San Wan Ho Bean Curd Shop(2) 西灣河珍香園
分享
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

全景摄影师 johnchoy EXPERT 日期和时间 19:31, 25/09/2009 - Views loading...

Advertisement

San Wan Ho Bean Curd Shop(2) 西灣河珍香園

世界 > 亚洲 > 中国 > 香港

  • 喜欢 / 不喜欢
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Bean Curd Shop Jan Heung Yuen 珍香園 has been at its present location since 1962. It is ran by the family Chan for 3 generation. It is also a resturant offering some  cantonese fried food such as 煎酿三宝 as well.

comments powered by Disqus

在附近的图片香港

map

A: San Wan Ho Bean Curd Shop 西灣河珍香園

摄影师johnchoy ( 蔡旭威 ), 距离此处10远

Bean Curd Shop Jan Heung Yuen 珍香園 has been at its present location since 1962. It is ran by the famil...

San Wan Ho Bean Curd Shop 西灣河珍香園

B: Sai Wan Ho Hair Salon 西灣河千鈞一髮

摄影师johnchoy ( 蔡旭威 ), 距离此处70远

Sai Wan Ho Hair Salon 西灣河千鈞一髮

Sai Wan Ho Hair Salon 西灣河千鈞一髮

C: 葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館

摄影师Fat Chai, 距离此处880远

葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館(The Fireboat Alexander Grantham Museum)是香港一所以消防歷史為主題的展覽館,位於香港島東區的鰂魚涌公園。 展覽館實物展示1953年於香港製造,...

葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館

D: 葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館

摄影师Fat Chai, 距离此处890远

葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館(The Fireboat Alexander Grantham Museum)是香港一所以消防歷史為主題的展覽館,位於香港島東區的鰂魚涌公園。 展覽館實物展示1953年於香港製造,...

葛量洪號滅火輪展覽館

E: 筲箕灣天后廟

摄影师Fat Chai, 距离此处970远

筲箕灣天后廟 媽祖是以中國東南沿海為中心的海神信仰,又稱天妃、湄州娘媽、天后、天妃娘娘、天上聖母等。傳說媽祖俗名林默(林默娘),出生於中國福建省莆田湄洲島。自北宋開始受人建廟膜拜,逐漸傳播到福建、浙江、...

筲箕灣天后廟

F: 筲簊灣(譚公誕)

摄影师Jack Szeto, 距离此处980远

農曆四月初八,譚公誕也是跟佛誕同日,大約上午十時,由筲箕灣東大街至譚公廟,都是參觀大型會景巡遊、舞獅舞龍、花炮會巡遊、飄色巡遊的好地方。譚公是元朝惠東歸善(廣東惠州)人,早於 12 歲得道,可以說是少數...

筲簊灣(譚公誕)

G: 譚公

摄影师Fat Chai, 距离此处990远

譚公 筲箕灣譚公廟是一所位於香港筲箕灣的廟宇,用來供奉譚公。廟宇建於清光緒三十一年,至今已有一百年的歷史,前身是一間小型的鄉村古廟。 譚公廟的正門石額刻有「譚公仙聖」四字,是光緒年間倡建廟宇時所刻。廟內...

譚公

H: 紅屋

摄影师Lazybug, 距离此全景1.0

紅屋

I: Roof

摄影师William Tam, 距离此全景1.1

First panorama taken with my gf2 and samyang 7.5mm fisheye lens. Feel so lucky have such beautiful vi...

Roof

J: P1070044 Panorama

摄影师William Tam, 距离此全景1.1

P1070044 Panorama

此全景拍摄于香港

这是一个概述香港

Overview and History

Hong Kong sits on the south coast of China, on the Pearl River Delta. It's got a population of more than seven million people and is one of the most densely populated places on earth. It also appears to be putting into place the template for population management, which cities around the world will be implementing as soon as they can afford it. More on that later.

Archaeological evidence dates human activity beneath present-day Hong Kong back to the stone age. The area was first settled by people from the mainland during the Han dynasty, around the beginning of the common era (the P.C. term for when B.C. changed to A.D. Whoa!)

For hundreds of years, Hong Kong was a small fishing community and haven for travelers, with a few pirates here and there. Then whitey showed up.

Western influence reached China at the beginning of the 15th century, when all those great explorers in boats were cruising for loot in strange and mysterious places. Tea and silk were the commodities connecting eastern Europe to China, and Hong Kong was known as a safe harbor through which to pass. When you're carrying the Queen's tea, it's especially important to avoid ARRRRRRguments with pirates. Hyuk hyuk hyuk.

Seriously folks -- in the eighteenth century Britain was doing a booming business with China, offering Indian opium to balance their extensive purchases of fine porcelains and everything else. The opium was ordained to be for medicinal purposes only, of course.

Well, as you may imagine, the Chinese got sick of opium fiends junking up the place, so they attempted to stop the British suppliers, to no avail. The Opium Wars resulted and ended with China ceding Hong Kong to the British, in fear of their massive naval power. This took place in the year 1841.

Colonization soon followed, Hong Kong shot up in value as an international port, and its population increased dramatically. In 1898 Britain acquired additional territories on a 99 year lease -- expiring in 1997. Does that year sound familiar? Read on.

In the 20th century Hong Kong changed hands several times. The British surrendered it to Japan during World War Two, then took it back after Japan's defeat, then gave it to China later. Immediately following the war, Hong Kong served as a safe haven for hundreds of thousands of Chinese refugees, while the Chinese National Government was losing its civil war against communist leadership.

The population of Hong Kong exploded as corporations seeking to escape Chinese isolationism arrived and set up shop. Cheap labor in the textile and manufacturing industries steadily built up the economy and ensured foreign investment. By the end of the 20th century Hong Kong had become a financial mammoth offering banking services to the world.

In 1997 Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule with a few stipulations in place to guarantee its economic autonomy, as much as possible. The phrase "one country, two systems" was coined by the Chinese to describe the relationship between the mainland and Hong Kong.

Getting There

Well, where do you want to get to from the Hong Kong International Airport? There are ferries servicing six mainland ports in the Pearl River Delta Region. Airport Express Railway connects directly to downtown Hong Kong, and it has been rated the best airport in the world multiple times.

The Airport Express Railway will get you into Hong Kong in about an hour, for $100. Public buses cost $10 and take a little longer. For direct service to your hotel you can take one of the hotel's private buses ($120+) or a taxi ($300+). As you can see, waiting time is optional for those who can afford it.

Here's a little blurb on travel times, with further information for access to nearby cities (cross-boundary transport).

Transportation

Grab an Octopus card when you arrive. Octopus is the world's first electronic ticket-fare card system and the Hong Kong public transportation system is the world leader in people-moving. 90% of Hong Kongers get around on public transportation.

Octopus covers the Airport Rail line, buses, ferries, the rapid-transit MTR network, supermarkets, fast food outlets, phone booths... It's how to get around the cashless economy.

Nevermind the microchip built into it, you'll get used to having one of those on you at all times -- and soon they'll be internal! What do I mean? Many schools in Hong Kong even use the Octopus card to check attendance, because you read the card's data with an external scanner from a distance. This will the global norm soon. What if that chip is installed in your body? It's in the works baby!

The hilly Hong Kong terrain also demands some special modes of transportation. If you've been to Pittsburgh, you may have some idea of how cool it is to ride a cable car up the side of a mountain, overlooking a majestic harbor and city. Multiply that by about ten thousand and you've got Hong Kong: vertical-travel trams, moving sidewalks, and the world's longest outdoor escalator system.

People and Culture

The local currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD) which is pegged to the U.S. dollar. Official languages are Chinese and English.  You're on your own, baby!  Dive into the swarming, throbbing, pulsing, crawling and teeming mix!

Things to do & Recommendations

The Peak Tower and its shopping Galleria are the biggest tourist attraction in Hong Kong so don't miss it.

Cool off in the Kowloon Park public indoor swimming pool!

After that, go see what's happening at the Hong Kong Fringe Club, a non-profit organisation which puts together exhibitions for international artists and performers.

Organize sports fans flock to the Hong Kong Stadium, but there's good news for disorganized sportistas too -- Mountain biking is now legal in the parks! Have at it, baby!

All this excitement is going to make you hungry. Springtime is traditionally the time to celebrate seafood, summer is for fruits, and winter steams with hot pot soups to keep you warm.

The best thing to do is go and find some dim sum. Dozens of plates of tasty small items, sort of like sushi but it's cooked, and the varieties are endless.

Since you won't be able to walk down the street without complete and total sensory overload, I'll just whap in the Hong Kong tourist board's guide to dining and leave you to your intuition.

Good luck, take it slow and above all -- DON'T SPIT OUT YOUR CHEWING GUM ON THE SIDEWALK. Gum is legal but there's a $500 fine for intentional littering. Enjoy!

Text by Steve Smith.

分享这个全景图