Visitors take pictures at the recently reopened Haw Par Mansion in Tai Hang. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong’s Haw Par Mansion reopens but there is disenchantment for locals who remember its famous Tiger Balm Garden

  • The mansion, built by the Burmese Chinese tycoon Aw Boon Haw in 1936, now houses a centre for teaching and performing music
  • Its adjacent fantastical gardens, once dear to Hongkongers, were demolished to make way for luxury housing in 2004
Topic |   Living heritage of Hong Kong

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Visitors take pictures at the recently reopened Haw Par Mansion in Tai Hang. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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