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Great spot on HK Island

Amazing little spot. Lots to see and do on HK Island. Tons of tourists though as per normal on HK Island between Causeway Bay and Sheung Wan. If you like people watching though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved it round here - the trams, bustle of everyone going about their business, sounds, smells, lights - absolutely fantastic!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I love this place...you can get lost for hours whether looking for a place to eat, going to a hip bar, buying stuffs like calligraphy or art supplies, old vintage trinkets, curios and decors, china, or food! If you're into arts, there are galleries that teach Chinese painting for a day! You can either go there via MTR and get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Amazing little spot. Lots to see and do on HK Island. Tons of tourists though as per normal on HK Island between Causeway Bay and Sheung Wan. If you like people watching though hit this up.

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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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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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