Created By: HKBU
Kau Yan Church, is a church located at 97A High Street that built by the Basel Mission for a congregation from the Hakka community in 1861. The church named as Grade I historic buildings in 2011 and it is the respresentative of Gothic building style which still existing in HK. Its pointed arches, applied Buttresses, Tracery mixed with modernize and simplify building style designed by famous architects Palmer & Turner. The church, as a successful examples of Revitalising Historic Buildings, helps us on understanding the social development of HK in colonial ruling period.
This point of interest is part of the tour: GFHC1045 Sai Ying Pun Historical Walking Tour