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Address: west of Central, Hong Kong, China
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Sights and smells of old Hong Kong

A short walking distance to the west of Central, Sheung Wan retains the flavors and sights of older days’ Hong Kong. It is also gentrifying fast. In a radius of about 300m... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 7, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to feel like a busy hong kong person The amount of people in this tiny area where the people got to work. This is the place where they must work in to be in the top. But besides work.This place for tourist is a must where you will see the oldest land vehicle in Hong Kong.... More 

Thank Chi1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stayed at Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho at #83 Jervois St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong for 4D/3N. The location is good since it's only a minute away to Sheung Wan MTR station so it saves us a lot of Red Taxi Fare; the most expensive Taxi there, Next is Green Taxi, and Blue Taxi - the cheapest but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This is nice to visit. Everything is walking distance. The people are helpful. We will visit here again.

Thank Reins P
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a must do in HK. Travel at a leisurely pace and see the old HK buildings stubbornly holding their ground against looming high rise.

Thank B J
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

A short walking distance to the west of Central, Sheung Wan retains the flavors and sights of older days’ Hong Kong. It is also gentrifying fast. In a radius of about 300m centered on the Holiday Inn Soho Express Hotel, you’ll find small hole-in-the-wall” restaurants popular at lunch time with office workers keen to eat for around HKD30, stylish bars... More 

1 Thank RayAnh72
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

After visiting the area and Western Market Hall, we took the traditional narrow double decker tram and from upstairs it was interesting to see the traditional Chinese shops drying products in the street

Thank Sandy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Sheung Wan was recommended by my HK friend and she was right from what I like. It has a lot to see from Old, Current and New HK. As you walk around, you will see different feature of SW such as antique shops, modern galleries, dried food shops, Chinese herb shops, local markers, high end interior shops, local restaurants and... More 

1 Thank Chris K
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This can be termed Hong Kong's old town, and spreading out of the 'Tram Way Main Road' numerous interesting side street, all very local and good that it is not touristic. A walk in it is like walking back to the 1960's, especially the small side streets that change little while much of Hong Kong is over built. Tram Car... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Cheung Chau Ping Kee is located at the same street (Wing Luk Street) with Jenny's Bakery. Their mango mochi is the best I ate so far at a reasonable price of HKD12.00. It's actually a whole slice of mango inside the mochi. Don't forget to get a bottle of their undiluted mango juice.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Sheung Wan is a district with a lot of history. It houses many traditional businesses that have been around for generations and for anyone interested in history and seeing something of 'old Hong Kong', they should take a walk around the streets of Sheung Wan. For those interested in street life and street photography it is well worth a visit.... More 

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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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