Hong Kong - Hong Kong Island: Aberdeen & the South (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Hong Kong Island: Aberdeen & the South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong guidebook.

The southern district is not only a showcase of history – Pok Fu Lam has the island’s last surviving village alongside vestiges of a Victorian dairy – but Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau are also the homes of Hong Kong’s boat-dwelling fishermen.

  • watch the goings-on onboard moored boats along Aberdeen Promenade then hop on a sampan to cross the typhoon shelter the way it was done decades ago
  • maps
  • gorge on seafood without busting a hole in your pocket in Aberdeen or Ap Lei Chau Market Cooked Food Centre
  • transport
  • revisit a time in Hong Kong history when French missionaries crossed paths with dairy cowboys and a fire dragon in Pok Fu Lam
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore: Aberdeen & the South, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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