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Mid-levels Escalator

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Address: Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to...

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 district. The longest covered outdoor escalator system in the world.

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Mid levels escalator star ferry to central walked 6 miles and window shopping nice day nice walk. Entrance right off St

Star ferry moving escalators move up hill after 10pm. You will need to walk down stairs so do not go higher than you are will to walk down.

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be warned, its a SINGLE escalator...goes up during parts of the day and down others. So if you take it up understand that there is nothing at the top except people laughing at you....then you have to walk back down.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Star ferry moving escalators move up hill after 10pm. You will need to walk down stairs so do not go higher than you are will to walk down.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Only outdoor moving walkway in Hong Kong. It goes past the district of SOHO, a place full of bars and restaurants.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a series of escalators and walkways which are an interesting way to see up close and explore this part of Hong Kong without having to climb up the hills.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The escalator is in a cool area to explore, so when you are there, don't miss trying the escalator. It takes you through the streets with a different perspective, as you see the streets from 3'rd floor. You can jump on and off as you want, as there are exits as you go. Be aware that the direction of the... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The escalator goes down until 10 am, and for the rest of the day it only goes up. My friend explains that people leaving for work live well above the base of the escalator, so working folks get a ride each way.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just unique as definitely nothing like it in he world. Best way to get to the higher levels of Hong Kong and take a slow stroll back down to experience the bar and restaurants areas and some of the street markets

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stark contrasts between super modern luxury, with dirty rubbish and no upkeep ofter only a couple of metres away.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Transportation for HK residents as they hike up and down Central to and from work, the escalators are an ingenious method to transport hundreds of people every day. We enjoyed riding the escalators versus a cab...a different sort of ride indeed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very very long way to go. Take time about 30 mins but you can see life in Hongkong along the way, including luxury brand name shop , luxury residential area, and also small house and church. If you want to see life&street view, I recommend this for you.

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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 quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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