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Victoria Park, Hong Kong

Victoria Park is a public park in Hong Kong, named after Queen Victoria. It is located on Hong Kong Island, between Causeway Bay (west - Wanchai district) and Tin Hau (east - Eastern district), Victoria Harbour (north). Hong Kong Central Library stands on its southern side.

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2 Features
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The location of the park was previously a typhoon shelter, part of Victoria Habour, used to protect fishing boats and yachts during typhoon seasons. In the 1950s, the shelter was reclaimed and a park was built there.


The park contains a sitting statue of Queen Victoria, facing the library. This statue was founded in Pimlico, London and was originally located on Statue Square. This statue, together with other ones from the square, were displaced to Japan to be melted by the occupying Japanese during World War II. After the war the statues were brought back to Hong Kong, and Queen Victoria's was restored in 1952 and placed in Victoria Park.

The park includes sports facilities, a garden, and an area used for shows and fairs.


A flower market is held there annually in the days preceding Chinese New Year.

A vigil attracting thousands of people is held there every year on June 4 to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square Crackdown.

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