Culture & History of Hong Kong


Exploring local culture and history of Hong Kong

Exploring local culture and history of Hong Kong

These major resources are pretty helpful for you to gain a picture of local history and development of Hong Kong. Enjoy!

Hong Kong Museum of History

The official website provides a glance of local history in Hong Kong. It is extremely useful because it enlists different periods of Hong Kong in its development from ancient time to modern age.

Hong Kong Memory

Technically, I believe this is the biggest project ever the local government in Hong Kong ever has! An enormous collection of photos and videos about culture and history are out there!

Intangible Cultural Heritage Office

Their official website does not provide too much interesting things enticing people going in to browse their website. However, you may find few interesting exhibitions and activities.

Government Records Service

This place provides a very wide range of collections about Hong Kong history and development with various materials.

Chinese Temple Committee

This official website provides virtual tours and into temples under their umbrella that you do not actually need a physical visit to their temples alongside with photos and descriptions.

Antiquities and Monuments Office

A very useful source for history and archaeology enthusiasts to dig out more interesting facts about the history and development of Hong Kong.

Libraries

Hong Kong Public Libraries are great portals. The major ones are Hong Kong Central Library, Kowloon Public Library and City Hall Public Library.

Story Board

Outside tourist spots, there are display boards showing history and development of the tourist spots. Sometimes, they provide leaflets for free inside the premise!

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Written by Bigaltravelcompanion
Albert Wilson born and has lived in Hong Kong for nearly twenty years. He is inspired by Lara Croft and her father much which lead him to have a profound interest in history, archeology, anthropology, culture, festival, and local food. His knowledge gained through guided tours, reading, watching the video, chatting and befriend with locals! In his book, he is more than willing to share his experience and knowledge in Hong Kong by relevant and practical approaches with you from common to hidden gems. In addition, Albert Wilson experienced some interesting life stories and he wants to share with you in his book as well as travel blogs and so... Read more

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