Tai Sui Temple
A quirky temple featuring statuettes of deities governing the different Chinese zodiac animals (there are 12 altogether). For under...
Palace of Moon and Water Kwun Yum Temple
Not to be confused with Kwun Yum Temple nearby, this dimly lit temple honours Kwun Yum of a Thousand Arms. Kwun Yum aka Guanyin is the...
Tai Ping Shan Street
Shortly after the founding of the colony, the local residents in Central were relocated to this area. Traces of early Chinese...
A cool cafe during the day, Java Java holds an open-mic night every Thursday starting from 6pm, and does live music every Friday and...
Upper Modern Bistro
Bland menu descriptions belie the complexity of flavours and clever Asian touches of the cooking here. Likewise, the ‘bistro’ label...
Possession St · interesting places nearby
Possession Street information
Just before Hollywood Rd meets Queen’s Rd West is Possession St, where Commodore Gordon Bremmer and a contingent of British marines planted the Union Jack flag on 26 January 1841 and claimed Hong Kong Island for the Crown (though no plaque marks this birthplace of colonial Hong Kong).