Our Childhood-Historical Housing Estates Tour

Our Childhood-Historical Housing Estates Tour
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$45.79
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

A two hours walking tour, visit two modern Hong Kong Housing Estates and a rural village located downtown showing guests the living styles of the working level in different generations. Visitors may experience Hong Kong social and economic development, feel the contrast in housing estate design : modern architecture of 20th century vis-a-vis the new one completed after millennium. 

A two hours walking tour, visit two modern Hong Kong Housing Estates and a rural village located downtown – Choi Hung Estate, Ping Shek Estate, and Ngau Chi Wan Village, which shows tourists the living styles of the working level in different generations. Visitors may experience Hong Kong social and economic development, feel the contrast in housing estate design : modern architecture of 20th century vis-a-vis the new one completed after millennium. Understand how work place and living place stay under the same roof and how the local grocery stores transform to chained supermarket.
Tour highlights:
• See the former St. Joseph's Home for the Aged at Ngau Chi Wan, listen to the stories of Little Sisters of the Poor under Japanese Occupation, and the development of the old “Kowloon Thirteen Villages”.
• Visit Ngau Chi Wan Village to see a rural village located downtown.
• Arrive at the hot photo shooting spot at colorful Choi Hung Estate.
• Take a glance of the contemporary housing estate design in between Choi Hung and Ping Shek Estates
• Expose to environmental friendly housing design, light wells which makes use of the natural light and wind at Ping Shek Estate.
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A two hours walking tour, visit two modern Hong Kong Housing Estates and a rural village located downtown showing guests the living styles of the working level in different generations. Visitors may experience Hong Kong social and economic development, feel the contrast in housing estate design : modern architecture of 20th century vis-a-vis the new one completed after millennium.