Kennedy town one day trip

A walking tour that uncovers the past

Kennedy town one day trip

Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

Created By: HKBU

Tour Information

When you think of towns in Hong Kong, the first thing that pops out of your mind may be Mong Kong, Tsim Sa Tsui or CausewayBay. However, on the west side of Hong Kong Island lays a small town that rarely gets attention despite hiding some of Hong Kong's most historically significant landmarks. Join us as we go on a tour in Kennedy Town, uncovering its secrets and experiencing Hong Kong's history first hand.

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What You'll See on the Tour

What better way to start our journey than to visit what’s widely regarded as the best restaurant in Kennedy Town. Sun Hing Restaurant has been serving traditional dim sum dishes with high quality for more than 30 years, and for a surprisi... Read more
Our first real stop of the day will be the majestic stonewall trees on Forbes Street. Just five minutes away from Sun Hing restaurant, Forbes Street offers what’s regarded to be one of the most impressive tree panoramas in the world. The ... Read more
If we take a closer look into Hong Kong history, there were more dangerous diseases that have been invading the city over centuries. The story of the Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital in Kennedy Town, which is also our third stop today, is exactly... Read more
The Sai Wan swimming shed has a history of more than 100 years in Hong Kong. Following the end of World War II, people started to seek pleasure through leisure activities, and swimming was one of the activities at that time. As Hong Kong ha... Read more
As you walk down you can see the Jubilee battery which is also part of the Mount Davis Fort, it is a great spot of attacking the enemy warship. However, because the enemy wasn’t attacking from the west and instead attacked from the east, ... Read more
Next we will come to the Mount Davis fort which is combined with a barracks, Command headquarters,  numerous lookout points and five forts which are each 9.2 inches thick. It defended the west of Victoria bay and Sulphur Channel which were... Read more
After working off those dim sum calories along this trail, it's time for you to reward yourself. To end this one-day walking tour, you must not miss the stunning sunset view in Mt. Davis Service Reservoir Temporary Garden. The garden is loc... Read more


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