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Address: west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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Elegant, eclectic and hip, Sheung Wan is currently where Hong Kong's hipsters hang out. It is definitely a place to see and be seen with its roaring cafe culture, trendy art... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is such a great HK Island neighbourhood with wonderful contrasts: hip bars and restaurants, streets with shops selling traditional Chinese medicine, streets with shops selling dried fish and seafood and swallows' nests. I like to go up or down Hollywood Road with its many art galleries, visit Man Ho temple on the same road, stroll through Upper Lascar Row... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is such a great little neighbourhood to just get lost in. Lots of funky coffee shops, art galleries and stores. Wonder along Lascar street, otherwise known as Cat Street where you can find all sorts of curios and antiques.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Elegant, eclectic and hip, Sheung Wan is currently where Hong Kong's hipsters hang out. It is definitely a place to see and be seen with its roaring cafe culture, trendy art galleries and designer pop-up stores juxtaposed against Chinese medical halls, antique shops and the long-standing Man Mo temple that has been around since 1847. More photos and detailed review... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Sheung Wan is a great area to observe local life. One of its claims to fame is its shops selling traditional Chinese medicine. The Queen Street Rest Garden has over 100 plants used in Chinese medicine on display with explanation of their uses. The plant display is at the Bonham Street West entrance, near the Ibis hotel. The park can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Highlight of my first Solo travel is my visit at the west of central Hong Kong. Start the walking tour at the Western Market. Medicinal Stores and specialty shops are found at the Stretch of Wing Lok road. More of the quiant stores, art galleries, curious cafe and hip resturants are located at Upper Lascar Row, Gough Street, and Hollywood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very interesting place to find a lot of art galleries. AP Contemporary, Puerta Roja, Contemporary by Angela Li and so on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Sheung Wan is home to streets after streets of antiques, curiosities, vintage fashion, independent fashion labels and cafes. For antiques and collectibles that will definitely spruce up your home decor, check out Hollywood Road and Lascar Row. If you're into vintage fashion and independent fashion labels, be sure to check out Aberdeen Street. I spent an entire afternoon just hopping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is Hong Kong in my mind. Hectic, huge buildings, traffic, lots of people. Plenty of shops for those who enjoy that kind of things, but just walking around is wonderful.

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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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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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Address: Address: west of Central, Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Sheung Wan
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Monday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Tuesday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Wednesday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Thursday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Friday 6:05 am - 12:56 am
Saturday 6:05 am - 12:56 am

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Sheung Wan
Unlike most of Hong Kong’s other popular districts, Sheung Wan welcomes wanderers with an easy-going, relaxed atmosphere. Art galleries are plentiful and boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores – it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area. History enthusiasts will be rewarded with sites of beautiful architecture, reflecting Sheung Wan’s past as one of the earliest settlements by British forces. As night falls, the entertainment scene reveals itself to be just as laid back with its private kitchens, speakeasies and underground bars dotted throughout the area. When in Sheung Wan, everyday feels like the weekend.
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