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Temples, Bao Burgers & Trendy Boutiques: The Local's Guide of Sheung Wan - Hong Kong

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  • The incense smoke inside the Man Mo Temple.
  • Coils of incense in the Pak Sing Ancestral Hall.
  • Outside of the Pak Sing Ancestral Hall.
  • Green tea cake, a scone and two cups of tea served cold.
  • Inside Teakha in Sheung Wan.
  • Stands of antiques (and new antiques) on Cat Street.
  • Blue and white porcelain at Upper Lascar Row.
  • A worshipper prays in the Man Mo Temple.
  • Doors inside of the Man Mo Temple.
  • 8 floors and 100 eateries, shops and creative businesses at PMQ.
  • A peek inside Goods of Desire (G.O.D) in PMQ.
  • The Szechuan Fried Chicken Bao from Little Bao.
  • The scene outside of Little Bao.

1 hour and 30 minutes
0.4 mi
Guided by Chloe
Chloe Chow

Overview

Sheung Wan is Hong Kong's hippest neighborhood. Small boutiques, eclectic cafes, ancestral temples, winding alleys - Sheung Wan is a blend of cultures and time periods. One of the first neighborhoods that the British colonials settled, Sheung Wan maintains a quaint footprint with a constantly transforming identity. Come wander the back streets, antique shops, trendy eateries, cultural institutions and contemporary fashion houses of Sheung Wan.


About Your Guide

Sometimes I just want to give it all up and become a billionaire. In the meantime, I'm trying to perfect the art of making a latte. Recovering shopaholic. Lover of three-day weekends, high-heels, reading fiction crime novels and being predictably unpredictable.


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Guide Points

  1. Pak Sing Ancestral Hall

    Find the bright red walls of the Pak Sing Ancestral Home and look for the stairs on the left. Head on inside.

  2. Teakha 茶家

    Though it may not look like much from a distance, Tai Ping Shan Street is a haven of contemporary art, pop-up retailers and shops peddling …

  3. Upper Lascar Row - Cat Street Market

    So many streets in Hong Kong go by several names, and this is no exception. Upper Lascar Row is better known to Hong Kongers and antique en…

  4. Man Mo Temple

    We're about to head into a temple. Please be respectful; wear full-length pants, cover your arms and refrain from taking pictures of worshi…

  5. PMQ

    Welcome to the former Police Married Quarters. From 1951 until 2000, this two-building complex was a dormitory for junior police officers a…

  6. Little Bao

    If there is a line or people sitting on the benches outside, give your name to the host and see what the wait-time looks like.


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