Kennedy Road, Hong Kong

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Kennedy Road, Hong Kong
No. 28 Kennedy Road
St. Francis' Canossian College along Kennedy Road
Kennedy Road station of the Peak Tram

Kennedy Road (Chinese: 堅尼地道; Cantonese Yale: gin1 nei4 dei6 dou6) is a road in the Mid-levels on the Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It is named after Arthur Kennedy, the seventh governor of Hong Kong.

History[edit]

At the time of construction, it was the second major east-west route from the sea, in the local area. Thus being nicknamed second road.

Location[edit]

Starting from Garden Road in the west, it goes past St. Joseph's College, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong Park and Hopewell Centre and ends at the junction with Queen's Road East near Morrison Hill in Wan Chai.

Features[edit]

The Kennedy Road station of the Peak Tram is located on Kennedy Road.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Results of the Assessment of 1,444 Historic Buildings". Hong Kong: Antiquities Advisory Board. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 22°16′35″N 114°09′30″E / 22.27633°N 114.15842°E / 22.27633; 114.15842