The Cenotaph
Archaeology » Archaeological Monuments » The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph - Hong Kong (SAR)
The Cenotaph is located in Statue Square, Central.
The Cenotaph monument was established on 1923.
Primary threats to The Cenotaph :

During British rule and after 1945, Liberation Day celebration took place here on the last Monday in August to commemorate the Liberation of Hong Kong from Japanese occupation in 1945.




Historical facts of The Cenotaph :

The Cenotaph, constructed in 1923 in the Statue Square, Central, Hong Kong Island, commemorates the dead in the First and Second World War. During British rule and after 1945, Liberation Day celebration took place here on the last Monday in August to commemorate the Liberation of Hong Kong from Japanese occupation in 1945. Formal celebration no longer takes place as this date is no longer a general holiday in Hong Kong. Informal celebration by local and British servicemen continues each August at this site.