Queens Pier - Hong Kong (SAR)
Queens Pier is located in Edinburgh Place, Central..
Queens Pier monument was established on 1954..
Primary threats to Queens Pier :
The pier, built along the newly reclaimed waterfront, was designed in a modern utilitarian style, and was opened by Maurine Grantham, wife of Governor Alexander Grantham in June 1954.
Historical facts of Queens Pier :
Queen's Pier was a public ceremonial pier in front of City Hall in Edinburgh Place, Central, and Hong Kong. Its two generations have served as a ceremonial pier as well as a public pier, and have witnessed the official arrival in Hong Kong of all of Hong Kong's governors since 1925.It was a ceremonial landing area for the British Royal Family visiting Hong Kong, and for successive governors to assert their authority on arrival. The first governor to land there was Cecil Clement, in November 1925. The preceding governor, Reginald Stubbs, boarded the Victoria from the pier at the end of his term on 31 October 1925.