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Address: Central and Western District, Hong Kong, China
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Skyscrapers

You can see lots of gorgeous skyscrapers in Central, such as IFC, but also can find some traditional local stalls. Moreover, different country cuisine is provided.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Shopping is not an interest of mine and the skyscrapers looks better from the Kowloon side. The things that interested me where the surviving buildings between the glass towers where you could by authentic local food at reasonable price, get that foot massage your feet have been talking about for days, the store that sells herbal remedies etc - that... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

You can see lots of gorgeous skyscrapers in Central, such as IFC, but also can find some traditional local stalls. Moreover, different country cuisine is provided.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Central, as name indicates, its the main center place of Hong Kong. Here you would see all big offices, skyscrappers, hyper expensive shopping malls and food. Must visit place during your trip to HK. As a tourist, i would recommend a tram ride to go through the city.

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

That area offers so much activities. It is very upscale, and very busy. The International Financial Center tower is there, and the MTR from the airport arrives there as well. There are so many elegant or fun shops; hotel soft several categories; restaurants of all kind. It is a great place to visit or for going out.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This area has the largest F21 and Uniqlo outlet that we passed. There are all sorts of luxury and semi-luxury brands along the streets with big departmental stores to visit too. Don't be fooled by the small mall entrances and venture inside to be amazed by the number of shops that are on higher levels. Hong Kong is a country... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Big area with lots of restaurants and huge shopping center. I had an awesome afternoon walking around, eating by the harbor and checking out the different skyscrapers. The Eye is there, but the turning wheel is so small compared to the skyscrapers that it's not worth it.

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richmond, bc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

central is by far the most visited and recognized district in HongKong. it's named Central for a reason, with all the most recognized landmarks: bank of China, IFC, Star Ferry, HK bank building, just to name a few. It is also the biggest MTR station in HK If you visit Hongkong, you need to be familiarize yourself with MTR since... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Yes it can get rather chaotic, but that's one thing that makes Hong Kong what it is. Great to get around on foot and take in the sights, shops and food courts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A mix of old and new with a thrilling blend of modernism and cultural heritage. Worth experiencing on foot, in cool weather, it's an experience not to miss. Lots of places and angles to get good shots of, tonnes of cafes and shops to chill, boutiques with antique and cool stuff. Also the mid-level travelators is something not to b... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

You can't visit Hong Kong without experiencing Central on foot. There are always plenty of taxis in Hong Kong but it's more interesting to see by foot. Although, between the months of June- September prepare to get wet. There are lots of cool buildings, things to see, places to eat and drink, and plenty of shopping from cheap things to... More 

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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