Situated on a verdant hill at Pok Fu Lam Road, University Hall is a charming edifice that blends Tudor, Gothic and Renaissance Revival architectural styles.
It was built in around 1861 by a Scottish businessman, Douglas Lapraik, as his headquarters and residence and named after him as “Douglas Castle”. The French Society of Foreign Missions bought the building in 1894 and renamed it ‘Nazareth’. Later, The University of Hong Kong acquired the building in 1954. Now known as University Hall, the building has served as a hall of residence for male students since 1956.
The Exterior of University Hall was declared a monument in 1995.
To plan your journey to University Hall, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "The Exterior Of University Hall, The University Of Hong Kong" as the destination to search for routes of different transportation mode. Alternatively, you may click the “Journey” button in the Google Map below.
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