Wan Chai is a city in Hong Kong with the perfect culmination of culture, history and the modern city feel. Visiting here is a unique experience and here’s where to visit to make your trip memorable.
Golden Bauhinia Square
The renowned Golden Bauhinia Square will be a great place to commence your sightseeing tour of Wan Chai. You will see that the gold-coated bauhinia bloom at this square stands 6 m tall and has been positioned atop a granite pedestal. It probably looks its finest after night has fallen and the bright city lights create an added dimension to photographs. Consider staying at one of the best boutique hotels in Hong Kong the likes of Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong, from where this attraction is 13 minutes away.
Wan Chai Heritage Trail
To truly obtain an authentic insight into the nature and sights of Wan Chai, there will be no better way than to actually stroll through the area and experience it at first hand. This is because Wan Chai inherits a rich cultural legacy, having been settled by British colonialists and containing numerous colonial-era buildings as well as other places of historical interest.
Tai Yuen Street Market
Avid shoppers are sure to be captivated by the Tai Yuen Street Market which is an appealing alleyway containing toys for children, clothing, inexpensive souvenirs and accessories. It is worth visiting if you happen to be in the vicinity and desire to obtain an authentic local shopping experience.
Tamar Park and Running Track
This park also has the distinction of being the sole green space in the area that offers pleasing views across Victoria Harbour as well as Kowloon which is located on the opposite bank of the waters. What better way to enjoy a leisurely stroll!