Once known mostly for dried seafood and Chinese medicine, this rapidly gentrifying district now has a major shopping and dining scene, with popular restaurants like 208 Duecento Otto, Heirloom and the Press Room. One of the oldest structures in Sheung Wan is its Western Market, a grand Edwardian building that once housed a produce and poultry market. Today the Market is a popular shopping destination for textiles and bric-a-brac. Other attractions in Sheung Wan include historic Man Mo Temple and the many art galleries and antique stores dotting Upper Lascar Row, Ladder Street and Hollywood Road.
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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.
Nearby Airports
  • Hong Kong International Airport-HKG
Airport Taxis
  • $30 [US] (Kowloon Bay)' $16 [US] (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Things to Do and See Near Sheung Wan