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1881 Heritage

No. 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #48 of 291 Shopping in Hong Kong
Type: Shops
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

You can spend a little time here easily just walking around. There are signs in English which help understand the significance of the building and surrounds. It is a pity that there are buildings in front so you can't see the harbour anymore.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Beautiful architecture. We had no intention to shop at the luxury stores there so we snapped a couple of photos and that was about it. It was just a brief stopover on our way to the Avenue of Stars....

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Sydney Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband used to work for the Hong Kong Police in the late 1970 s.. This place is dear to his heart as he used to work in this building and sleep there overnight. We loved walking around this historical building. It is so good to see that this old colonial building has been preserved. Hong Kong is not all... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If you want to look at a historical place in Tsim Sha Tsui, 1881 Heritage is really a very educational place to visit. Can arrange for a free guided tour to understand the site better. Or can go to the exhibition hall to watch the video. This place is really worth for whole family to visit and enjoy.

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Alicante, Spain
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30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

All the big designers are here. But if you're thinking of shopping be prepared for a queue of rich (and rather rude) Chinese. Enjoy this for the history. This is the Former Marine Police Headquarters. Great architecture, fabulous site. Enjoy.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

1881 Heritage is now a shopping mall but at one time was the Marine Police Headquarters. It's a series of lovely old buildings that now house a variety of upmarket shops & restaurants. There are a couple of very pretty displays which make for good photo opportunities...even saw 2 bridal parties here taking wedding photos last weekend! Having walked around,... More

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This luxury mall has many luxury brand.. But the building and surrounding is very beautiful and classy. Just walking cross the star ferry , you can watch it..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

During our recent trip to HK, the heritage 1881 was top of our to do list . We have been here before , the architecture of this fine old building is outstanding ! The lawns, flowers, and shrubs are at their best. The theme is changed every few months; This is a photo shoot at its BEST !!!

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Los Angeles, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is a very lovely spot in TST. It's convenient enough to get here and it's across the street from Star Ferry and the harbor. the architecture of it is beautifully designed, combining modern and old age. A beautiful big old tree grows on the upper level of the building and there are lots of lawn, plants, and flowers there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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234 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I guess this place used to house lots of really meaningful buildings and actually boasted a proud heritage -that is all but lost now. There's nothing much to see here, just a bunch of shopping places. There's no atmosphere here either, be it cultural or commercial. It just felt like a manicured shadow of its probably glorious past. Still, some... More

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