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Old Bank of China Building

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Pride of the New China and home to the China Club

Pride of the New China, this building was completed in 1950 at a height meant to tower slightly... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
RayAnh72
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Hong Kong, China
Old Hong Kong experience, worth for sure.

It remains a special place in modern HKG. In the past you had to be a member or invited by a member... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2015
Roger S
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Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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Oct 6, 2017
“Iconic Building”
May 29, 2016
“Great to see this relic against the skyline”
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The former HSBC building, which was replaced by the Sir Norman Foster building next door and now housing the famous China Club, this building is well worth the photo opportunity whilst in the area

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 29, 2016

It is amazing to see this old building dwarfed against the modern skyscrpaers of Hong Kong. It kind of puts the place into perspective.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Pride of the New China, this building was completed in 1950 at a height meant to tower slightly above its neighbor, Hongkong & Shanghai Bank former headquarters (since rebuilt by Sir Norman Foster). Currently its top 3 floors house the China Club, an exclusive members-only...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank RayAnh72
Reviewed September 20, 2015

It remains a special place in modern HKG. In the past you had to be a member or invited by a member like we were. However, it seems nowadays the better hotels might get you in from time to time. Ask your concierge. The main...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Roger S
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a great lunch with families at the restaurant here an there was a terrific Art Deco vibe that really compliments this old building. Great for brunch or business mtgs

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank sharky852
Reviewed June 16, 2014

What my review title says, plus, the food is great, interior is great too - old-school British colonial, just love it. After eating go to the top floor where you can enjoy crazy view of central city-scape. On your way you can see some great...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Yarana_C
Reviewed January 23, 2012

In the 1950s, this 17 floor building towered over its rivals, making this architectural gem a prize for the early Hong Kong skyline. Today, this past giant is dwarfed by the modern skyscrapers that line Hong Kong Island, making the old Bank of China building...More

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Amazing art inside, and amazing restaurants if you have the privilege to be invited to a dinner there

2  Thank experiencematter
Reviewed January 6, 2012

It open in 1951, was the tallest building at that time, the old HSBC building next to it was slightly shorter, maybe there are reason for it? no one knows, not worth a look now a day, just part of Hong Kong history of skyline...More

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