The building in the middle of the picture is the HSBC Building, one of the landmarks of Hong Kong.
The HSBC, Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, was first opened in Hong Kong in 1865 and has become one of the biggest financial institutions in the world.
The lions statues on the ground floor (pictured on the left and right) are the symbols of HSBC in Hong Kong, and these lions are printed on the HKD$100 bank notes issued by HSBC.
Hong Kong Travel Info:
- Height: 179m, Completed in 1985
- The building cost about HKD$5.2 Billion, one of the most expensive buildings in the world at that time
- The architect is Sir Norman Foster, who designed the Hong Kong International Airport as well
- Address: 1 Queen's Road Central
- Transport: MTR Central Exit K
- Website: HSBC