Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong China

on Friday, October 22, 2010

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The Hong Kong Harbor (now Victoria Harbor) in China is located somewhere between the Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula. This harbor, because of its location on the south, favored the Britisher’s to make it one of the most famous and the biggest center for trade. The shore over the years has undergone enormous change. It is a very common tourist’s attraction because of its beautiful scenic view of Hong Kong and its harbor. This harbor display spectacular fireworks during the 2nd night of the lunar year and thus is very common point for the tourists and the localities. It is also used to form recreation like swimming and polo. The harbor was initially called the Hong Kong Harbor and its modern name is the Victoria Harbor. This name change was done to ensure and pacify the fleet that belonged to Queen Victoria. As the manufacture sector increased day by day, club races were stopped because of access of pollution. The latest proposed recovery extends along the waterfront from Sheung Wan to Causeway Bay had to face a lot of conflict. Till this time, the harbor became very important and a known location for the localities in Hong Kong. Some common activists went against the government and raised protests as the environment of one of the most natural asset was in threat. The harbor today of course is very well maintained by the government of China and Hong Kong attracts many new and old visitors. It is also fully engaged in the proper trade and is still the best and the largest harbor in Hong Kong.
Victoria Harbor

Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong


Victoria Harbor

Victoria Harbor

Victoria Harbor

Victoria Harbor