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Tai Kwun

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New. Innovative use of preserved historic buildings infused with new design and technology.

Innovative use of holograms in prison cells to bring you back in time... the spacious Courtyard... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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Free heritage site

Tai Kwun was the centre of justice. The central administration of the court and police station. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Innovative use of holograms in prison cells to bring you back in time... the spacious Courtyard shows a LIVE play (if you are into those kind of things).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bhchia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tai Kwun was the centre of justice. The central administration of the court and police station. The best part is the jail. Built 1870s another colonial building in amazingly good condition. Free to look at as it's a heritage site. The Chinese have done a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just opened in the last few months. Great NOHO location. Lots to see prepare for 1-2 hours, not including beverages/food. Arts and retail also a bonus. Don’t miss the JC contemporary art museum as well. All free! Cool, good luck and enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LHOVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you visit mid-level escalator in Central Hong Kong, please watch the old buildings adjacent while traveling along the escalator. Besides, you must take some time for an hour or two to visit Tai Kwun Center for Heritage and Arts. The buildings were built in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dominico789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free entrance! This attraction includes few different heritage buildings: Central Police Station 1864. prison, Central Magistracy. Don’t missed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 622allany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this group of lovely restored buildings while exploring the mid-level escalators. Having such an open space where history, culture and art combine is all the more amazing for Hong Kong because the space wasn't developed into high rises; and it's free entry....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank HafodBlueMountains
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interest in old HK history on their police,prison & judicial system. This building used to host the police head quarter, the detention center, the prison & court house. Now the place had convert to a museum about the history of the law enforcement...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Philip F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another repurposed government complex. Very interesting place to walk around with exhibition, restaurants and pubs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SFOYYZ_Eric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So great to see that heritage has got a new function in HK. Love the architecture, the ambiance, all the new shops, art galleries and more. I like it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Central-Mid-level escalator to get to Tai Kwun, itself a tourist attraction. The complex used to be the central police station, magistrate court and prison. We went through the prison museum, and the modern art gallery. The old Parade Ground is now a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
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Eden A
2 August 2018|
Response from Bonnie L | Reviewed this property |
Online. Log on to the official websit. I have been there twice. Seems it won't hit 2000 limit at any time. Yet, save a spot just in case won't hurt.