Hong Kong Plague of 1894

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Hong Kong Plague of 1894

Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

Created By: Hkbu

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The plague in 1894 causes much death. At that time, many buildings were constructed or transformed to cope with the disease.

To walk with us, you can discover some hidden facts behind history.

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Tung Wah Hospital was the first hospital in Hong Kong, one of the most historical hospitals since the foundation of Hong Kong. The main building was recognized as a Grade 1 historic building in Hong Kong. It was built in 1872 with the fund... Read more
Man Mo Temple is built between 1847 and 1862. It has a history of more than 100 years. It comprises 3 blocks, namely Man Mo Temple, Lit Shing Kung, and Kung Sor. It is a temple for the worship of the Civil or Literature God Man Tai. In the ... Read more
Blake Garden was opened in 1894. The outbreak of plague causes much death and the language barriers lead to misunderstanding of the diseases prevention measures. To cope with the problem, the government adopt emergency regulations and force... Read more
The building with Edwardian architecture is the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences. On 15th March 1906, to deal with the plague, it was opened as a bacteriology inspection office with the title of Hong Kong's Bacteriological Institute. It... Read more


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