The Jumbo Seafood Ship sank to the bottom of the sea! Counting down the top 5 landmarks that disappeared in Hong Kong in recent years, Queen’s Wharf/Lee Theatre Theatre/Haw Par Villa!

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The Jumbo Seafood Ship sank to the bottom of the sea! Counting down the top 5 landmarks that disappeared in Hong Kong in recent years, Queen’s Wharf/Lee Theatre Theatre/Haw Par Villa!

Everyone should already know that the Jumbo Seafood Ship was towed away from Hong Kong by a tugboat, and unfortunately sank into the water when it went to the Xisha Islands. The ill-fated ship eventually sank into the deep sea forever, which made countless Hong Kong people very sympathetic. Today, I will tell you about the recent five The landmark that disappeared, how much everyone remembers.

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1. Jumbo Seafood Restaurant

Opened in 1976, Jumbo Seafood Restaurant has been remembered by countless Hong Kong people. It has received countless Chinese and foreign celebrities, including the Queen of England, Tom Cruise, Chow Yun-fat, etc., with a total number of more than 30 million guests. Movie location. Due to operational problems, the group had planned to drag it out of the local area and then recruit investors to take over it. Unfortunately, it sank in the middle. Due to the difficulty in salvaging, it is believed that it will sink to the bottom of the sea forever.

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2. Queen’s Wharf

The Queen’s Wharf was originally a wooden berth. It has been used since the beginning of the 20th century. It was named after the Queen’s Statue Square. It was officially built in 1921 and can berth 4 ships. The Queen’s Wharf was officially completed in 1925. Queen’s Pier witnessed the changes of the Victoria Harbour and the Second World War. It is of great colonial historical significance. Unfortunately, it was closed and demolished in 2007 to cooperate with the Central reclamation project, and was replaced by Central Pier 9.

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3. Lee Stage Theatre

The Lee Stage located in Causeway Bay is believed to be visited by many people to this day, but compared to the current shopping malls, the Lee Stage was actually a large theater when it was completed in 1925. Since its establishment, Lee Stage has become the most noble entertainment venue for Hong Kong residents, including movies, dramas, Western-style musicals, concerts, etc., and even later became the venue for the Miss Hong Kong and Miss Universe competitions. Unfortunately, the theater was dismantled in 1991. Has become an office and shopping mall.

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4. Haw Par Villa

Haw Par Villa in Repulse Bay has been heard by many people or seen from a distance, but its predecessor can be said to be a “theme park”! It was built in 1936 by Hu Wenhu, “The King of Oil and Gas”. It was designed in a combination of Chinese and Western styles. The construction cost was as high as 20 million yuan. In those days, the murals outside the villa were painted with 18 terrifying oil paintings of hell, such as terrifying pictures of hooking tendons and falling oil pans, which were very special. Most parts of the villa, such as the Wanjinyou Garden, have been demolished and are now open to the public as the “Haobao Lepu” Conservatory of Music.

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5. Da Dadi, Sheung Wan

Can be said to be the earliest market in Hong Kong, Sheung Wan Da Dadi, which appeared as early as the 1840s. In addition to a large number of cheap sundries and food for sale, the most famous one is that there are many street performers performing arts, puppet shows, kung fu , Gu Lao, and divination stars are all available. It is called a “civilian nightclub” and can talk and sing every night. In the 1970s, the British Hong Kong government built Sheung Wan Shun Tak Center and the Westward Ferry Terminal. Finally, in 1992, the government officially recovered and rebuilt it into the current Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal Bus Terminal.

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