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List of Must See Places around Wan Chai – A Vibrant and Entrancing Locality

The area of Wan Chai in Hong Kong never fails to capture the imagination of the sightseer. In this part of the city, you will find plenty of engrossing attractions that will interest the visitor.

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The Wan Chai Heritage Trail

Sightseers may take the opportunity to stroll along the fascinating Wan Chai Heritage Trail which is sure to be an absorbing experience. This walking trail will provide you with the chance to view at first hand many of the important locations and buildings to be found in this part of the city. This trail which features 15 main stops will take you around two hours to complete and consists of architectural as well as cultural segments. The architectural segment includes such features as Wan Chai Market, Blue House and Nam Koo Terrace; in the cultural segment, you will encounter the Old Wan Chai Post Office and some interesting temples.

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Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

This splendid exhibition centre has become a well-known symbol of Hong Kong. Boasting distinctive architecture that has drawn comparisons with the Sydney Opera House, this exhibition venue is prominently noticeable from water as well as land. This exhibition centre which has been constructed on a reclaimed area of land hosts a number of important exhibitions each year, such as the Anime and Comic Convention, the Book Fair and the biggest jewellery fair on the globe. You will also find attractive restaurants and an interesting gallery of photographs of the territory's handover ceremony. These attractions will undoubtedly capture the interest of the visitor.

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Tamar Park

After a busy day of sightseeing or shopping, you will have the opportunity to relax and unwind at the appealing Tamar Park. Created with the 'perpetual green' concept, this pleasant park stretches from Admiralty to as far as North Point and boasts no less than 180,000 sqm of area available for leisure seekers. Tamar Park's inviting green expanses are always an agreeable place to take a leisurely stroll or perhaps enjoy a picnic. As you enjoy your moments of leisure at this tranquil city park you will be able to enjoy splendid views of Victoria Harbour. Other features at this park include a well-designed amphitheatre with a capacity of 240 as well as a cafe and an attractive garden.

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Hong Kong Arts Centre

If you are a lover of the arts your visit to Wan Chai would not be complete without visiting the alluring Hong Kong Arts Centre. This self-financed, non-governmental and non-profit institution has since its inception in 1977 acquired a reputation as a recognized cultural and artistic hub. This centre contains facilities such as galleries, theatres, classrooms and a cafe, which make it a good all-round hub for the creative arts. At this centre, arts and culture enthusiasts will have the opportunity to view visual and sound installations, ceramics and photography that will capture their interest. If you are interested in boutique hotels in Hong Kong that are conveniently located and within easy reach of this arts centre, Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong would be an option to consider.

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Lockhart Road Bars

If you desire to party the place to go in Wan Chai would be Lockhart Road. This part of the city has been well-known for racy nightlife and is now not as gritty as it once was. In fact, the novel and film 'The World of Suzie Wong' was based in this part of the city and you will have the opportunity to experience this distinctive setting here. You will find that the bars at Lockhart Road offer attractive drinks which are also much more moderately priced than at some other places in the city. In fact, you will find a variety of exciting nightlife venues and bars at this part of the metropolis.