Hong Kong - Hong Kong Island: Aberdeen & the South (PDF Chapter)
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
- gorge on seafood without busting a hole in your pocket in Aberdeen or Ap Lei Chau Market Cooked Food Centre
- 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.