[Central, The Peak..] [Sheng Wan, Wan Chai..]






Causeway Bay (E)

 

e Gloucester Rd.
Hennessy Rd.
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Johnston Rd.
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Queen's Rd. East


5 MTR - Causeway Bay



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Hennessey Road

Enormous number of restaurants can be found in this area and also the popular shopping area for the locals.

MTR-Island Line-Causeway Bay


Hennessy Road

Time Square

From MTR follow the exit into Times Square where there is a multitude of hotels, shops (including a branch of the famous Lane Crawford), plazas, restaurants and other places of interest. This is one of the busier areas of Hong Kong, so be prepared for large crowds on the pavements.

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Typhoon Shelter

This is situated by the waterfront in front of World Trade Center, where junks, sampans and yachts will moor during the typhoon season.

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Victoria Park (F)

This is the biggest park in Hong Kong, offers numbers of sporting facilities, open space for relaxation, children's playground..etc. One could also join the early morning Tai-chi class with the locals in order to witness a different life-style.

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Other Places

Race Course - Happy Valley 

This is a world-class horse-racing-course, with the world's largest 35x8 meters Diamond Vision Screen. Races operated twice a week from September to June.

Transport: Happy Valley Tram

Aberdeen

Countless numbers of boats, sampans and junks in the harbor are the big attraction in this area. Getting into one of the sampans for a trip to a famous floating restaurant or touring around the harbor is a must in order to experience the unusual rowing method of propulsion favored by the 'boat people'.


By the water front


Town center


Ocean Park

Close by to Aberdeen is the Oceanaria theme park which is worth to stay for a full day visit, also experiencing the connected cable car and escalator.

Take Bus No.629 from Admiralty (MTR - Island Line - Exit C)

Stanley

This is popular market town for locals and tourists located on the southern side of Hong Kong, full of market stalls, small shops, restaurants etc. Of special interest is the large building known as Murray House, which used to be the headquarters of the Public Works Department located in Central; it was taken down and rebuilt in its present location.

Take Bus No.6, 6X 6A or 260 from Exchange Square in Central or go to Chai Wan (MTR- Island Line - Exit C), take green minibus No.16M.

Beaches

Several beautiful beaches are located on the Southern side of the Island, such as Repulse Bay, Deep Water Bay and Shek O.



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