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Wan Chai

Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #60 of 433 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Nightlife
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The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Having lived in Hong Kong just a review of Wan Chai from nightlife and computer shopping perspective. For the rest see other reviews. This is the place for late night, night life. It will stop maybe in the morning. After you go LAN Kwai Fung first, you end up here for fun after 1am. My favorites are Neptunes 3, Insomnia... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our hotel was located in Wan Chai and it was an excellent area as a base. Within walking distance of the Star Ferry terminal, the Wan Chai MTR, and the tram lines. It is also a great area to explore, day or night. During the day (early morning) we walked to a local market amazed by the vast array of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Cannont recommend this area highly enough. Have stayed here twice and visited so many times. Well located close to the CBD with tram, train, bus and ferry options all plentiful. Many, many food drink and shopping options. Some a little touristy but others exceptionally good value with local authentic stuff. This area can be crowded but it is generally very... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wan Chai is a great place to visit. The transportation options to get there are many and there are great classy restaurants, a great produce market.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Awesome place, I can't wait to go back again. I was there however so briefly, but had a blast. Just a tip, if you take the bus from the airport, just study where you need to take the bus back, HK has a maelstrom of bus routes and I got lost and missed my flight. I opted eventually fro the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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104 attraction reviews
459 helpful votes 459 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Each time we visit Hong Kong, we are sure to come to Wan Chai. One of our favorite stalls is located within the air-conditioned and very clean Wan Chai market, which sells peidan (century eggs) which are super creamy and delicious. The stalls in the market also sell very fresh fish, meat, vegetables and fruits. In fact, you can even... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stayed at JJ hotel in Wan Chai and very near the Wan Chai market. It's such an interesting place to be in. Seeing the wet markets stalls opened from early morning till late 8pm which is rare in Singapore where the wet markets typically ends around noon latest. There are a lot of stalls along the streets selling dried goods,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Central location for tourists. We stayed there, very easily accessible, nearby to Star ferry pier, Wan chai shopping and restaurant places, HK convention centre and Causeway bay. Good place to stay if you are visiting HK. Lots of places nearby can be explored by foot or short ride.

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Hong Kong, China
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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wan Chai has some great restaurants and energy at night. One street is known as hooker hill so I would stay clear of there if you have a family. It is also not a bad neighborhood to walk through if you love walking to explore the city. It is right in between Causeway Bay and Central.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Must see area of Hong Kong Island. Food markets are a must, especially chilli fish balls. Great place for restaurants too, especially Sushi.

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