FUSION OF HISTORICAL AND MODERN CULTURE: A NEW CHECK-IN SPOT IN HONG KONG

Travelling is not just visiting renowned sightseeing spots, but also exploring new places to take appealing photos to check in on Instagram! Tai Kwun, where historical buildings and modern arts are blended in, would definitely be a good place for you, no matter you are a local or a foreigner visiting Hong Kong.

It is indeed a restored Central Police Station compound with three declared monuments namely the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison under a revitalisation project in Hong Kong. These are now fully on display; you could get a glimpse of the historical architectures and get a taste of being a prisoner in the past.

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It is a good photo-shooting spot where the prisons and the Barrack Block are connected with the footbridge.
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The brick walls in the Prison Yard is also great for you to be a hipster on Instagram. 

While you can also visit JC Contemporary which is a new building with various contemporary art exhibitions and programmes; these all vary over time, so remember to check the schedule out online in advance to visit your favourable ones.

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The stair located in the JC Contemporary presents an artsy feel, which is a good element to take an “instagramable” photo.

And here’s the tips for you to make your photo more “instagramable” – download some useful appssuch as Foodie and VSCO with colourful and pretty filters to make the colour of your photo rich; this little trick could definitely make your photo look much more alluring and increase the number of “likes” of your photo!

But before making your way to Tai Kwun, we would suggest you to make a reservation online which takes you less than a minute! Simply access the official website of Tai Kwun or the mobile apps to get your free “Tai Kwun Pass” to ensure you are able to get in on your preferrable day.