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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

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Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong...more
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Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
Western (Sai Wan)
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All reviews kennedy town octopus card the upper deck double decker trams seat upstairs causeway bay happy valley exact change per ride mode of transport wan chai fun ride tram ride public transport enjoy the view the hustle and bustle fare
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Riding the tram is great as it takes you through the streets of HK. At $2.6 HKD it is a great way to move around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JWBKC
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was really fun! The trams were quite busy when we were on them, so we got "up close" with the locals. It was fun, and different than anything I had ever done before. Loved hearing the "ding ding".

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank UtahRabbit
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice way to see the city, from one end to the other. In the older area. Not the most comfortable, upper level has better view. Can be busy. Cheap with the transit card

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lgpanther
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wanted to get from our hotel to the Star Ferry Terminal by public transportation; were told to walk about a block and get the Ding Ding and ride 6 stops. We love to try local public transportation, so that's what we did. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeanine M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A more traditional form of Hong Kong public transport which provides a break from travelling the MTR & bus system in Hong Kong

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank manish a
Reviewed 3 days ago

When in HK, you must try the trams; they are a blast from the past, but are still very efficient and cost effective way to get around the main HK city areas. We were located near Kennedy Town and found the trams a really fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fast, convenient, nostalgic. Great for seeing the local sights & experiencing local life. Clean, efficient, good services. Use your Octopus card

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank normak2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

It’s a great way to see some of Hong Kong. We used it a lot. We had purchased an Octopus card (like Oyster card) that we could load up and then use on these teams, star ferry, MTR and local buses. Pay on exit of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michellemancktelow
Reviewed 3 days ago

$2.7 per adult. You can pay by coins or octopus. It takes you from Kennedy Town to the other side of HK island (Chai Wan). You can watch the busy street views and busy people. Safe and unique. What else can you ask for?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HKJmama
Reviewed 4 days ago

I found this a good way to sightsee and not very expensive and Im sure you can get to many more places than I went to, I enjoyed the experiance as I had never been on a tram before, try it you will enjoy it,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ron H
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carolr769
22 May 2018|
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Response from Gary19661966 |
Just look for the tracks on the road and follow - think at causeway it went a road up from the bayside main road but generally it ran parallel to the bay front or one road in. Make sure get on /queue at back as they are too... More
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carolr769
22 May 2018|
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Response from BOXtheFOX | Reviewed this property |
There are tram stops located every couple of hundred yards along the route from Kennedy Town to Causeway Bay. They are like bus shelters. For example the one outside Admiralty is located in the middle of the roadway on a... More
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Adam C
27 April 2018|
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Response from Charles L | Reviewed this property |
For a tourist perhaps more important is to pick a non peak period to board. Do one in the day n one at night. Take tge upper deck n get to sit right in front. The ding ding is slow but great for taking photos. Also pay a fix... More
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