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Wan Chai

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Address: Hong Kong, China
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You can find plenty of Fresh and Dried Fish and Meat out here. We even got to see snake skin kept out for drying. Despite all the activity, the streets are maintained... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You'll smell the fish market from far away. Visit before dark, as this area is also Hong Kong's red light district and especially guys wandering alone will attract a lot of attention. MTR station Wan Chai, exit A3.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can find plenty of Fresh and Dried Fish and Meat out here. We even got to see snake skin kept out for drying. Despite all the activity, the streets are maintained clean. There are plenty of food options at Wan Chai. Joyous Restaurant (Google Map Coordinates - 22.276302,114.1038206) is a recommended joint. We were fortunate to get an English... More 

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Shrewsbury, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I am in HK I stay in Wan Chai as I find it close to the MTR, the Star Ferry, and many places to eat. Lots of choices for food along Gloucester and Lockhart Roads. You can also follow the elevated walk ways to both the MTR and Star Ferry terminals so getting around HK is very easy. Kowloon... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many shops but not tempted to go in. Not suitable to bring young children as the pavement are narrow and people don't really look out for kids, they simply walk past and the kids may get hit by their bags. Stalls owner also unfriendly, seems they are not interested in doing business with u. The street and road... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a slow walk up and down the road of the area and discover great food, local market, sample outlets and fine dining.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The party never seems to stop in Wan Chai. Plenty of markets and good fun to be had. Was there during the 7s so not sure it is as crazy at other times

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What is not available in Wan Chai? Not sure! Grab a can from 7-11 and watch the fun. It is a full on place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

High rise buildings, sky high rents, many many shopping malls and expensive car dealers. More Tiffany's, Prada, etc then you've ever seen in such a small area. Contrasting with street stalls on side streets that are selling every animal part you can imagine, fish and vegetables. Meat/chicken not refrigerated. Basically dirty, stinky from cooking some foods. Some of everything to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We stayed at the Grand Hyatt on our last trip to Hong Kong and from there it was just like a 10-minute walk to Hennessy Road where endless cafes and restaurants available for good local food. We did not go to the bars area and just enjoyed all the local eateries and shops in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

So this is perhaps the night capital of Hong Kong alongwith lan kwai fong....however both the places have more importance to what ur looking for.....wan chai has good pubs n bars where u can drink during the happy hours and abundance of Philipina girls to give u company...nuthing more than that. If ur single this place may entertain you however... 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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