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Sheung Wan

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Address: west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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vibrant area

I stayed in an apartment in Sheung Wan and loved every moment of it.The area is filled with interesting sights and smells. The streets are lined with medicinal/herbal shops, dried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stayed in an apartment in Sheung Wan and loved every moment of it.The area is filled with interesting sights and smells. The streets are lined with medicinal/herbal shops, dried food shops and small restaurants. The area is still close to everything as the MTR makes it easy to get to and from the area. I also walked from Sheung... More 

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Indy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

this is such a great part of Hong Kong. So much going on around this area and just an amazing part of the working part of the city. I think that you can actually buy anything in this area. Be sure to just wander the streets and explore as every alley and intersection reveals something new and unusual.

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Hong Kong, China
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32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The MTR Island line terminates here(Sheung Wan station) The Western Market tram line terminates here. Here you can find welknown places like:-Wing On department store,Shun Tak Center( HK-Macau ferry pier). The Sportful Garden Restaurant, the Lee Fa Yuen Korean Garden resyaurant,Ho Choi restaurant are in this district. You can also find many banks here(the Citic Bank,Fubon Bank, Heng sang Bank;HSBC,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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44 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a great area to stroll around and take in the sights and smells -- a nice part of old Hong Kong. The dried food/dried fish stores were amazing, and we had the good fortune to have a local guide who could tell us what the benefits and uses were for most of the products.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

always love hk .and always staying this hotel .its best location .i mean if you go there for fun and short time .. i was there only for the weekend .it's 20 mins walk to the Peak .and 5mins walk to the IFC CBD

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Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

There's nothing special here beyond the fact that the ferry terminal is here. Otherwise there isn't really anything to set this area about any other in HK

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you're not staying or doing anything here, and just passing through, Sheung Wan may seem to be just another neighbourhood on Hong Kong island. It might benefit from a bit of urban planning/decor, but that is not unique to this area, nor to Asia. This is home to the nearest MTR station to where I have been staying of... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is exactly what I imagined Hong Kong to be like. Busy streets, trams (ding ding), dried fish shops, medicine/herb shops and general chaos of a busy, working-class neighborhood. There are lots of places to eat authentic (and inexpensive) Chinese food. My advice is to just wander the streets and take in the atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A great place to walk through and soak up the atmosphere. I stayed in the area 1974 and it still has the same feel to it. Dried fish shops, medicine shops, the tram running through the area. Some of the back streets look like hey havent changed in years. Worth a visit to get away from the touristy areas

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Sheung Wan is a great place to walk through and grab a bite to eat in one of the many eateries situated throughout this vibrant area of Central, Hong Kong. Filled with shops selling all sorts of local fair, you can get a feel for the local life as you wander down the main street, don't forget to have a... More 

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