Hidden Gems in Hong Kong: Mid-Levels

By Bigaltravelcompanion | Sep 5, 2019
Asia > China > Hong Kong > Mid-Levels

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Introduction

Mid-levels has many stuff that may interest you. Lan Kwai Fong is not the only place for entertainment. Local businesses and local government in Hong Kong extends its influence over some parts of Mid-levels.

Things to do in Mid-levels

Cane juice place (Kung Lei Jang Liu Jok Jei Shui)

Cane juice place (Kung Lei Jang Liu Jok Jei Shui) at 60 Hollywood Road was not known to few tourists even locals. In recent decades, Mid-levels has been developed by local government and it has pubs around few spots on Hollywood Road. One spot is inside Former Police Headquarter and the opposite side of Hollywood Road Entrance. The second spot is around Hollywood Mural. The third spot is opposite to Hong Kong News Expo on Bridges Street.

Cochrane Street

There are few eatery which are interesting. Between Stanley Street and Cochrane Street, a herbal shop called Good Spring Company Limited. They beautify Cochrane Street as well. Prior to your arrival on Gage Street, you will see an eatery called Ser Wong Fun which sells snake soup. You could try one if you dare! Before your conquer to Hollywood Road, you will see a locally renowned eatery called Lan Fong Yuen (a traditional tea restaurant). It is usually packed so good luck on that!

Lan Fong Yuen

Lan Fong Yuen

Elgin Street

Elgin Street is situated in Mid-levels and is well known for its street art. The painting on the wall from Caine Road side is a collaboration between renowned British street artist Dan Kitchener (also known as Dank) and Charles Williams (TimeOut Hong Kong).

Courtesy: Dan Kitchener (also known as Dank) and Charles Williams

Former Hong Kong Revive China Society Headquarters

This place is now converted into an entertainment venue which is situated at 13 Staunton Street.

Former Police Headquater (Tai Kwun)

Former Police Headquarter (Tai Kwun) is a large scale historical heritage in Hong Kong. A booking and a pass is needed to get in.

Graham Street next to Hollywood Road

Not much special about this street except this painting on the wall.

Courtesy: Alex Croft

Hollywood Mural

Hollywood Mural

Hollywood Mural

Hong Kong News Expo

A tiny museum newly opened. It is situated at 2 Bridges Street in Mid-levels. A place full of stuff about journalism.

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

Hong Kong News Expo

PMQ

PMQ is the core centre for artists selling their art works, which is situated at 35 Aberdeen Street in Mid-levels. However, the best access to the entrance is from Stauton Street because it has some interesting pictures!

PMQ

PMQ

Xinhai Revolution Park (Pak Tze Lane Park)

The history of Xinhai Revolution plays a significant role in world history. Following the trail may get you some idea of what was going on in that period of time.

Xinhai Revolution Park (Pak Tze Lane Park)

Xinhai Revolution Park (Pak Tze Lane Park)

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Written by Bigaltravelcompanion
Albert Wilson born and has lived in Hong Kong for nearly twenty years. He is inspired by Lara Croft and her father much which lead him to have a profound interest in history, archeology, anthropology, culture, festival, and local food. His knowledge gained through guided tours, reading, watching the video, chatting and befriend with locals! In his book, he is more than willing to share his experience and knowledge in Hong Kong by relevant and practical approaches with you from common to hidden gems. In addition, Albert Wilson experienced some interesting life stories and he wants to share with you in his book as well as travel blogs and so... Read more

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