Hong Kong - Hong Kong Island: Wan Chai & the Northeast (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Hong Kong Island: Wan Chai & the Northeast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong guidebook.

Versatile Wan Chai is a showcase of the arts and folk traditions, and a god of cookery.You’ll also find here some better examples of Hong Kong’s preservation efforts.

  • comb the streets around Queen’s Rd East and Johnston Rd for heritage architecture like the Viva Blue House cluster, where you’ll also find temples, hipster bars, wet markets and open-air bazaars
  • maps
  • feel your adrenaline soar at the urban Happy Valley Racecourse on a Wednesday night, beer in hand
  • transport
  • experience culture, history and gastronomy at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware and its resident restaurant, Lock Cha Tea Shop
  • restaurants & bars

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

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