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Wan Chai

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Wan Chai has it all...from restaurants and bars and a busy nightlife to shops and business towers. Very diverse and also very different from day and night. Wan Chai has a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wan Chai has it all...from restaurants and bars and a busy nightlife to shops and business towers. Very diverse and also very different from day and night. Wan Chai has a very good location on HK island as you can easily get to Causeway Bay and Central, either by taxi or MRT a very quick ride. A great neighborhood to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An area to explore markets good variety of restaurants and some of the more interesting clothing stores

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend you visit HK during winters. It would make for a great walk around on foot in these areas as getting a taxi from Kowaloon to Wan Chai and back is a nightmare. That aside, the area is just too good. Really charming with a touch of Old world still intact. I actually went inside a small football ground... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit dry market of salty dried fish and seafood, mushrooms, all kinds of seasonings, shark fins, etc, while walking amid locals.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we want to Wan Chai caught the ferry over to the hong kong the walked to the tram just jumped on seen the markets and got off at next stop then walk back but if you keep an eye out for Wan Chai MTR you will see the market opposite very cheap cloths

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hong Kong has really cool neighborhoods but this one is among the best. There are a lot of small shops and eateries and it is less touristic than other places. I recommend visiting it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has relatives from father's side that resides in China and Hong Kong, therefore travelling to HK is an annual (or bi-annually) event. We have been to Wan Chai on every trips we made to HK and yet we still find things that amazes us each and everytime. Wan Chai gave you the feeling of a high rise busy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wan Chai is great for the night life. Here you will find some good and inexpensive restaurants as well as a 24/7 nightlife which is really awesome

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wan Chai and Central are among the first area developed in Hong Kong, now, a mix of business districts, commercial, street markets and residentials. The ancient Hung Shing temple is maintained on the main street, between two skycrapers which makes it more dramatic where the ancient world meets with modern time. Hung Shing temple was built during the Qing dynasty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The area is full of bustling shopping streets distinctly different to Central . In a way more local and real ? Believe it or not we sought out the area for the Cheers wool shop at the western ( starting end) of Hennesey Road. It was a little bit too bustling and local for me so I headed north to... More 

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centers of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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