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Former French Mission Building

1 Battery Path, Hong Kong, China
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colonial Hong Kong

it wasn't always easy to find buildings from the colonial English days of Hong Kong but the French... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2017
Nick D
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Calgary, Canada
Declared monument with nice architecture!

The Former French Mission Building is a declared monument in Hong Kong and nice opportunity to view... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
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Apr 7, 2017
“colonial Hong Kong”
Aug 21, 2016
“Declared monument with nice architecture!”
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1 Battery Path, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

it wasn't always easy to find buildings from the colonial English days of Hong Kong but the French Mission building is almost next door to St John's Cathedral. An interesting architectural selection - brick, heavy, squat, almost as if a defensible government building was being...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Former French Mission Building is a declared monument in Hong Kong and nice opportunity to view one of the few preserved buildings from the colonial period. Situated upon the elevated landscape on Battery Path, this structure was constructed in 1915, made of granite and...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite buildings in Hong Kong. Attractive architecture and red stone and is perched impressively on the hill above the HSBC building. It houses the Court of Final Appeal, an admirable institution, though it will soon move back to the Supreme Court Building.

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Reviewed 5 January 2012

Next to St. John's Cathedral you can find the nice, orange bricked building that presently serves as the Hong Kong court of appeal. We tried to go inside but it seems you can only visit the outside grounds, simply viewing the outside of this building....More

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