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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Address: Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-25487102
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Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island....

Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong Kong. Today, Hong Kong Tramways owns and operates a fleet of 163 tramcars, including 2 antique tramcars, carrying a daily average of 230,000 passengers. It is the world's largest fleet of double-deck tramcars still in service.

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Excellent way to experience HK island

I rode this tram out of curiosity expecting to experience some unique hong kong culture, but this turns out to be not just some touristy gimmick but instead, it's a really... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I rode this tram out of curiosity expecting to experience some unique hong kong culture, but this turns out to be not just some touristy gimmick but instead, it's a really efficient and convenient way of going around HK island. Obviously it is, or there would not be so many locals using it on a daily basis. But if you... More 

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Whether happy valley , Kennedy town, north point, iconic way of seeing Hong Kong. Also have a sightseeing tram leaves very 30 minutes from western market. Hk$ 2.30 per journey get on the back and off st the front where you pay correct cash or octopus card.

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Used the tram to get to and from Happy Valley very easy to use ans very frequent can get busy during commuting times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting experience. We were worried about the tram to choose but ended up to do the stretch from central to wan chai star ferry, so no risk of taking the wrong tram as there is only one track. Paying is easy as it is no issue if you do not have the exact change and you pay more (... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Luv those trams... they are a wonderful & authenic way to explore this buzzling city. The only cost 2.30 HKG. .. but you need coins to pay the driver when leaving the train. The over great views from the upper deck!

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The ding ding are a convenient means of transport. But be warned it takes to get around by ding ding since they will stop at every red light. Eitherway the offer you a view on the streets you won't get oherwise. Be warned if you're over 1.75m: the upper deck is not made for you :-)

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This is such a fun way to travel in Hong Kong. If you can get upstairs you will have the best views of local scenery. Easy to follow and a fun way to travel. You need to get in at the back and then pay up at the front when exiting. It's a one ride fare, regardless how long you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tram is the most traditional transport on Hong Kong island which you can't find it other countries. They may have something like this but they are still not trams. It is very popular among locals because of the price and views. It is quite convenient if you are living on HK island. The longest distance is from Keendy Town to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the tram from causeway bay to sheung wan. Sat at the top. Great view, great weather, great way to see the sights :) Tap your octopus card as you leave the tram at the front. Enter the tram from the back door... The locals are really friendly and helpful. Just ask them for which tram to hop into to... More 

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This is a very unique mode of transportation. This is also how you know you are in hong kong and is often shown in movies. Very convenient way of traveling for me.

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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