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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)
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Owner description: Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong Kong. Today, Hong Kong Tramways owns and operates a fleet of 163 tramcars, including 2 antique tramcars, carrying a daily average of 230,000 passengers. It is the world's largest fleet of double-deck tramcars still in service.
California, USA
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“jump on, jump off!”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

the best way to see Hong Kong Island. Cheap, convenient. we are avid, avid walkers, but this was much more pleasant than walking down a crowded and dirty Hennessy.

Visited October 2012
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“A glimpse of Hong kong life”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

These moving elevated walkways offer myriad glimpses into the life of everyday people. they only go in one direction at a time: down from 6:00 am to 10:00am and up from 10:00 to midnight. Take them up, getting off and on whenever you see something that catches your fancy.

Visited October 2012
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“Charming!”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Ding Ding Tram is called this because the bell they have that makes the sound “ding ding”.
It is a traditional transport, very charming and very cheap, still used nowadays by locals. It is not only for tourists. Choose your destination or go without one. As this is not for tourist it will go from one point to other and if you want to come to the starting point you need to take another tram. Drivers usually don’t speak English.
As it is an old way of transport, seats are not comfortable, it’ s wood benches, it doesn’t have air con and might be a little too hot, depending on that day weather.
The ride cost is only HK2.30 and is better to have coins or the Octopus card, a prepaid card that can be used on the MTR also as well as on the bus, and even some shops.
You get on the tram through the back door and get out through the front door, and you pay just before you get out.
I love to take the tram and my kids also like, they like to go to the top deck (trams have two decks) and if you seat in front you can take some nice photos and enjoy the ride.

Visited October 2012
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“Enjoy the ride!”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

I love the trams. It is a nice, easy, cheap way to get around in Hong Kong and with a view!
I started to use the trams because some years ago we choose a hotel away from the MTR that had a tram stop in front and we decided to try to use it as it was much cheaper than getting a taxi.
It is incredibly cheap at HK2.30; make sure you have coins or an Octopus card that you can use also on the MTR and buses as well as for shopping in 7/11 and some other places. There are a lot of trams, just check your destination or go without destination.
It gets quite busy during peak hours as the locals get out of work and go home.

Visited October 2012
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“Old meets new”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

These old rickety trams runs through the busy areas on the Hong Kong island side. They joins all the main areas. If you want to experience what it was like to travel around HK 50 years ago then get on an a tram. There is a flat charge of 2.3HKD regardless of how far you tarvel.....that around 20p. Its probably the chaepest entertainment on the island. The old trams run right through the ultra modern business districts and old really does meet new. Definately worth an hour of your time.

Visited October 2012
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