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Address: west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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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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Moscow, Russia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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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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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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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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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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