Noonday Gun

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Name in Chinese: 午炮
Area: Causeway Bay
Address: [map]
Access: 268 m from Causeway Bay Island Line
0.8 km from Tin Hau Island Line
Admission: Free

The Noonday Gun is a former naval artillery gun located adjacent to the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter that is fired each day at noon.

The gun is owned and operated by Jardine Matheson. With a few interruptions and a few replacements, the gun has been fired everyday continuously since the 1860s.

The site of the Noonday Gun can be accessed via a tunnel under Gloucester Road that starts in the basement of the Excelsior Hotel that is also owned and operated by Jardine Matheson.