Memories We Share: Hong Kong in the 1960s and 1970s
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The first visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Hong Kong

Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Hong Kong with her husband Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) on the afternoon of 4 May 1975. Over the following two days, the royal couple visited Hong Kong City Hall, Morse Park, Oi Man Estate, the train station at Hung Hom, the University of Hong Kong, the Kwai Chung container port and the industrial area in Tsuen Wan among other places. They also enjoyed the city’s first firework display since the 1967 riots. The Queen and Prince Philip departed Hong Kong on the morning of 7 May.