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Hong Kong Observatory was established in 1883 and its 1883 Building stands on the small hill at Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, facing Kowloon Park. Early operations of the Observatory included meteorological and magnetic observations, a time service based on astronomical observations and a tropical cyclone warning service. Since the commencement of regular meteorological observations in 1884, the Observatory has been responsible for monitoring and forecasting weather of Hong Kong.

Built in Victorian-Colonial style, the 1883 Building of Hong Kong Observatory is a rectangular 2-storey plastered brick structure characterised by arched windows and long verandas. The 1883 Building was declared a monument in 1984. Free public guided tours are available for visitors.



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