Sandwiched between Central and Wan Chai, Admiralty is home to Hong Kong Park, a patch of green in a concrete jungle of office towers. Located in Admiralty are Hong Kong's judiciary and some of the most luxurious hotels on Hong Kong Island, like the Island Shangri-La, the J.W. Marriott, the Conrad and effortlessly chic Upper House boutique hotel. Other attractions in the neighborhood include the Pacific Place Mall, a temple of luxury retail; the Hong Kong outpost of the Asia Society; the British Council; and the Star Street dining enclave featuring Cepage, Chez Patrick, the Principal and Classified.
Getting Around Hong Kong
The best way to get around Hong Kong is using their world-class public transportation system. Light rail, subway, taxis, buses, ferries, trams and the Peak Tram are clean and efficient. Buy a Tourist Octopus Card for about $6 US at 7-Eleven in Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok, Central, Sheung Wan, Wanchai, Causeway Bay, Lantau Island and MTR stations.
- Hong Kong International Airport-HKG
- $30 [US] (Kowloon Bay)' $16 [US] (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Things to Do and See Near Admiralty
- Victoria Peak
- Nan Lian Garden
- Lin Heung Tea House
- Temple Street Night Market
- Roof of the IFC Mall
- Hong Kong Museum of History
- Hong Kong Disneyland
- Hong Kong Museum of Art
- Hong Kong Space Museum
- Ten Thousand Buddha's Monastery