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1881 Heritage

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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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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Smart - interesting gun

Interesting area with some smart outlets - attractively done. However the Sir William Armstrong (plated) gun with Stockton origin is a fascinating item - and in very good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited 1881 Heritage last and this year during the festive season. Love the x'mas decor setup. It is very beautiful. Must visit place for photo taking session with family and friends.

Thank Joey L
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting area with some smart outlets - attractively done. However the Sir William Armstrong (plated) gun with Stockton origin is a fascinating item - and in very good condition. Interesting engineering development if you google - first to introduce rifling which was of course a game changer.

Thank SimplyFred
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I was growing up in HK, I had walked past the site many times, but it was always out of bound. I remember the tall stone retaining walls but had no idea what was behind them. The place was like a fortress. I am really glad now to have the chance to see what the old building looks like.... More 

Thank Pibochen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is very interesting, beautiful and strong of colonial flavor. Visiting this place during Christmas, and the decoration is absolutely beautiful. Recommend to walk to upper level, the garden also do beautiful

Thank Lim J
Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Christmas spirit is in air at the 1881 Heritage! Recently unveiling a festive, sparkling, winter-wonderland look, this former Marine Police Headquarters Compound will surely bedazzle visitors with its current holiday season theme. Situated along the Salisbury Road a few steps from the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry terminal, 1881 Heritage is a highly popular, well-loved destination that will make your... More 

Thank JojoG_88
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to visit while on Salisbury Rd. The world clock is pretty interesting. Take some pics of the old restored fire truck. There is some old cannons there. Sorry no pics.

Thank Andrew F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit. Always good exhibition by the entrance. Was the british marine harbour police station. Used to have a nice bar on third level but this is unfortunately now only a coffeeshop. Nice place to relax in a busy city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 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 

Thank JMozze
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

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 

Thank Anthony C
Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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.

Thank HKeater

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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