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Sheung Wan

west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #67 of 413 attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Neighborhoods
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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
50 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I absolutely love this area and finding new things to see and explore in my free time. Have been living in the area for the last couple of months, Sheung Wan has a nostalgic feel about it - with Des Voeux Road, Connaught Road, Bonham Strand East and Queen's Road Central running parallel to each other all selling dried seafood,... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Every street has its own magical surprise. It's so nostalgic to walk along those narrow streets and looking at all the things on display by the shop owners. Delightful for those who are not looking for modern architecture and high-end merchandise.

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Brisbane, Australia
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134 reviews 134 reviews
50 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I love Sheung Wan, around every corner is a new delight. Food, shopping, just general hustle and bustle. The trams are here, easy access to anywhere in HK. This is part of old HK as I remember it. And its fun!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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338 reviews 338 reviews
114 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Having previously stayed in Kowloon, this was my first time staying in Sheung Wan area on the western side of Hong Kong Island. I have to say, I loved it here and will choose this area again. There are many small neighborhood shops, some very interesting to see that you would not normally see in a central downtown area. Holiday... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Sheung wan is a buzzing place even if i am not sure exactly where it all begins and ends. Youve got all the great intetnational restauarnts in soho and then cat street galleries and then all the antiques and weird chinese medicine and seafood on wing lok st. Cool

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

This is my favorite place in the entire Hong Kong. It's really nice to walk here and look at all the shops. We eat fish ball noodle at one of the shop and it was delicious, but I guess everything you eat here is nice. Take your time to stroll in this area that have so many staircase that give... More

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Seinajoki, Finland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our hotel was located in HK Island and in Sheung Wan. It's quite peaceful hood and very easy to go by ding dong tram from places to other. Most of our shoppings were done in Kowloon but this side of HK isn't bad either. I believe you can see "normal" chinese life in this side of HK.

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is definitely the most hipster and indie place around Hong Kong. Walk up to Gough street and you'll find a different picture of this city + two famous eating places - beef noodles and tomato noodles! Pls note that the queues are super long so do go earlier! Most would recommend Hollywood St, but I would recommend the booths... More

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Love this area you get to see true Hong Kong and watch the locals go about their daily chores. Easy access via Ding Ding tram.

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Hong Kong, China
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417 reviews 417 reviews
153 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

If visiting Hong Kong, it is really best to take a bug, tram or walk through all the different neighborhoods because they are all so unique. Close to central, Sheung Wan is one of the busiest places in the city and there are a lot of great shops to get jewelry or really anything you are looking for to bring... More

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