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Mid-levels Escalator

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800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to the Hang Seng Bank Building on Des Voeux Road Central, then passes through the Central Market and continues to climb past Hollywood Road to the prime Mid-levels residential...more
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Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you wanna see a bit of the city and soho you can take a walk on the escalator. It’s nice to see but take some time if you wanna do all the way!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the Mid-level Escalator from Central up the the highest point in Mid-level. The escalator starts in a busy street in Central area. It was lined up already when we got there. But the crowd disappeared quickly as people stepping into the escalator. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarmenL2112
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are staying up in the mid levels best to catch a shuttle down and then easy to go back up the escalators. There are some bars and restaurants half way up so you don't have to go all the way down to eat....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is totally worth finding the escalators and exploring the areas around them. We found amazing shops, restaurants and little hang outs to spend time at. It quickly became one of our favorite areas of the city and we highly recommend it to anyone looking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 455zaned
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to get around Hong Kong, with out having to walk, easy access to many, interesting shops and eating houses.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kweathorpe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing way to pass through the various neighbourhoods as we made our way up to the Peak. We knew we had to keep going up as far as we could and it was so interesting as we were onour way upwards. The escalator doesn’t go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sprh92
Reviewed 17 January 2019

I had long heard of the famed Mid-levels Escalator, having seen many movie scenes (most notably Wong Kar Wai's 1994 Chungking Express, S Korea's Running Man & Chris Nolan's The Dark Knight) & also a friend's pre-wedding shoot taking place along this "World's Longest Outdoor...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JosephThng
Reviewed 16 January 2019

At the different levels there is plenty of shopping and places to eat. Each is like there on little neighborhood. This is a very long escalator complex. What you have to look out for is what direction it is going at the time you visit....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 759frankp
Reviewed 11 January 2019

How amazing that they have lifted the people up out of the way, makes getting around quicker especially with so many people commenting to and from work. It is a wonder more busy cities have not copies this idea. I am sure it is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 25 December 2018

Reputedly the longest covered outdoor escalator in the world, this is a fun and free way to see a different side of Hong Kong, as you ascend 800m on the belt up several sections (you can jump off along the way as there are lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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Response from Flykuku | Reviewed this property |
Central definetely
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Response from Bruno1207 | Reviewed this property |
From where your staying in Admiralty you can walk from your accommodation down to the main drag where the trams run get on a tram going left towards central and get off at the Hang Seng bank HQ here, look up and you will see... More
22 July 2016|
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Response from hhx2_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there It is as safe as it can get With this crazy world at present everything can go wrong But Hong Kong in general is very safe They have very strict laws and a very low crime rate Please keep in mind the escalators... More