A popular gathering place in the Central district, this picturesque square is surrounded by some of the most magnificent buildings in Hong Kong.If you head to Statue Square on Saturday, you will find that it much more crowded than during the weekdays. The area has become a gathering place for Filipino nannies who work for wealthy families in Hong Kong. The young ladies come to Statue Square o notheir day off to socialize with each other. The pretty pedestrian area that has become known as Statue Square has been a fixture in Hong Kong since the end of the 19th century. At that time, Hong Kong chose to honor royalty from the then mother country of England as well as a prominent citizen who had left his mark o nothe British colony.