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Historic place deemed thus because it is fired every day at noon.
Historic place deemed thus because it is fired every day at noon. To access the Noon Day Gun, enter the underground tunnel between the World Trade Centre and the Excelsior Hotel and follow the signs. Finding this subway is difficult and you might need to ask staff for directions. The tradition of firing a gun into Victoria Harbour everyday at noon dates back to the 1860s. It is believed that this is the gun referred to in Noel Coward's song 'Mad Dogs and Englishmen'.
Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
+852 2508 1234
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