Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour

Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour
Tours & Sightseeing > City Tours > City Tours
$16.35
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Most tourists come to Hong Kong only visit the major attractions - The Peak, the Big Buddha, Ladies Market and Temple Street Night Market. Then they think this is Hong Kong. We are the Hong Kong locals who wants to tell you deep of what is happening to Hong Kong - The Hong Kong China Relationship and how its history shape into who we are today.

If you are looking for a tour that brings you to the major attractions, this tour is not for you. If you are seeking knowledge, then this is the perfect tour for you.

Many travelers who come to Hong Kong does not have much understanding of One Country Two System. In this tour, we will take the time to tell you the story of Hong Kong based on its most recent and important history. The aim of this tour is to learn what is Hong Kong and what we care as a local. After this tour, we invite you to visit the Hong Kong History Museum and compare what is missing in the official government records!

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.

Most tourists come to Hong Kong only visit the major attractions - The Peak, the Big Buddha, Ladies Market and Temple Street Night Market. Then they think this is Hong Kong. We are the Hong Kong locals who wants to tell you deep of what is happening to Hong Kong - The Hong Kong China Relationship and how its history shape into who we are today.

If you are looking for a tour that brings you to the major attractions, this tour is not for you. If you are seeking knowledge, then this is the perfect tour for you.

Many travelers who come to Hong Kong does not have much understanding of One Country Two System. In this tour, we will take the time to tell you the story of Hong Kong based on its most recent and important history. The aim of this tour is to learn what is Hong Kong and what we care as a local. After this tour, we invite you to visit the Hong Kong History Museum and compare what is missing in the official government records!