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Best things to do in Central And Western District

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Lan Kwai Fong and Soho are often buzzing with fashionable locals and trendy tourists seeking a cool place to hang out at trendy bars, restaurants, clubs and drinking dens. Both nightlife districts are located in Central Hong Kong and are easily accessible via MRT, bus, and trams. Lan Kwai Fong is crowded every night and gets especially packed on festival days and New Year’s Eve.”
119 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Times Square is considered the first of its kind, the first "vertical mall" in Hong Kong. Due to the high land price in Hong Kong, and the higher yield on retail property, Times Square departs from the common western model of the flat shopping mall. The space allocated to retail is configured over 9 stories. The mall and lifts to the office tower are accessible by long escalators linking the ground floor podium and the first level of the mall.”
78 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“You can hike to the peak from Kennedy Town or HKU. Google routes to follow.”
77 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The most breathtaking views of Hong Kong can be found up at the Peak's observation plaza (costs money), or for free along the old and beautiful Ludgard Road walking path, featuring beautiful mansions and a view over the skyscrapers. The peak can be accessed via the Peak Tram (often has long lines), taxi, bus, or by walking up the paved trail from Sai Ying Pun.”
64 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Very close walk (10 mins) and a quick find for nature in the city. Otherwise head to Hatton Rd for access to the many trails of HK Island.”
24 locals recommend
Park
“Yo u can see animals and birds in this park as well as exotic plants. All free. Perfect for a chilling day. ”
36 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Peak Tram is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. Running from Garden Road Admiralty to Victoria Peak via the Mid-Levels, it provides the most direct route and offers good views over the harbour and skyscrapers of Hong Kong. ”
41 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“The area now consists of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, art galleries and antique stores of Staunton Street and Elgin Street. SoHo also is home to the first full-time comedy club in Asia, The TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong.[1] Hong Kong taxi drivers usually regard "SoHo" to mean either Staunton Street or Elgin Street.”
53 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“For super delicious Thai cuisine at one of Sheung Wan's hippest restaurants!”
74 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Take the tram right outside the entrance on the ground floor till the last stop. The races are on only on Wednesday and Sunday. ”
42 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre - within 10 mins walk through a Covered footbridge from your door, which protect you from rain and sun shine!”
17 locals recommend
Premise
“One of Hong Kong’s oldest temples and a declared monument, atmospheric Man Mo Temple is dedicated to the gods of literature (‘Man’), holding a writing brush, and of war (‘Mo’), wielding a sword. Built in 1847 during the Qing dynasty by wealthy Chinese merchants, it was, besides a place of worship, a court of arbitration for local disputes when trust was thin between the Chinese and the colonialists.”
44 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Must go to their roof top bar , open at 6:00 pm so you can see their sun set view. Not too recommend their restaurant . But still very nice view and food.”
53 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
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“The legendary Taiwanese dim sum restaurant opened their first Hong Kong branch in Causeway Bay before moving onto an additional three other locations dotted around town, although this is still our favourite. The expertly crafted xialongbao (a sort of twisted dim sum with a range of fillings) are by-now legendary and an absolute must try, especially the fancy black truffle and pork. Other highlights include tofu with crab roe and the classic salabao steamed buns with a range of fillings. One of the best things about Din Tai Fung is the food is typically less oily than other dim sum joints around town. Opening Hours: 11:30 - 22:00 Address: G/F, Delay No Mall, 68 Yee Wo St, Causeway Bay Tel: +852 3160 8998 ”
46 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Yardbird is a modern izakaya that specializes in chicken yakitori. A ‘no reservations,’ family-style restaurant that combines the highest level of service with the best quality food and drinks in a fun and relaxed environment. Highlights: Chicken meatball, Corn Tempura, Liver Moose, The KFC (Korean fried cauliflower), Rice Cakes, Chicken and Egg Rice, Peanut butter ice cream. As well as their extensive list of cocktails and Japanese Whiskeys. P.S. Walk-in only. If you want to eat inside without a wait, pop in early before the crowds settle in. ”
59 locals recommend
Park
“pack a little picnic and enjoy a sunny afternoon chilling out (do your rain check before heading out)”
36 locals recommend