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Address: Hollywood Road, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Scenic but tiring

Ladder street crossed the Hollywood road and is exactly what is says- a street with steps. Ta very scenic but walking up is a bit tougher. I don't think you'll ever walk the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tintin L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ladder street crossed the Hollywood road and is exactly what is says- a street with steps. Ta very scenic but walking up is a bit tougher. I don't think you'll ever walk the entire street (just a part of it). It's a nice place for taking a break and some pictures before continuing on with your day.

Thank Tintin L
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Important info,when asking for direction from locals just asked for Man Mo Temple as is next to it. Exit from MTR turn right will saw Hiller Street up the slope and flights of staircase. Visited on 12/03/2017,we came from Central Pier and took Sheung Wan MTR but think we took the wrong exit so we walked up and down Mid... More 

Thank Angelina A
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The Ladder Street area just off Hollywood Road offers tons of tiny stores to discover and try out. On the plateaus between the stairs, market dealers offer genuine Chinese talismans - more genuine and a lot cheaper than elsewhere (30% of the first price the seller mentions is where you need yourself to negotiate to); each time we are here... More 

Thank Fabian K
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The ladder street and surrounding area are real lively. Although Ladder Street itself is touristic the surrounding street are really nice. Good place to find some fun, and if you look thoroughly also very nice, souvenirs.

Thank Gruyters-j
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Just a few stalls scattered along the streets, selling mainly "antique" dust-collectors. Skip this even if you have time.

Thank James L
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had a really good walk around this area and whilst ladder street is steps and more steps it is a good glimpse into the heart of HK and there are loads of interesting streets to explore around mid-levels plus temples and a few other attractions. You will find cafes and other little spots if you walk these streets that... More 

Thank sheepygold
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Ladder Street, and the surrounding hilly streets, give a small glimpse into what the Mid-Levels area was like before the escalators. Climbing up from the bottom is tiring. My suggestion is to take the escalators up to the top (or a bus) and then walk down. Much of Ladder Street is lined with shops and stalls. However, the most interesting... More 

2 Thank joshuajkurz
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

If you want to experience the "real Hong Kong", you have to try and go around the Sheung Wan, Soho and mid-levels district and you'll end up with interesting finds and experiences in these places. Ladder Street cuts through Queen's and Hollywood Roads. This place is full of interesting sights and some shops that sells antiques, or I'd say a... More 

1 Thank ArtSax
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

Unless you have a lot of time to visit Hong Kong, I would give this a pass. It is only steps up a hill. The steps connect cross streets. Unlike the mid level escalator, which carries you up to Caine Rd, here you must walk up. The steps literally start across from the Holiday Inn Soho in Sheung Wan. Across... More 

2 Thank bob2bkk
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Walked further and before reaching the maid roads, Ladder Road gives you a quick preview of the rich culture of Hong Kong. Collectible artifacts can be bought here.

1 Thank Catsi C

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