Hong Kong - Hong Kong Island: The Peak & the Northwest (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Hong Kong Island: The Peak & the Northwest chapter from Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong guidebook.

Begin by exploring Sheung Wan’s old neighbourhoods in the morning when the temples and the dried seafood shops get into full swing. Sample some local fare before heading to Hollywood Rd to browse the antique shops and art galleries.

  • take the white-knuckle ascent to Victoria Peak on the Peak Tram for night views from the summit
  • maps
  • stroll the streets of Sheung Wan to uncover the fascinating history of 19th-century Hong Kong
  • transport
  • bar-hop your way over the inviting slopes of Lan Kwai Fong or ‘LKF’, as it’s known to local party animals, the centre of Hong Kong Island’s bar scene
  • restaurants & bars

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

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