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Sheung Wan

west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #70 of 436 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Neighborhoods
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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128 reviews 128 reviews
51 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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54 helpful votes 54 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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72 helpful votes 72 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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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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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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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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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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