Jao Tsung-I Academy, revitalised from the former Lai Chi Kok Hospital, is located at Castle Peak Road in Mei Foo. With a history of over a hundred years, the site was once a customs station, dwellings for Chinese labourers, a quarantine station, a prison, a hospital for infectious diseases and a psychiatric rehabilitation centre. The former Lai Chi Kok Hospital was rated Grade 3 historic building in 2010.
Jao Tsung-I Academy is divided into 3 zones: Low, Middle, and High Zones. The Gallery, Heritage Hall, the pond “Light and Shadow”, bronze statue of Professor Jao Tsung-I, etc. are located in the Low Zone; the exhibition halls, resource centre & café, restaurant, theatre, lecture hall & activity rooms form the Middle Zone; and the Heritage Lodge occupies the High Zone. Visitors can enjoy tranquillity in an environment with a strong cultural atmosphere.
To plan your journey to Jao Tsung-I Academy, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, and insert your starting point to search for routes of different transportation mode. Alternatively, you may click the “Journey” button in the Google Map below.
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