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Ferry

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Ferry

Ferry to Wan Chai or to Central? I want to stroll early in the morning, which is better? Just for an hour or two, because I have a flight at 11:30 am. I am looking for attractions or must visit places

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1. Re: Ferry

There's nowhere much to stroll near the Wanchai Ferry Pier, so on that basis I would say Central. I assume you are referring to the Star Ferry from TST? For a flight at 11:30am you need to bel leaving Central at 10am latest. There's not much open at that time, so you're limited largely to just the views.

Edited: 11:00 am, June 10, 2018
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2. Re: Ferry

Arguably the better waterfront stroll is on Kowloon side. As soon as you're past the construction site next to the Intercontinental you have a waterfront promenade stretching via Hung Hom and Laguna Verde all the way into To Kwa Wan.

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3. Re: Ferry

If you're on Kowloon side, you won't need to ferry across as the best stroll in the TST prom. Riding on the ferry in the morning is fun though.

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4. Re: Ferry

Just for an hour or two, ...must visit places

Places.... ==> Place

Sorry, you hardly have enough time. Go and walk around the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade. Enjoy the iconic view of Victoria Harbour, skyline from Wan Chai to Sheung Wan with Victoria Peak as a backdrop. Take the Star Ferry to Central. Can linger a little bit longer around Central Promenade. Then walk to Hong Kong MTR Station to take Airport Express train directly to the airport.

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Thank you for all your ideas. Now I think I will take the first ferry ride from TST to Central, take a stroll, eat some famous street food then take a lot of pictures then back to TST to do the same thing. Btw, I will be arriving in HK at 11:30pm this 12th and I saw some posts about a bar at the top of a tower, I'm not sure if I do need a ticket or what is the age requirement?

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6. Re: Ferry

Not much street food around Central. You can try the stalls at Pier 5 or 6 next to Star Ferry.

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7. Re: Ferry

Street food... end of Stanley Street has some dai pai dongs. I don't know what time they open, and it's quite a long way from the ferry pier. And indeed some stalls in the ferry piers, mostly targeting the ferry passengers of course.

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