Hong Kong - Hong Kong Island: Central (PDF Chapter)
This is the Hong Kong Island: Central chapter from Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong guidebook.
The minted heart of Asia’s financial hub comes replete with corporate citadels, colonial relics and massive monuments to consumerism. You’ll find the stock exchange, the Four Seasons, Prada and award-winning restaurants. Dynamic during the day, it retires soon after sundown.
- cruise on the iconic mid-century green-and-white Star Ferry that crosses Victoria Harbour all day and into the night
- get personal with the skyscrapers you saw in The Dark Knight by checking out buildings like the Bank of China Tower
- enjoy top-notch Cantonese food at Lung King Heen, the world’s first Chinese restaurant to snag three Michelin stars
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore: Central, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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