Prince Philip at Hong Kong’s Zoological and Botanical Gardens
Prince Philip at Hong Kong’s Zoological and Botanical Gardens
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Prince Philip in Hong Kong: from laying a foundation stone at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and launching the WWF office, to garden parties at the governor’s house

  • Royal Yacht Britannia delivered the Duke of Edinburgh from Singapore to Hong Kong in March 1959 for his first official visit as the husband of Queen Elizabeth
  • He joked that he enjoyed renewing his ‘limited acquaintance with Chinese food’ and toured Aberdeen Fish Market, as well as meeting Hong Kong football players

Prince Philip at Hong Kong’s Zoological and Botanical Gardens
Prince Philip at Hong Kong’s Zoological and Botanical Gardens
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