The Noon Day Gun- a daily reminder of Hong Kong’s history.

The Noon Day Gun in Hong Kong

The Noon Day Gun in Hong Kong

Sheltered between the high rise commercial development of Causeway Bay

The crowded Causway Bay shore.

The crowded Causway Bay shore.

And the jumble of construction, yachts and houseboats in the Typhoon Shelter

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you find the immaculately maintained site of the famous Noon Day Gun.

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Once each day at noon, a uniformed officer prepares the gun and waits patiently to fire. Tourists are then permitted to come inside the fence for a closer look and ask questions.

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