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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

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Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong...more
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Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
Western (Sai Wan)
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+852 2548 7102
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All reviews kennedy town octopus card the upper deck double decker trams seat upstairs causeway bay happy valley exact change per ride mode of transport wan chai fun ride tram ride public transport enjoy the view the hustle and bustle fare
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I find them handy to jump on and off when I am too lazy to walk. Go in the back door and pay 2.6 HKD in coins into the machine at the front door when exiting or tap your octopus card.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I travelled the whole tram line from Kennedy Town to Chai Wan. The tram gives you a great chance to see the city, and it's so cheap! Make sure to sit on the upper deck. I would recommend getting on the tram on one of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kamila-wiewior
Reviewed 4 days ago

After 13 trips to Hong Kong (all for vacation staying 9-11 days each time) one of my very favourite things to do is ride the trams. We work our way up the stairs and move to the very front and travel the entire length of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robert T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These things cost about 2 Hkd and are 2 level so you get to watch everything from a little better perspective. Just sit relax and enjoy the view. It's that easy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RosenV19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always fun and a big experience. An excellent way to explore Hongkong Island. Don't stretch your hands out during the way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christineberg2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tram on Hong Kong island is the cheapest and most fun way to get around the North side of the island. It is probably one of the best-for-the-money tourist experiences in the world! Have some coins to pay the fare (HK$2.60 for adults/$1.30 for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank VR2HF
Reviewed 1 week ago

At peak times, don't even think about getting on the MTR to go just from WanChai to Central or further to Sai Ying Pun, take the Tram! In the Summertime you get even a light breeze to cool you down.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

want a simple way to see the city, jump on a tram. these wooden trolleys are inexpensive and offer an effective way to move through the city while viewing the street life. Enter from the back and exit from the front. I suggest a seat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brentwallace
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Tramway in HK is a very special and excellent experience, However, you have to prepare for the crowd of people if you take the tram during peak hours, i.e. 7-9am and 5-6:30pm. Also, as most of the trams have not equipped with air-conditioning, if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alfred_LC_Lee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The longest tramway route cover the whole urban area of the Hong Kong Island, so it is convenient to go every major region of the HK Island side. For only $2.6, you can travel from the west end to the east end (or vice versa)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SK1R1D
22 January 2019|
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Response from Pieterandmax | Reviewed this property |
Buy and Octopus car and put money on it, it’s great to tag on and tag off on most transposition and trains, and you can use it at many convenience stores for purchases
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carolr769
22 May 2018|
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Response from Gary19661966 |
Just look for the tracks on the road and follow - think at causeway it went a road up from the bayside main road but generally it ran parallel to the bay front or one road in. Make sure get on /queue at back as they are too... More
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carolr769
22 May 2018|
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Response from BOXtheFOX | Reviewed this property |
There are tram stops located every couple of hundred yards along the route from Kennedy Town to Causeway Bay. They are like bus shelters. For example the one outside Admiralty is located in the middle of the roadway on a... More
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