Where in Hong Kong is this?
June 10, 2013 1:30 AM   Subscribe

Can you please tell me where in HK was this picture taken?
posted by priorpark17 to Travel & Transportation around Hong Kong (9 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Discovery Bay maybe.
posted by 2X2LcallingCQ at 1:54 AM on June 10, 2013


Maybe from West Kowloon looking west. I think the bridge in the background is Stonecutter's Bridge. And Discovery Bay is too nice to have all those random little ships out in front.
posted by astapasta24 at 2:15 AM on June 10, 2013


I can't answer your question, but there is a very good flickr stream of [old] HK photos, many of which are captioned. You might find your answer there, or one of the contributors might be able to help you.
posted by MuffinMan at 3:08 AM on June 10, 2013


My guess, based on the two curvy breakwater thingies, is somewhere near here.
Note the curvy breakwaters, and if you zoom out, you can see the bridge out to the west.
posted by Diag at 3:25 AM on June 10, 2013


It is the opening shot of the interview with Edward Snowden. |I just wondered where it was, not that the shot and the interview need in the same place. Island Pacific Hotel, Courtyard by Marriot?
posted by priorpark17 at 4:09 AM on June 10, 2013


Lamma Island vicinity, southwest of Hong Kong.
posted by Kruger5 at 6:23 AM on June 10, 2013


That is a view of the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter looking west, as Diag has pointed out. I bet it's from the Ritz Carlton or the W, both of which are in the Kowloon Station/International Commerce Centre complex immediately adjacent to the West Kowloon highway.
posted by mdonley at 7:29 AM on June 10, 2013


Maybe a high room at the Mira?
posted by priorpark17 at 7:58 AM on June 10, 2013


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posted by mlis at 9:53 AM on June 10, 2013


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