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Located at Causeway Bay, you will find the entrance via the World Trade Centre underground tunnel. Make sure you’re on time or you’ll miss the Gun going off at exactly noon.
It’s a long standing tradition in Hong Kong, dating back to the...More
Happened to walk by the small enclave next to Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter and saw the firing of the Noonday Gun. This tradition harks back to pre colonial times when the Jardine Company and other business ventures had their own militias for protection against pirates...More
We were wandering around the water to try and find an underground tunnel. We ended up here. It was late at night so it was closed. The tunnel entrance was right beside the gun. It would have been hard the other way as we ended...More
The Gun is over the road from the Excelsior Hotel and is reached by a sequence of tunnels from the World Trade Centre. The firing of the gun is well worth a look if you are nearby. Beware, though - it is MUCH LOUDER THAN...More
We got a bus from Central & thought we were going the right way, but got horribly lost. In that heat, the best advice I can give is to get a taxi to the Excelsior Hotel, then use the underroad tunnel to get across the...More
While I wouldn't make a special trip, if you are in the area and it's close to noon I would definitely go. Depending on how punctual you are and how many pictures you want to take, you could literally arrive at 11:59.55 and be gone...More
Can't believe they carry out this tradition every day at 12 noon since August 1947 after the original cannon was seized during Hong Kong occupation in World War 2. The actual history goes back even before the War - back to 1844!!!
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Visited the noonday gun today, it's located in Causeway Bay, a. It difficult to find as you have to locate the entrance to the subway, which is a door by the side of the World Trade Centre, which leads you to Car Park Level B1,...More
A lot of history to be told on this uneventful event happening every day at noon. It is a short walk though the tunnel beside the Excelsior Hotel, before reaching the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is where the one-gun salute is fired everyday at...More