Explore the City's Oldest Neighbourhood

From actor to director, the culture and creativity of the city have nurtured Wu's development all these years. Follow in his footsteps and embark on a heritage journey across the many historic sites around Central and Sheung Wan.

The Tram Ride

The Tram Ride

Trams passing is a familiar sight to those who live on Hong Kong Island. This historic mode of transport has witnessed the city's many changes, and was Wu's favourite way to sight-see when he first came to Hong Kong as a tourist.

Cat Street

Cat Street

Cat Street comprises Upper and Lower Lascar Row. The street is not long but the fantastic congregation of antiques, curios and vintage finds will make you want to hang around for a treasure hunt.

How to get there:

Turn right from MTR Central Station Exit D2 onto Theatre Lane, then onto Queen's Road Central and walk towards The Centre. Take the Central–Mid-Levels Escalator to Hollywood Road.

Tai Ping Shan Street

Tai Ping Shan Street

The Tai Ping Shan Street area houses an artistic community with specialty café, small galleries and designer shops.

How to get there:

Turn right from MTR Sheung Wan Station Exit A2 and walk along Wing Lok Street, then turn left onto Morrison Street, cross Queen's Road Central and walk up the Tung Street staircase to reach Hollywood Road, then walk further upwards to reach Tai Ping Shan Street. The whole walk takes about 12 minutes.

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

The temple is a typical example of traditional Chinese vernacular architecture. Worshippers abound and the giant hanging incense coils in particular make for an impressive sight. In the old times, the temple also served as an important assembly hall where community disputes were settled.

How to get there:

From MTR Admiralty Station Exit F, take bus 26 at the Pacific Place bus station and get off at the Hollywood Road Man Mo Temple station.

Hollywood Road

Hollywood Road

On both sides of Hollywood Road are art galleries and antique shops selling art pieces from around the world. Whether you are an art lover or just a passer-by, you will enjoy the artistic and relaxed atmosphere here.

How to get there:

From MTR Central Station Exit D1, walk onto Wellington Street, then onto Lyndhurst Terrace to reach Hollywood Road.