Heritage tourism? Hong Kong’s Central Market revitalisation is a sanitised, soul-less shell. Photo: Sam Tsang
Heritage tourism? Hong Kong’s Central Market revitalisation is a sanitised, soul-less shell. Photo: Sam Tsang
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Hong Kong historical heritage tourism? Sanitised and soulless, the city’s ‘revitalised’ buildings are empty shells and missed opportunities

  • Hong Kong has a relatively short history, and architecturally is even younger because of massive urban renewal and redevelopment
  • Its revitalised heritage buildings are unappealing, sanitised and lifeless, and hard to imagine as tourist attractions

Heritage tourism? Hong Kong’s Central Market revitalisation is a sanitised, soul-less shell. Photo: Sam Tsang
Heritage tourism? Hong Kong’s Central Market revitalisation is a sanitised, soul-less shell. Photo: Sam Tsang
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