Things to do in Sheung Wan
Known for its atmosphere and young, hip crowd, Sheung Wan is a must-visit neighbourhood in Hong Kong. Blending a local residential feel with excellent tourist attractions, the neighbourhood appeals to all with effortless style. In addition to its reputation for its style, Sheung Wan is also known for having some of the best coffee in Hong Kong. A certain bonus, of course, for the many office workers living in Sheung Wan and benefitting from effortless connections into Hong Kong’s most important business hubs.
The neighbourhood has become the destination of choice for many up-and-coming restaurants, bars and boutique shops to set up, and so there are plenty of places to visit in Sheung Wan for even the most seasoned Hong Kong visitor. It has also become a popular destination for a corporate stay or an extended stay – particularly for those business travellers who are looking for a place to stay with a more authentic, local feel. However, whilst Sheung Wan offers an excellent local atmosphere, it has not sacrificed its city-living convenience – those staying in the area for business can commute into Central Hong Kong in as little as 14 minutes from Sheung Wan MTR Station. Vistors can also reach the iconic Causeway Bay shopping district in 21 minutes, and the popular Kowloon area in 30 minutes.
If you are planning an extended stay in Hong Kong, you should certainly consider Sheung Wan as a place to stay – from exciting new developments to traditional Sheung Wan markets and a bustling nightlife scene, there is always something exciting to explore in the neighbourhood. For more information on what to do in Sheung Wan, continue reading our Hong Kong area guide.