Fodor's Expert Review Noonday Gun

Causeway Bay Memorial/Monument/Tomb

A block east of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club stands the Noonday Gun, which Noël Coward made famous in his song Mad Dogs and Englishmen. It's still fired by a Jardine Matheson employee at noon every day. It is said that the tradition began when a Jardine employee fired a gun in salute of the company's head arriving at the port, angering an officer of the Royal Navy.


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Victoria Park Rd.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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