Tour around HK's estates

Tour around HK's estates

Kowloon Hong Kong

Created By: Kaka Chu

Tour Information

This tour aims to bring visitors to the local, traditional district in Hong Kong - Sham Shui Po. During the tour, participants can keep in touch with local humanity while exploring the history of Hong Kong. The trail starts at Un Chau Estate, followed by Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum to present the old Hong Kong to the visitors. Then, Toy street and Shek Kip Mei Estate definitely reflect the present local livelihood by showing the daily lives of citizens.

To conclude, this tour is not only about historical information, but also about the human touch of Hong Kong.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Located at Sham Shui Po  Build in 1969  Reconstructed in 1994 Traditional public Estates Well preserved neighborhoods  14 blocks ( all blocks’ names start with ‘un’), which is the special rule of local public housing in HK Includ... Read more
       History 1955: discover during the construction of the former Lei Cheung Uk Resettlement Estate  1957: formally opened to the public 1988: Declared as a gazetted monument           Structure   Cross-shaped brick structure ... Read more
- A lot of cheap stationery and toys - Inside the shop is packed from floor to ceiling with toys - Outside the shops are usually hanging lots of toys/ product - Products vary according to festivals (e.g. When it's near Halloween, there are ... Read more
- completed on 10/8/1904 - ended its service in 1970 and was replaced by the Shek Kip Mei freshwater service reservoir - built in Romanesque architectural style (i.e. semi-circular arches) - a Grade 1 historical building status - Supplying ... Read more
- First public housing estate - Located in Sham Shui Po - Consists of 21 residential blocks - Constructed after the fire in 1953 - Redevelopment of the estate commenced in 1972, with new towers coming on stream between 1979 and    1982 - ... Read more
It belongs to Shek Kip Mei EstateIn 1953, there was a Shek Kip Mei shantytown fire.It was used to settle more than 50,000 China’s refugees Although it was a Grade II listed structure, it was abandoned in 2005In late 2013, it reopened as ... Read more


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