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Statue Square and Cenotaph

Chater Road, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Today, this feels more like a transitory place than a memorial site over those (British) who lose life during the war, but you will quickly recognize the monument as it is similar in London and in other historically classic British places around the world. Since...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A replica of Lutyens cenotaph in London this commemorates the war dead. It reads "the glorious dead" - but one is left to wonder if there is any glory in war. Are there any winners in war - certainly a monument that provokes thought and...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A small green space in bustling downtown. You can also admire some historical landmarks from this garden. The former Legislative Council Building (Old Supreme Court Building before that) and The Cenotaph. However, this place will be transformed on weekend as it will be invaded by...More

Thank JohnWong56
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The Stature Square was one of the Hong Kong's heritage landmark. Special events or promotions will be held in this venue. The events of 'Hong Kong Winterfest 2015' and 'The Sparking Bvlgari Roman Holiday' was being held here was a success.

1  Thank yfylou
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The Cenotaph, depicts the British governance in HongKong and its a must see monument.It is considered to be a replica of the cenotaph at London. The history is always a wonderful part to look for.Its in the center of the city's shopping paradise.So quite accessible...More

1  Thank divyarohit
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The Cenotaph in Hong Kong is a bleak and sombre monument dedicated to the fallen victims of World War I. Built at this location in 1923, it is an exact replica of the famous Sir Edwin Lutyen's Cenotaph situated at Whitehall in London. You can...More

2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 5 March 2012

The presence of the Cenotaph, so evocative of the British period of Governance in Hong Kong, makes a visit to this square worthwhile. A solemn reminder of the sacrifice many of Hong Kong made during two world wars. However if one visits on a Sunday...More

2  Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 14 January 2012

In Hong Kong, it's not easy to find a place remind of yesteryears, for some strange reasons, they love to take out the old and replace with the new, so to find this place still here, is a historical find, a memorial to respect the...More

2  Thank hkvisitor1997
Reviewed 7 January 2012

On a Sunday, it's full of domestic helpers having their day off. In the week, it's a bit of a desert - nothing much here apart from an entrance to the MTR station and a few benches to sit on. Really nothing more than somewhere...More

2  Thank MrCushtie
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This small public space across from the HSBC building may not be worth a special trip on its own, but is worth visiting as part of a walking tour of downtown Hong Kong. The square has a statue of Sir Thomas Jackson who had a...More

2  Thank Barry-of-Toronto
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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
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