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Sheung Wan

west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #73 of 437 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Neighborhoods
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Perth, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I did a lot of research before I left on my trip to figure out the best area to stay in while in Hong Kong. I made the right choice. A low key areas compared to the rest of Hong Kong. Everything you need is here. Metro station, banks, convenience stores, local restaurants. Antique shops abound in sheung wan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Sheung Wan is a really nice place to escape from huge shopping malls and enjoy with nice narrow long streets which you can capture true HK life style.You can go Sheung Wan Market, cooked food center which is sth you see in every district in HK with the same format with separate floors for separate functions every ,founded for local... More

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London, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
64 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
51 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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143 attraction reviews
331 helpful votes 331 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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96 helpful votes 96 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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