Hong Kong Travel Video Guide • Great Destinations





Hong Kong Travel Video Guide • Great Destinations

'Hongkong is the Manhattan dream rising from the South-Chinese Sea'- wrote a delighted traveler upon seeing the skyscrapers of the city. The banks, shopping centers and offices of Hong…




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  1. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    The Bank of China Tower stands at 367 m tall. The Immigration Tower stands
    at little over a hundred meters tall. However, the buildings that surpass
    the BOC Tower are Central Plaza, 2 IFC and the ICC.

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  2. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    The Orient Express never passed through Kowloon Station. It was the
    Kowloon-Canton Railway that traveled from Kowloon to Canton, and later on
    to Peking and Shanghai.

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  3. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    In 2007, MTR and KCR merged. Today, the MTR has 10 lines, not 5 as the
    documentary stated. It now has 87 stations, and an additional 68 Light rail
    stops, not 50.

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  4. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    The Star Ferry does not sail four routes anymore, just two, from Central to
    Tsim Sha Tsui and from Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui.

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  5. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    There is no such thing as the “Chinese language”. In Hong Kong, we speak
    Cantonese, and incorporate many English words into our speech. What the
    documentary is referring to is the Mandarin language, containing the 400 or
    so syllables, but I can assure you Cantonese has a lot more than that.

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  6. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    In Hong Kong we call it the Lunar New Year “農曆新年”, not Chinese New Year.

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  7. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    Saint John’s Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, not catholic. The largest
    catholic church in Hong Kong is the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception.

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  8. HK_Nation 1841
    HK_Nation 1841 21 April, 2015, 09:32

    Hong Kong was not a British colony for 99 years. Royal Navy forces landed
    at Possession Point on January 26th, 1841 at 8:15 am. On August 29th, 1842,
    Hong Kong Island was ceded to Britain ‘in perpetuity’. What this
    documentary was referring to was the Second Convention of Peking, signed in
    1898 giving the New Territories to Britain for 99 years. British rule in
    Hong Kong lasted 156 years, not 99 years.

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