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Discovering Hong Kong"s Cultural Heritage

The New Territories

by Patricia Kim

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7395591M
ISBN 100195928261
ISBN 109780195928266

Hong Kong culture is a mixture of traditional Han Cantonese ethnic culture of southeastern China and British and Western culture in general. Hong Kongers are being increasingly influenced by the culture of the Mainland Chinese. Their culture is sophisticated and mixes Confucian and British ethics, and they are international : Gavin Van Hinsbergh.   1hr Hong Kong body will play INTACH’s book on Bengaluru We are tired of hearing people say that Bengaluru is a city with not much past or heritage. This book reverses this notion with.

Hong Kong's eclectic cultural scene is full of tales to tell, and there are many venues in which you can discover art and local culture. You’ll want to experience Cantonese opera, visit the art museum, or catch a show at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Don’t forget to learn about Hong Kong’s past and maritime history, and check out the museums about outer space and science. There is so. Greg Rudd, who runs a consultancy in Beijing, Hong Kong, Canberra, Australia, and London for companies looking for investment opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region, contends the reason many.

Book 1 - Theory and Practice 1. Heritage and Cultural Relics Tangible Cultural Heritage Susanna SIU Lai-kuen Intangible Cultural Heritage CHAU Hing-wah 2. Heritage in Action POON Shuk-wah, understanding the culture and society of early Hong Kong and the Pearl River estuary. The charming nine-room Tai O Heritage Hotel perches high on a lush hillside overlooking Tai O, the prized fishing village of Hong Kong which has weathered centuries of changes and still stands in majestic beauty. The charming nine-room boutique hotel is converted from a the old Tai O marine police station built in


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Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage: Hong Kong island and Kowloon Paperback – December 5, by Patricia Lim (Author)5/5(1). Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage: The New Territories Paperback – December 5, by Patricia Lim (Author)4/5(2).

Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage Paperback – by Patricia Lim (Author, Illustrator), Antonia Myatt (Illustrator)Format: Paperback. This companion to Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage: The New Territories takes the armchair traveler on an exploration of Hong Kong Islan and the Kowloon peninsula, where generations of urban Hong Kong culture have been preservedin the religious beliefs, festivals, social customs, and folk superstitions of its people as well as in its specialist shops, street marke more4/5.

This is a guide to Hong Kong's cultural heritage. The first half of the book explains the history, culture, beliefs, social customs, and folk superstitions of the Hong Kong New Territories people. The second half is a guide to touring 12 places of interest in the New Territories and islands.

out of 5 stars Fascinating walks through Hong Kong's rich history The book is a unique travel guide. It's really a history book.

It contains a informative and entertaining discussion of the history of Hong Kong, mainly with a view toward the Chinese people 5/5. Read or Download Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage: The New Territories Book by Patricia Lim. It is one of the best seller books in this month.

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portable, and authoritative guide to Hong Kong's cultural heritage. The first half of the book explains the history, culture, beliefs, social customs, and folk superstitions of the Hong Kong New Territories people, and how these are reflected in their everyday lives.

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A companion to the revised edition of "Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage: The New Territories". It explains the history, culture, beliefs, social customs, and folk superstitions. The second half is a guide to touring twelve places of interest on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Hong Kong's official tourism guide includes tourist information on attractions, events, shopping and dining, vacation holiday packages, street maps, virtual tours and travel planning itineraries to experience Hong Kong's unique international living culture.

Visit Hong Kong, Asia's top travel destination. Culture & Heritage. Tweet. Taoist temples and Edwardian edifices nestle between skyscrapers, people trade on international markets and light incense to bodhisattvas, vestiges of Chinese clan heritage and European colonial history sit side by side — discover the cultural contrasts that have shaped Hong Kong.

Time Traveler: A journey of history and heritage through Central and Sheung Wan where the story of modern Hong Kong first began. From Possession Point, where the British flag was first officially raised, to the Tai Ping Shan area where many Chinese first settled in the ’s, this tour leads through some of the city’s oldest and historic streets.

Get this from a library. Discovering Hong Kong's cultural heritage: the New Territories: with 13 guided walks. [Patricia Pui Huen Lim]. Patricia Lim is the author of Forgotten Souls ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Discovering Hong Kong's Cultural Heritage ( /5(1).

Hong Kong is richly imbued with a unique history and culture, and it is also a modern metropolis with a state-of-the-art airport. Overpassengers flow through Hong Kong International Airport every day, making it an ideal platform for introducing the territory's history, art and cultural heritage to local and overseas visitors.

By it's nature, "intangible cultural heritage" can be a bit tricky to tally. But that's exactly what Hong Kong has done with a list of items that best represent the city and its people.

READ MORE: No lack of cultural heritage in Hong Kong, if we bother to look for it The number of tourists visiting Hong Kong has declined this year. The figure for .Explains the history, culture, beliefs, social customs, and folk superstitions of the Hong Kong New Territories people.

The second half is a guide to touring twelve places of interest in the New Territories and outlying islands. New Territories (China) - Civilization.; New Territories (China); Hong Kong (China) - .