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800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to the Hang Seng Bank Building on Des Voeux Road Central, then passes through the Central Market and continues to climb past Hollywood Road to the prime Mid-levels residential...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I like most tried it as I had heard of it, enjoyable "yes" it was different and like others I can say that I went up and then I went down. Been there done that.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ron H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had to check out the Mid-levels Escalator, reputed to be the longest in the world. It was an experience. Parts of the stretch were under construction, and the functioning parts were, frankly, filthy. I noticed that the new stretches were much cleaner. Overall, I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shera P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mid-levels escalators are convenient and interesting as a public service. But, all said, they're just small escalators. HOWEVER, at the top are two brown-brick buildings of an earlier period. Here is where the real interest of the escalators is to be found - the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank artybeee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 30 minutes navigating the 18 escalators that brought us from Central (ground level all) the way to Conduit Road (this level is currently being renovated) . On the way, we were eye level and passed by our favorite wonton noodle shop (Mak's),...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Aveeno1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating way to experience Central Hong Kong. It begins at Queen’s Road and travels uphill for about 800 meters and ends at Conduit Road. This one way escalator travels uphill from 10am - midnight and downhill from 6am - 10am. There are several segments...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for any steep hilly city such as San Francisco. Not really an escalator: more of a moving sidewalk, like an inclined airport moving sidewalk. Still fun. Hopped off near Soho, PMQ and Man Mo Temple.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nycmom22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably worth doing if you have time, this links up to Hollywood Rd, these are busy and worth hopping on/off to see the interesting side streets surrounding this area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A free ride up the hillside, spread over about 12 sections. Great way to see some of the 'real' Hong Kong, with residential blocks (and their washing) only metres away. When we got to the top we meandered our way along paths & roads to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Malesakeel
Reviewed 10 November 2018

but the people can be annoying. great views of all the shops, restaurants, stores and its a really interesting experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I love that they think of their population first and then tourist by keeping the time in the morning going down! It is very convenient for the rest of us visiting to take up later in the morning or doing some exercise to see the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
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area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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AlexP2956
10 December 2016|
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Response from Flykuku | Reviewed this property |
Definetely in central... on the west of central , getting off the ferry, walk right....the start at about connaught level and go all the way up..
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L7181MWrichardh
17 October 2016|
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Response from Bruno1207 | Reviewed this property |
From where your staying in Admiralty you can walk from your accommodation down to the main drag where the trams run get on a tram going left towards central and get off at the Hang Seng bank HQ here, look up and you will see... More
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Response from hhx2_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there It is as safe as it can get With this crazy world at present everything can go wrong But Hong Kong in general is very safe They have very strict laws and a very low crime rate Please keep in mind the escalators... More
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