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Lee Garden Amusement Park

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Lee Garden Amusement Park

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Lee Garden Amusement Park

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Lee Garden Amusement Park

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

LUNA PARK

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

Opened on 22 December 1949

Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park Monorail

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

This one is Lai Chi Kok, a KMB bus is in the background

Similar style monorail vehicle, same stripes etc. Easy to get mixed up with Kai Tak's one.

also at   https://gwulo.com/atom/12521

Green Ville Amusement Park.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

China Mail 22 January 1949 refers.

Happy Retreat / Happy Valley Playground (愉園遊樂場) [c.1898-c.1921]

Date Place completed: 
c.1898-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1921-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Found this photo link about the Happy Valley Playground (愉園遊樂場).  Not quite fitting the modern day amusement park per se, but still it was an entertainment establishment of the time.

The time frame was obtained from the photo description.

Former location of Tsing Lung Water World (青龍水上樂園) [????-c.2001]

Date Place demolished: 
c.2001-01-22 (Year is approximate)

Former Kai Tak Amusement Park [1965-1982]

Date Place completed: 
1965-01-31
Date Place demolished: 
c.1982-04-01 (Month is approximate)

They may had the first roller-coaster system installed in Hong Kong there.  Not those fancy lateral-spiral ones like the one in the Ocean Park.  Just the old school simple one.

Information obtained from Wiki.

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