Thursday, August 13, 2009 | By: Rudi Butt

The Emperor's Visit

1276, Southern Sung Dynasty emperor Zhao Shi (趙是) and his brother Zhao Bing (趙昺) temporarily lived in Hong Kong while evading the Mongolian army that had conquered most of China. Zhao Shi died of sickness in Hong Kong after almost being drown. A part of a rock on which the brothers were said to have rested is installed at the Sung Wong Toi Garden (宋王台花園) in Ma Tau Wai.

The rock sits at is original location before being moved to the park.


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