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1881 Heritage

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Address: No. 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-29268000
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Very good for photos

The place is open to the public and one can wander in and out and take as many photos as pleases. The place was the Marine Police HQ hence the very historically colonial... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2016
HKeater
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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the busy part of Kowloon we found that 1881 Heritage Centre a beautiful restored colonial building with a classical architecture offering hi Claire shops and also main wonderful place for a drink and a laugh across the traditional buildings. The staff were friendly and attentive and is in past few hours on a busy day in a quiet oasis... More 

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Thank JMozze
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place for photos and historical site for visit. It is located just west of the famous Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong. Buildings are colonial style and very colorful, I was there just before Christmas and the decorations were phenomenal and you can spend all night taking photos after photos. This place used to be a marine... More 

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Thank Anthony C
Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The place is open to the public and one can wander in and out and take as many photos as pleases. The place was the Marine Police HQ hence the very historically colonial buildings. The highend shops are occupying spaces that are better served by cafes and period eateries. There is no need or relevance for these luxury goods boutiques.

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Thank HKeater
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This place was especially nice at night with many lights. During the day the crowd was mainly for shopping. I would not make a detour to see this place but dropped by on the way to Kowloon Canton Railway Clock Tower.

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Thank Davidlye70
Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I recomend this place if you would like to enjoy good dinner, they have some luxury restuarntand and alos ome Irish Pubs with the tipical decoration from the past. Also besides the restuarnts there are some wathches shops if you can buy a luxury wathch. Teh restaurants are expensive. I recomend the enjoy a beer in mariner's place.

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Thank Gomez143
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Have much fun taken photos in that semi snow views and the christmas decoration around as the yuletide season is on the way too...

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Thank julietlindo
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The buildings there are beautiful. There would be different deco from time to time that is very suitable for people who love taking photos.

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Thank cpcog
Vancouver BC Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Another beautifully designed heritage project by the concord pacific renowned family. I believe you can reserve a table for either dinner or high tea? I heard about it. Awesome pics at night. Must see

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Thank JEAN L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

The 1881 heritage was placed beside the ferry station at Tsimsatui ,the hotel was splendid and wonderful the hotel is life

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Having stayed in the Marco Polo opposite 1881 Heritage, I had no idea about the work and restoration that had gone on in this area. Whilst I only managed to enjoy the bar within this site, the bar owner educated me in what had happened to restore this site of the old maritime police/fire station. The result is a really... More 

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