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The Jardine Noonday Gun

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Cool little attraction

This is a pretty cool little side show to see if you are in the area around noon. The gun it shot... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
acdenmark
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Hong Kong, China
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A wee bit hard to find but a piece of history

Other people have written about the gun, allow yourself enough time to find the underground tunnel... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
mackEdinburgh
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Gloucester Road, opposite to The Excelsior, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty cool little side show to see if you are in the area around noon. The gun it shot at 12pm sharp and the gates are opened afterwards so you can take pictures with the gun. We went with guests who had...More

Thank acdenmark
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Other people have written about the gun, allow yourself enough time to find the underground tunnel. There are at least a couple of accesses to it, but they are not that obvious. The sign at the end of Canon St, directs you to the WTC,...More

Thank mackEdinburgh
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I visited last week there.It was unfortunate weather.But Noonday Gun was held on noon. The big gun's sound sounded.I didn't bring earplug but noproblem.

Thank myny
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Noonday Gun Located at Causeway Bay, you will find the entrance via the World Trade Centre underground tunnel. Make sure you’re on time or you’ll miss the Gun going off at exactly noon. It’s a long standing tradition in Hong Kong, dating back to the...More

1  Thank aroundtheclockfoodie
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Happened to walk by the small enclave next to Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter and saw the firing of the Noonday Gun. This tradition harks back to pre colonial times when the Jardine Company and other business ventures had their own militias for protection against pirates...More

1  Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We were wandering around the water to try and find an underground tunnel. We ended up here. It was late at night so it was closed. The tunnel entrance was right beside the gun. It would have been hard the other way as we ended...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This ritual is over in the space of 30 seconds, but if you like a little history. This is very much worth coming to see. The gardens area is opened up after the gun is fired, for about 30 minutes

Thank andymF7664JH
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Gun is over the road from the Excelsior Hotel and is reached by a sequence of tunnels from the World Trade Centre. The firing of the gun is well worth a look if you are nearby. Beware, though - it is MUCH LOUDER THAN...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We got a bus from Central & thought we were going the right way, but got horribly lost. In that heat, the best advice I can give is to get a taxi to the Excelsior Hotel, then use the underroad tunnel to get across the...More

Thank STELLA08Auckland
Reviewed 15 September 2017

While I wouldn't make a special trip, if you are in the area and it's close to noon I would definitely go. Depending on how punctual you are and how many pictures you want to take, you could literally arrive at 11:59.55 and be gone...More

Thank Helen F
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Vikas Raju D
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Response from JSM8 | Reviewed this property |
It happens exactly at 12 noon. It is only fired once so if you arrive at 12.01 then you have missed it!
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