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Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour

  • Learn about Hong Kong’s history and politics from a passionate guide
  • Put sights from St. John’s Cathedral to Hong Kong City Hall into context
  • See the Admiralty and Central areas in a different perspective
Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour
From US$16.40
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Morning Hong Kong Walking Tour
From US$16.40
Go deep into Hong Kong’s troubled past and current politics on this fascinating guided walking tour, which will transform the way you see the territory. Learn how the British colonized Hong Kong and handed it back to China. Along the way, find out how two banks fought a feng shui war, and why the British chose to build Hong Kong’s capital amid the hills.
What to Expect
Firstly you will meet your guide at the Admiralty MTR station Exit A (near McDonald) then set off on your 2.5-hours walking tour in the Admiralty and Central area of Hong Kong. The time will be allocated into the following sties and topics:
The first 1.5-hours will be our story on how Hong Kong got here and where it may be going. Specifically: 
1. Central Government Complex - China promised a democratic progression in our constitution but why did it not happened in 2017? What is Umbrella Movement and why it became the most sensitive topic in Hong Kong now?
2. Tamar Park - How the British colonized Hong Kong and what happened to Hong Kong after 1898? Why is the handover of Hong Kong is on 1997 and was this a happy reunion between Hong Kong and China?
3. People's Liberation Army Building - What is One Country Two Systems and why China made this promise to Hong Kong? What happened after 1989 Tienanmen Square Massacre and where did all the Hong Kong people go?
4. City Hall - Japanese occupation in Hong Kong during Second World War. How did China convince the UK to return Hong Kong without a war between the two countries?
5. The Court of Final Appeal - Is there really a One Country Two Systems in Hong Kong? What is the ultimate tool the Beijing government uses to control Hong Kong?
The remaining tour focuses on the development of the Central business district. Specifically:
1. The Feng Shui battle between HSBC and Bank of China - The most powerful bank in Hong Kong and its superstitious belief. Its Feng Shui war and competition against its neighbor, Bank of China.
2. Queen's Road Central - The original coastline of Hong Kong and how it evolved overtime. Why did the British chose to build the capital of Hong Kong in Central when it is so hilly and no land around? A comparison of modern day Hong Kong versus old Hong Kong.
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Reviews (95)
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Reviewed today via mobile
A must HK tour

My husband & I did multiple walking tours and this one was one of the best! Terry was very informative and knowledgeable about HK,its history & actuality.It was a concentrated introduction into HK that can be very useful for you to get a better understanding...More

Thank findingc2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Do it

I have done a fair few walking tours in the past, and this is one of the best. Our guide Terry did a fantastic job in linking stories of people’s life in HK with what we were seeing. Thoroughly enjoyed this tour, and would highly...More

Thank idlewild7
Reviewed 5 days ago
Hong Kong Walking Tour

This is an excellent walking tour. Our guide Carmen was extremely knowledgeable and was able to give us a clear understanding of the current issues (political, economic and social) that are facing the citizens of Hong Kong today. After the tour we had a better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tianglimee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Insightful walking tour

I did the morning walking tour with Carmen. Great way to understand Central district in HK, Carmen spoke freely and about the complex relationship with China including a story from her family. All in all very insightful and enjoyable especially if you like to learn...More

Thank 972abhishekd
Reviewed 1 week ago
2.5 hours of informative, interactive fun

My adult son and I booked directly via HongKongFreeTours.com. We were lucky enough to have Micheal (founder of company) take our group of approx 12 people. So informative. This was based on Micheal's family background, how they came to be in Hong Kong, what the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deb131517
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Robin D
7 December 2018|
Response from claud142016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don’t do the tours you’ll need to contact them through the web link. Good luck C
21 September 2018|
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Response from HK_Free_Tour | Property representative |
The tour availability can be found in the website, we also accept walk in guests as well!
4 September 2018|
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Response from HK_Free_Tour | Property representative |
Hong Kong Tour starts at Admiralty MTR station and Kowloon Tour starts at Mong Kok MTR station. Please check our website for more detail!