Plunge into the Hong Kong Movie Dream

Hong Kong has produced many classic films, as well as many movie stars adored around the world. Here, Wu turned his dreams of film stardom into reality. You too can immerse yourself in the world of films: take a tour around town to spot iconic shooting locations for the scenes you know and love.

University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, this is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong, and has educated many notable alumni over the years. It is also one of the filming scenes for the movie City of Glass.

How to get there:

MTR HKU Station Exit A.

Western Market

Western Market

This shopping complex reflects the ambience of Hong Kong's bygone eras. It used to be the north block extension of a historic market complex built in the Edwardian architectural style. Some scenes from the classic movies Days of Being Wild and Sparrow were shot here.

How to get there:

MTR Sheung Wan Station Exit B or C.

King George V Memorial Park

King George V Memorial Park

Surrounded by clusters of banyan trees, the park is a haven for city dwellers. The iconic granite entrance is where Wu met his sweetheart in the film Don't Go Breaking My Heart.

How to get there:

From MTR Sai Ying Pun Station Exit C, walk for about five minutes to reach the park.

Duddell Street Steps and Gas Lamps

Duddell Street Steps and Gas Lamps

This is one of Hong Kong's favourite filming locations, including the scene in which Cecilia Cheung dashed down the stone steps in Stephen Chow's King of Comedy.

How to get there:

From MTR Central Station Exit D1, walk along Pedder Street onto Queen's Road Central, then onto Duddell Street.

Pottinger Street

Pottinger Street

Named after the first colonial governor of Hong Kong, this path formed with granite stone slabs is one of the oldest streets in Central. Scenes from Jackie Chan's Project A, In the Mood for Love starring Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung, and Ang Lee's Lust, Caution were all shot here.

How to get there:

From MTR Central Station Exit D2, at Theatre Lane, turn right onto Queen's Road Central and walk about four minutes, then turn left to reach Pottinger Street.