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Golden Bauhinia Square

Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Address: Beside Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wan Chai | Beside Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China
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Historical monument - great Kowloon view!

There is not much to do at this monument, read the plaque and take some photos. We arrived just before the harbour light and sound show to combine two activities at the same... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2016
Kanimbla, Australia
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Kanimbla, Australia
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

There is not much to do at this monument, read the plaque and take some photos. We arrived just before the harbour light and sound show to combine two activities at the same time. The Golden Bauhinia is a pretty good night photo and pr vides excellent opportunities to get some great night photos of the harbour. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank modernstoker
Krakow, Poland
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766 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It's interesting for a fact that it's a good vantage point over Kowloon and the bay, so nice place to snap some nice photos. Sure, you can include flower statue too.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Overall, it is a simple square with a golden bauhinia. There is nothing special in it. However, it is nice photo stop if it is on your way. You will not miss a great deal if you have not been able to be there.

Thank Faatimah D
Shenzhen, China
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480 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Other than a good photo opportunity not quite sure why this is an attractions. It's very best lots of people selling photos. Much better to stand by the bay and look at the sea. Can get the mtr to wancai or get the star ferry

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This square symbolizes the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. In celebration, China’s Central Government presented a golden bauhinia statue to HK. The square is located next to the HK Convention and Exhibition Centre facing the Wan Chai waterfront. To get her you get out in MTR Wan Chai Station Exit A5. Walk across the footbridge, head right... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

After a long and argumental walk with my wife to find this place and to get here in time for the laser show, we turned up tired, sweaty and without a clue how we got there! We were even unsure if we were in the right place! After all that it wasn't really the best vantage point for the laser... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The icon is brightly gilded to look really bright and golden under the sun. It is the city flower of Hong Kong -- Bauhinia Blakeana. Flag raising at 8 am takes place here, unless when it is cancelled due to inclement weather. Good to come here earlier before the bus loads of tourists arrive. It is in this square at... More 

Thank James L
Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

If you have a little bit of spare time when in Wan Chai, you definitéy must visit this squate with huge statue of bauhinia.

Thank lukasv621
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2016

this is an icon with golden flower in it. Taking pictures with hall and sea background is nice. We just stayed less then 20 minutes. Not so much we could see

Thank meachaiti
Jakarta, Indonesia
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Hongkong icon with it golden flower. Nothing special in this place. Just follow the tour itinerary and take the picture with both backgrounds, the hall and the sea. Max 20 mintues stay there

Thank Mudofir H

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