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List of Attractions Near Wan Chai – Highlights for the Visitor

Visitors will find a host of interesting attractions in the environs of the area known as Wan Chai in Hong Kong. Sightseers will be captivated by these attractions which will enthral the visitor.


Golden Bauhinia Square

This picturesque square is regarded as being one of Hong Kong's iconic symbols and is a popular tourist attraction in the city. Golden Bauhinia Square is also well-known as having been the site of the ceremony in which Hong Kong was officially handed over to China. You will see that the gilded flower at the centre of the square features a height of no less than six metres, and rests on a granite base. Although this monument may be visited at all times of the day as well as night, it can be said that it looks most resplendent when night has fallen and the surrounding illuminations add to its allure.


Wan Chai Heritage Trail

It may be said that in order to obtain a genuine experience and understanding of the district of Wan Chai you must take the opportunity to explore it on foot. Wan Chai offers a sensual and enticing experience for the visitor with its many features of interest. As this area was among the earliest districts to have been established by the British colonialists, it is not surprising that it features plenty of colonial-era architecture as well as historical attractions. You will find that the Wan Chai Heritage Trail is a route that offers a multitude of interesting sights which will take about two hours to complete.


Tai Yuen Street Market

Avid shoppers will be enthralled by the Tai Yuen Street Market which is always an engrossing place to explore. At this marketplace, you will encounter a myriad of interesting stalls offering an attractive range of goods, including souvenirs, clothing, accessories and toys for children. This street marketplace is a good example of the vibrancy of the shopping attractions in Hong Kong and offers a pleasant diversion for the sightseer. You will see that there is a popular market offering fresh food items running parallel to the street market. If you desire to replenish your energies there is no need to worry as you will find a host of restaurants in the environs of the market.


Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The metropolis of Hong Kong is renowned for its remarkable cityscape, and a particularly striking highlight is the splendid Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This eye-catching building captures the imagination of the observer with its distinctive steel and glass modern design elements. This important convention centre has hosted such noteworthy exhibitions and events as the biggest jewellery exposition in the world, the biggest toy fair in Asia and the biggest fair for electronics in the world. You will also find a host of restaurants as well as an interesting gallery of photographs here. A choice of accommodation that you could consider that is situated within easy reach of this site would be the Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong which can be regarded as one of the conveniently located hotels in Wan Chai Hong Kong.


Tamar Park and Running Track

The attractive Tamar Park is a pleasant area of greenery that is an excellent place to relax, spend leisure time and perhaps have a picnic. If you have some time to spare from your business or sightseeing activities, you will find that this agreeable park is a great place to unwind and recharge your batteries. This verdant space will also provide you with excellent views of Kowloon and Victoria Harbour on the opposite side of the waters.