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The Government House in the Mid-Levels was the official residence to 25 out of 28 British governors. Today it is the official residence to the Chief Executive (head of government... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

The Government House in the Mid-Levels was the official residence to 25 out of 28 British governors. Today it is the official residence to the Chief Executive (head of government) of Hong Kong. The entire complex is closed to the public and can only be partly visited on Open Days which normally take place once a year on a weekend.... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

The Government House is a 1850s era colonial building which currently serves as the official residence of the Hong Kong Chief Executive. It is found at Castle Hill in the Central District but is unfortunately not open to the public and can only be viewed through the gates at a distance, from Upper Albert Road. Fortunately but rarely, they do... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Government house is nice to look at if your walking past or in the area, but you can't really get a good look from the road. It is only open to the public once a year, usually a Sunday in March or April, the information is posted here: http://www.ceo.gov.hk/gh/eng/openday.htm But usually information is only available less than a week before... More 

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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