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Address: No.221 Queen's Road, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-28932856
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Oldest post office in Hong Kong

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The main post office has original wooden counters and little red post boxes inside. Take a quick look iinside - you CAN go in -as it is a historic and beautiful building that used... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The main post office has original wooden counters and little red post boxes inside. Take a quick look iinside - you CAN go in -as it is a historic and beautiful building that used to be almost at the waterfront before land was reclaimed to the south.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

If you are doing a walking tour of Wan Chai you will come passed this historic and beautiful building and you will want to take a photo of it. You cannot go in as far as I am aware but it is a glimpse into the past and a great contrast to the bustling Wan Chai much like the temple... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

It is quite small, and now serves as an environmental/ecological discovery center for children, but some of the original equipment and furnishings remain, and there are a lot of old photographs. Stop in if you're in the neighborhood. Free.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

A minor attraction that you can see on Queen's Road East is the Old Wan Chai Post Office. This declared monument is the oldest surviving post office building in Hong Kong, which actively served the Wan Chai area from 1915 to the early 1990s. The today remains active today as the Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centre. The building is noted... More 

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