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1967 Communist Cultural Revolution Tour

Tours & Sightseeing

Take a look back at Hong Kong during the tumultuous Leftist riots of 1967, when communist ideology clashed with colonial rule as superpowers wrestled for control in the region. Learn some of the many local stories that took place in that tragic summer, as well as the lasting impact of those events.

Meet your local guide at the North Point MTR station and walk towards the historical sites that were flashpoints in the 1967 riots. Learn about the tragedies of the conflict as you visit the sites of the protest at Chekiang Primary School and the bombings at Qinghua Street, where two young children were killed and a Chinese department store that was the site of massive police arrests.

Walk to a rooftop, where you can listen to your guide share more intense stories of the rioting and the arrests that would follow. Next, make your way to another significant site, the bookstore where leftist students and labor unions would gather and discuss their plans.

Conclude your memorable tour by learning the fascinating history of the social reforms that took place during the 1967 riot, and leave with a new appreciation of Hong Kong's past.

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