Happy Valley, Hong Kong

Happy Valley in 1873
Happy Valley in 1920
Happy Valley in 1971
Happy Valley in 2008
Housing estates
Lycée Français International Victor Segalen Blue Pool Road Campus
Trams in Happy Valley
Broadwood Road
Wong Nai Chung Road outside Amigo Restaurant

Upper-income residential area in Hong Kong, located on Hong Kong Island.

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Hong Kong Island

Island in the southern part of Hong Kong.

The panoramic night view of "Island side" as seen from "Kowloon side" - TST
A view of Middle Island in the foreground and Repulse Bay in the background from the Ocean Park cable car ride (in the Southern District)
Kornhill and Shau Kei Wan, located in the northern part of Eastern District
Admiralty MTR station, the interchange station between the Tsuen Wan line, Island line, East Rail Line, and South Island line
Kowloon portal of the Western Harbour Crossing, one of the tunnels that link Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.

Happy Valley

Jardine's Lookout

Mountain and a residential area on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong.

Jardine's Lookout is the hill in the centre. Wong Nai Chung Reservoir is in the foreground.

It is located on the south of Happy Valley, east of Causeway Bay, and west of Mid-Levels East, at an altitude of approximately 433 m. Nearby hills include Mount Nicholson, Violet Hill and Mount Butler.

Morrison Hill

View from East Point in the late 1860s. Photograph by John Thomson. The original caption read: "The eminence to the left is Morrison's Hill, crowned with a row of substantially built foreign residences, and commanding an extensive and imposing view of the city and ports."
Oi Kwan Road west, near the entrance of Morrison Hill Swimming Pool.
Queen Elizabeth Stadium entrance on Oi Kwan Road.
Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islam Centre.
TSK Victoria Government Secondary School.

Morrison Hill ( or ) is an area and the location of a former hill between Wan Chai and Happy Valley, on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong.

Happy Valley Racecourse

One of the two racecourses for horse racing and is a tourist attraction in Hong Kong.

View of the racecourse
Happy Valley Racecourse, 1840s
The 1918 fire at the racecourse

It is located in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island, surrounded by Wong Nai Chung Road and Morrison Hill Road.

Wan Chai District

One of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.

Wan Chai in 1960s
Hennessy Road
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and high-rise buildings in Wan Chai District
Flag Rising Ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square

The broader administrative "Wan Chai District" includes the areas of Wan Chai, Wan Chai North, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley, Jardine's Lookout, Stubbs Road, Wong Nai Chung Gap and Tai Hang.

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (center glass building and adjacent white building)

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, or HKSH, is a private hospital established in 1922 in Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

Victoria, Hong Kong

The de facto capital of Hong Kong during its time as a British dependent territory.

A 1915 map showing Victoria in the north shore of Hong Kong Island (below); Kowloon peninsula (above) was not part of the colony until 1860
Victoria Town, 1850
Victoria City, 1860–65
Praya Central, 1870s
Boundary stone at Old Peak Road

Although the city expanded over much of what is now Kennedy Town, Shek Tong Tsui, Lung Fu Shan, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Wan Chai, Happy Valley, the Mid-Levels, East Point and parts of Causeway Bay, the name Victoria has been eclipsed by Central in popular usage.

Stubbs Road

Central waterfront in the 1920s.

Stubbs Road is a road located in Mid-Levels East, Central, Hong Kong, which connects Happy Valley to The Peak area on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, through an area near the Wong Nai Chung Gap.

Hong Kong Cemetery

One of the early Christian cemeteries in Hong Kong dating to its colonial era beginning in 1845.

Hong Kong Cemetery in Happy Valley
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Grave of Driver Joseph Hughes GC, who won the George Cross due to his warning of bombs to his fellows in Hong Kong Cemetery.
Graves of Sir Robert Ho Tung and his first wife Margaret Mak Sau Ying in Hong Kong Cemetery.
An example of Chinese grave in Hong Kong Cemetery.
Grave of Hung Chuen Fook, one of the figures of Xinhai Revolution. He is a descendant of Hóng Xiùquán, the major figure of Taiping Rebellion.
A traditional Japanese grave in Hong Kong Cemetery5.
Graves of the members of Royal Scots, one of garrison battalions at Hong Kong before the Japanese invasion on Hong Kong, in Hong Kong Cemetery.
Grave of Samuel Cornell Plant and wife Alice. Plant commanded the first regular steam service on Upper Yangtze.

It is located beside the racecourse at Happy Valley, along with the Jewish Cemetery, Hindu Cemetery, Parsee Cemetery, St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery and the Muslim Cemetery.

Hong Kong Tramways

Narrow-gauge tram system in Hong Kong.

Trams crossing Bowrington Canal (now covered by Canal Road East and Canal Road West) in the 1920s
A tram in Central in 1942 during the Japanese occupation. The text in the background reads "First anniversary of reborn Hong Kong".
New tram driving panels were introduced in 2007
Tramcar No. 128
Network diagram
A broken-down tram may result in serious traffic congestion.
Admiralty station (platform pictured) is one of several MTR stations accessible from the tramway.
Whitty Street Depot
Kennedy Town Terminus
Shek Tong Tsui Terminus
Western Market Terminus
Happy Valley Terminus
Causeway Bay Terminus
North Point Terminus
Shau Kei Wan Terminus

Owned and operated by RATP Dev Transdev Asia, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Kennedy Town and Shau Kei Wan, with a branch circulating through Happy Valley.