Government Hill is a hill in Central, Hong Kong Island,
Kong, bounded by upper section of Upper Albert Road on the south, Queen's Road
Central north, Garden
Road east, and Glenealy west of
Hong Kong Island.
The hill has been the administrative centre of Hong Kong since the
early days of British colonial rule, and has remained so after the
. The Government House, residence of chief executive and colonial
governor, and the Central
Government Offices (Government Headquarters), occupies large portion
of the hill.
Cathedral of the Hong
Kong Sheng Kung Hui, the Anglican
Church in Hong Kong, is also on the Government Hill.
to it is the Court of Final Appeal, inside the Former French
Mission Building, with Battery Path
leading to Queen's Road Central.
Beside the already crowded central business district
hill is free from skyscrapers
preserved many century-old trees. Higher up the hill in the south is
Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical
, the Hong Kong Government has finally obtained the approval of the Legislative Council to move its headquarters from the Central Government Offices on the hill to a new headquarters complex on the former Tamar site. The future use of Government Hill is not yet decided. It thus arouses much concern from Hong Kong society.