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The Peak Tram

The Peak Tram The Peak is often viewed as Hong Kong’s most spectacular destination, but simply getting there can be almost as spellbinding. The Peak Tram opened in 1888 for the exclusive use of the British governor and The Peak’s residents, but today it can be enjoyed by everyone as the steepest funicular railway in […]

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Trams

Trams These historic double-decker streetcars have been travelling through Hong Kong’s busiest thoroughfares since 1904 and continue to be an affordable, inexpensive and fun way to get around. Grab a seat next to a window on the upper deck for the best views. Neighborhoods you might pass through on your journey include some of Hong […]

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Minibuses

Minibuses These are small buses that can carry 16 passengers. Green minibuses operate along specific routes at fixed prices. Exact change is required if paying by cash and they all accept Octopus cards. Red minibuses operate along routes that are not always fixed and passengers can get on and off anywhere along the route, except […]

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Buses

Buses Buses in Hong Kong are plentiful and comfortable, and most are air-conditioned. Especially popular are the double-deckers that offer great views of the surrounding city from the top deck. Bus routes cover almost all of Hong Kong. Kowloon Motor Bus, New World First Bus and Citybus operate routes that cover Hong Kong Island, Kowloon […]

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MTR (Mass Transit Railway)

MTR (Mass Transit Railway) Getting around Hong Kong to enjoy its world-class attractions couldn’t be easier with the quick and efficient Mass Transit Railway (MTR) system. This covers all major districts in the territory, including stops at the boundary with Mainland China (Lo Wu Station and Lok Ma Chau Station). The MTR consists of ten […]

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Octopus Card

Octopus Card For those who live in major cities that use an electronic card to pay for their mass transit rides, this is Hong Kong’s version of it. The “Octopus Card” is a stored-valued electronic card that can be used on most public transportation in Hong Kong, and even for other purchases at convenience & […]