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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong

Highlights
  • See a different side of Hong Kong from a local’s perspective
  • Visit hidden places in Kowloon off the tourist trail
  • See the Birds Market, the Flower Market, and more
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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong
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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong
From US$16.34
Overview
Get a local’s perspective of Hong Kong on this Kowloon walking tour of the less affluent areas of the city. You’ll visit places that most tourists don't got to, and hear candid insights about what real life is like for a local. Learn about city's housing crisis and visit multiple markets, including Mong Kok, Prince Edward, and Sham Shui Po, in one day.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide, you'll head to Mong Kok and Prince Edward. Visit The Goldfish Market, The Flower Market, and The Birds Market, learning about the background of these places, and the challenges they face.
The next part of the tour gives insight into the housing crisis of Hong Kong. You’ll see Boundary Street Sport Centre, Portland Street, and Tenement House—learning about the struggles and challenges encountered by locals.
Stop off at Lui Seng Chun for Chinese herbal tea before heading to Tung Chau Street to learn about the reality of the poverty line in Hong Kong. After this, you’ll visit Pei Ho Street, where you’ll find out about subdivided housing, cage housing, and how many homeless people live.
The tour ends at Sham Shui Po market—you can either stay here, or your guide will point out the nearest MTR station.
Reviews (53)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Kim

Excellent tour with humour and interesting facts that went on to balance and declare the dark side of Hong Kong, which was overwhelming Definitely worth a trip

Thank Kimberlina63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well worth your time

An enlightening examination of the working class neighborhoods and life of HK, with a focus on the affordable housing crisis that is a major growing issue in many major cities, though HK is particularly stark. Armie did a great job leading a fairly large tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nils L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don't Miss this view of HK!

I've traveled a lot and done many tours...this was one of the best. The tour provided a view and experience of HK that was a valuable supplement to the general touristy activities. Did this tour with Terry - thank you! Loved the pace and how...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mitzigal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Top tour in HK - must do it!

Fenomenal tour with a flavor of purpose. The visit to the Kowloon region was full of history, political and economic views of Hong Kong

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hongkongexperience
Reviewed 30 November 2018
Good overview of HK life

We decided on the Kowloon tour and started with 23 people in our group. Our guide Terry was born in Kowloon but attended university in Canada so his English is very good. This tour does not visit typical tourist sights, but he does give you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lightningboy
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Three hours .. really enjoyed the Kowloon tour more
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