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05 Best Things To Do In Wan Chai – Attractive Iconic Symbols Of Hong Kong

Wan Chai is one place you will spend the most time when touring in Hong Kong. The place is home to timeless attractions. Exploring Hennessey Street, the popular waterfront and walking through classical Cantonese neighbourhoods are some of the best things to do in Wan Chai!

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Go Explore Golden Bauhinia Square

Part of the tourist trail in Hong Kong, the Golden Bauhinia Square is where the handover ceremony between China and Britain, took place; back in July 1997. One of the most iconic attractions in Hong Kong, the focal point of the square is the Golden Bauhinia flower measuring six metre0,s sitting on top of a granite column. Here's a tip; to enjoy easy access to the best attractions in Hong Kong chooses budget accommodation in Wan Chai at a well-located hotel. Many like Dorsett Wan Chai Hong Kong are centrally placed, popular choices amongst tourists visiting Hong Kong.

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Take The Wan Chai Heritage Trail

Walking tours are the best for getting to know a new place from a local perspective. Hence, the Wan Chai Heritage Trail is not to be missed. Especially since Wan Chai was one of the first British settlements and is home to quite a collection of colonial architecture and relics. The walk takes around two hours to complete and covers 15 iconic sites; which include vintage temples, bustling markets, plenty of historical homes well preserved and civil buildings sporting colonial architecture. Check out the Urban Renewal Authorities website for details of the heritage trail. Its one of the best and easiest trails, to take from the proximity of your Wan Chai hotel.

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Shop At The Tai Yuen Market

Tai Yuen Market may not be the best in Hong Kong, renowned for its mind-boggling collection of bazaars. But it's quite a good browse for times you want to stick close to your hotel in Wan Chai. And want to experience the charms of a typical Hong Kong market. There you can shop for toys, accessories and all those cheap souvenirs!

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Browse The Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre

The building of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre is located at is quite impressive. A domed glass-covered structure stretching out on to the water on reclaimed land, the impressive complex is visible from across the Kowloon Bay. There are only two such convention centres in Hong Kong, hence this place is abuzz with interesting exhibits. For example, this convention centre hosts one of the country's largest toy fairs, jewellery fairs and an impressive electronics exhibition.

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Relax, Stay Fit And Enjoy The Surroundings At Tamar Park And Running Track

Tamar Park is a popular spot for picnics. Its located on the harbourfront close to the Central Government Complex. The perfect place to relax and enjoy nature, the park has plenty of shady spots to chill at. Best of all the park is a stunning lookout point, rewarding you with expansive views across Victoria Harbour and the waterfront of Kowloon. Check out the running track located along the waterfront, if you fancy keeping in shape, plus, it leads on to a pretty landscaped garden complete with some impressive structures.

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