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Hollywood Road Walking Tour

Escalate to Man Mo Temple and the vibrant art and antiques district
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.7 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  Explore Hollywood Road and experience a taste of Asian culture, a must-see itinerary for any visitor to Hong Kong. See the ancient Man... more »

Tips:  Bring your walking shoes and some cash.

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Points of Interest

1. Mid-Levels Escalator

Start your tour with a ride up the infamous Central-Mid-Levels Escalator.

At 800 meters long, it is the world's longest covered escalator linking the Central district to the steep, hilly Mid-Levels and Soho districts.

Along the way, you can see local shops, restaurants and peek into people's apartments.

The escalator only runs one way-... More

This historic landmark temple, built in 1847, is a popular destination among local Chinese residents and visitors alike.

Man Mo Temple is dedicated to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo), worshippers light bundles of incense sticks and place them in large urns around the temple for good luck. Large burning incense coils hang... More

Walk across the street and down Ladder Street to Upper Lascar Row. Also known as "Cat Street," this pedestrian way is lined with antique shops and an outdoor market selling Chinese crafts and souvenirs.

This is a great place to buy gifts. Bargaining over the price is common.

Inside, the shops sell Chinese antique furniture, vases and sculptures... More

4. JAVA JAVA Coffee and Tea Lounge

JAVA JAVA serves good coffee and teas as well as pastries, homemade cakes, muffins and gourmet sandwiches in a living room atmosphere.

There is a counter for take-away and small couches and comfortable chairs if you want to rest your feet.
188 Hollywood Rd.
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Monday-Thursday... More

5. The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

The Cat Street Gallery is a favorite contemporary art gallery among Hong Kong's international community. No tour of Sheung Wan and Hollywood Road's art and antique districts would be complete without a stop at one of the area's contemporary galleries.

The art gallery exhibits a rotating roster of emerging and established artists from Asia and... More