Attractions

Top Choice Architecture in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Blue House Cluster

A rare heritage protection success story, the 1920s Blue House is one of Hong Kong's last surviving wooden tenement buildings. The graceful, four-storey structure, featuring cast-iron balconies reminiscent of New Or…
Top Choice Market in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Chun Yeung Street Market

Hop on a tram bound for North Point, and past Fortress Hill you’ll turn into a narrow street teeming with market stalls and old tenement buildings. This is the famous Chun Yeung Street Market, and at 5pm it’s so bus…
Top Choice Museum in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence

Housed in a coastal fort (c 1887) that guarded the eastern sea entrance into Hong Kong harbour (via the narrow Lei Yue Mun Channel), this excellent museum whisks visitors through six centuries of coastal warfare, fr…
Top Choice Cultural Centre in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Asia Society Hong Kong Centre

Hong Kong's Asia Society moved to these fabulous new digs in 2012, enclosing an art gallery, theatre, restaurant and gift shop all open to the public. The hillside complex is a lovely place to wander, incorporating …
Top Choice Park in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Park

A hillside oasis squeezed between Central and Admiralty, Hong Kong Park was built in 1991 over part of the former Victoria Barracks. Terraced landscaping connects tree-lined pathways with various family-friendly att…
Top Choice Temple in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Tin Hau Temple

Hong Kong Island’s most famous Tin Hau (Goddess of the Sea) temple has lent its name to an entire neighbourhood, a metro station and a street. It has been a place of worship for 370 years and, despite renovations, i…
Top Choice Taoist Temple in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Pak Tai Temple

A short stroll up Stone Nullah Lane takes you to a majestic Taoist temple built in 1863 to honour a god of the sea, Pak Tai. The temple, the largest on Hong Kong Island, is adorned with ceramic roof ridge ornaments …
Historic Building in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

King Yin Lei

This stunning 17,000-sq-ft mansion (c 1937) owes its unique appearance to the Chinese Renaissance style associated with the 1920s when the Chinese government called for a revival of traditional culture, and architec…
Park in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Tamar Park

This harbour-front park on the site of the New Central Government Offices (新政府總部) is an inviting sprawl of verdant lawns where you can sunbathe while watching the ships go by. It’s part of a 4km promenade along the …
Historic Site in Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island

Noonday Gun

The sun may have long since set on the British Empire, but this Hotchkiss 3-pound naval gun still fires forlornly into history each day at noon, a colonial tradition dating to the mid-1800s. The gun stands in a smal…