution but why did it not happened in 2017? What is Umbrella Movement and why it became the most sensitive topic in Hong Kong now?
2. Tamar Park - How the British colonized Hong Kong and what happened to Hong Kong after 1898? Why is the handover of Hong Kong is on 1997 and was this a happy reunion between Hong Kong and China?
3. People's Liberation Army Building - What is One Country Two Systems and why China made this promise to Hong Kong? What happened after 1989 Tienanmen Square Massacre and where did all the Hong Kong people go?
4. City Hall - Japanese occupation in Hong Kong during Second World War. How did China convince the UK to return Hong Kong without a war between the two countries?
5. The Court of Final Appeal - Is there really a One Country Two Systems in Hong Kong? What is the ultimate tool the Beijing government uses to control Hong Kong?
The remaining tour focuses on the development of the Central business district. Specifically:
1. The Feng Shui battle between HSBC and Bank of China - The most powerful bank in Hong Kong and its superstitious belief. Its Feng Shui war and competition against its neighbor, Bank of China.
2. Queen's Road Central - The original coastline of Hong Kong and how it evolved overtime. Why did the British chose to build the capital of Hong Kong in Central when it is so hilly and no land around? A comparison of modern day Hong Kong versus old Hong Kong.
Reviews (83)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Very good

This tour dwells mainly on the history of Hong Kong and is very interesting. Carmen was very knowledgeable and well spoken. It is a free tour based on tips. I don’t know why Trip Advisor says there is a charge for the tour. Go to...More

Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed yesterday
Very Informative Tour

This was a tour mainly about Hong Kong's history from colonial past up to current status as a SAR. Johnson our guide was excellent in providing information to make our understanding of Hong Kong's complex past, present and future, very easy.

Thank Redchariot
Reviewed 3 days ago
A little bit of history

Armie ia a very knowledgable and enthusiastic guide. We enjoyed his tour and we learnt about the struugle of the people of Hong Kong to keep China honest.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great introduction to Hong Kong

We went on both the morning and afternoon walks with Johnson and Armee. Both guides were very informative and the tours showed the contrast in Hong Kong between the rich and poor. Really good way to vlearn about the city and its history.

Thank Hannahskilearner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Not for Chanel lovers.

I did both the Hong Kong and Kowloon tours. I found them both informative. Both Armie and Terry, the tour guides were professional and easy to talk too. They were passionate about HK, and helpful with recommendations. I highly recommend these tours, if you want...More

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Cosmopolitan816834
21 September 2018|
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Response from HK_Free_Tour | Property representative |
The tour availability can be found in the website, we also accept walk in guests as well!
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sunniegirl7
4 September 2018|
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Response from HK_Free_Tour | Property representative |
Hong Kong Tour starts at Admiralty MTR station and Kowloon Tour starts at Mong Kok MTR station. Please check our website for more detail!
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jovol
25 April 2018|
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Response from WandersTheWorld1 | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember the exact time the tour started but if you check the start and end times in their website that will give you a better idea. Keep in mind that the airport is out on Lantau Island and travel time to & from... More
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