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OASIS IN THE CITY

This ancient arsenal has been successfully turned into an architectural art space with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
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Historically fine Venue!

Joined a Private event by renown Chinese American Talent Shen Wei at this amazing historic set... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
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Our site is one of the best examples of heritage conservation in Hong Kong. Three Grade 1 listed dilapidated military buildings have been transformed into stunning event spaces, which include a gallery and theatre. The site itself sits in 3 acres of...more
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9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, China
Tai Fat Hau
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+852 2103 9511
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This ancient arsenal has been successfully turned into an architectural art space with plenty of vegetation and passageways connecting the different levels; great views of the city, nice exhibitions, great lectures, events and workshops.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Joined a Private event by renown Chinese American Talent Shen Wei at this amazing historic set, which previously was the former Explosives Magazine of the old Victoria Barracks! Yet the eve was filled with Art and Dance! Very lovely set in Admiralty! Memorable and worth...More

Thank Nia V
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Transformed from a former explosive magazine, you can find tranquility from the bustle and hustle of the city.

Thank H. C
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Small but special and centrally located, Asia Society is one of the best museums and buildings in Hong Kong. It doesn’t boast its presence but rather, its architects tucked the building into the hillside, surrounding foliage, and historic context. Asia Society puts on great exhibitions....More

Thank m123178
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I very often visit Asia Society during weekends of weekdays to visit its frequent exhibitions and shows displaying various Chinese contemporary artists works and very often host high quality high caliber academic discussions and presentations. Today I came back to listen to Professor Douglas Paal...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 4 October 2017

despite being a city with new buildings being built everyday, the architecture in the city is not very exciting except this one! Formerly a Government arsenal store, this place is converted into a a culture, art, exhibition, performance space. The new extension matches well with...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Asia Society on a rainy Sunday afternoon. We had tried to book a table in the restaurant and we couldn't but still went there to visit the gallery. The building was a Former Explosives Magazine that was brilliantly recovered by the Jockey...More

Thank NetoLisbon
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Blending in with the lush tropical hills surrounding the island's skyscrapers its a pleasure to escape the miasma and step into the cool, soft lit, mossy-green marble walls create that tranquil repose. Floor-to-ceiling windows draw the eye towards the verdant vegetation, where water tumbles from...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for a fundraising screening of a film in the large cinema, which is lovely in itself, but it was the building itself which really impressed me. Firstly, this is a hidden gem if ever there was one in HK....More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I am so amazed that Asia Sociey is oasis in Admiralty. Not only this place is a heritage site, but the interior design is so trendy and the door is made of solid wood. The whole building is well collaborated with the surroundings which is...More

Thank Mandy H
ASHKCENTER, External Affairs at Asia Society Hong Kong Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi Mandy, Thank you for the great review. We look forward to sharing the history and design of the site with you when you visit us again in April. (Check our website for the exact date and time of the public tour which is available...More

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