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Ladder Street

Hollywood Road, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Historic stone step street in Central & Sheung Wan

Ladder Street is a historic stone step street in Sheung Wan that was built between 1841-50. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Nice to wander

It took us some time to find this place. Its mostly stairs so people with walking problems should... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
jo s
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Houthalen, Belgium
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Hollywood Road, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Sheung Wan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ladder Street is a historic stone step street in Sheung Wan that was built between 1841-50. It is one of the few remnants of the colonial period that can be experienced by visitors interested in the history of Hong Kong. This registered monument links Queen's...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

It took us some time to find this place. Its mostly stairs so people with walking problems should not do it.

Thank jo s
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

I had a good walk around this street and this street is a good place to know more about Hong Kong. It is an interesting streets and it is worth to take a look here. This street is located at mid-levels near central.

2  Thank anitawin88
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I found this more interesting than the Ladies market or temple street. I was smaller than either but had a wider variety of items. However, it is another bargaining area which I dislike immensely so I ended up not getting anything

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is a set of stairs which goes up (and of course down) from Man Mo Temple. It is pretty non-descript but is/was the main way to get around the area before the mid-level escalators went in. If you are standing facing the entrance of...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Soho is a quite hilly neighborhood and by bit it is very steep. Just this 'street' is more of a long staircase in different sections and if you choose to go down then it is possible for most people, while uphill requires a well-trained heartbreak....More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Make sure you have your fitness on if you're going to tackle this. I had no idea what I was in for. I guess the heat and lack of shade didn't help. This was honestly one of the worst experiences of my LIFE.

1  Thank LearneT
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 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...More

1  Thank Tintin L
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Reviewed March 14, 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...More

1  Thank Angelina A
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Reviewed December 6, 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...More

3  Thank Fabian K
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Sheung Wan
Unlike most of Hong Kong’s other popular districts,
Sheung Wan welcomes wanderers with an easy-going,
relaxed atmosphere. Art galleries are plentiful and
boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in
the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the
vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores –
it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area.
History enthusiasts will be rewarded with sites of
...More
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