Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park [1947-1997] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park [1947-1997]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
c.1947-06-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 

An article on page 3 of the Hong Kong Sunday Herald, 1950-04-02, "Laichikok Amusement Park to be expanded" notes that the park first opened in the summer of 1947"

"It began, exclusively as a swimming pavilion where the numerous bathing pools became the main attraction. Boating is another popular recreation in the park, which also boasts of a skating rink and attractive kiosks for meals and refreshments."

It said the expansion project would be finished by August:

"The elaborate project involves the erection of two stage and cinema theatres—one in the open air—a floating dance floor and a Fair Playground with "wheel" rides, coasters and merry-go-rounds."

Thanks to moddsey for finding this article.

Demolition date taken from the Wikipedia article about this park.

Photos that show this place


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