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Mid-levels Escalator

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Address: Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to...

800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to the Hang Seng Bank Building on Des Voeux Road Central, then passes through the Central Market and continues to climb past Hollywood Road to the prime Mid-levels residential district. The longest covered outdoor escalator system in the world.

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It's an escalator, people.

Posting here to politely ask that all tourists visiting Hong Kong please not stand directly in front of the escalator entrance, taking selfies and blocking people who live and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will find the start of the escalators in Queens Road, Central. It goes up only with steps to walk down. Ride all of them right up the end in Conduit Road. Along the way you will see shops, restaurants, bustling streets and views back to Central. It is a fun journey. Turn left when you reach Conduit Road and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Posting here to politely ask that all tourists visiting Hong Kong please not stand directly in front of the escalator entrance, taking selfies and blocking people who live and work here! If you come to Soho/Central to see the escalators, be aware of yourself and your selfie stick and watch that you are not stopping foot traffic. Otherwise, the escalator... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hong Kong island city roads, streets and shops are often set on steep terrain. These escalators take the effort out of getting from A to Z whilst passing numerous bars and restaurants that can be used for future reference. Another "must see" activity in HK

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a long outdoor escalator that takes you from Central to Mid Levels&Hollywood Road, then walk along Hollywood road to the Temple and see the antique shops all along Hollywood Road

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very innovative concept of connecting the multi level hilly streets of Kowloon through an escalator.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked down Queens Road to one of the stranger attractions in Hong Kong, the Mid Level Escalators. These escalators are the longest systems of escalators in the world. They are outdoors and you hop on and up you go, over streets, past shops, churches, cafes, bars…up and up and up. You can hop off at any time and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I work in the world of bike/ped advocacy, so cool ways to get around by foot naturally catch my eye. The Mid Levels Escalator provides an efficient, fun and practical way to climb into mid level Hong Kong with a minimum of effort--critical in a city that is hot and has steep hills. Through a series of connected walkways and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Locals don't understand the fuss about it because we ride long escalators daily. I always feel touristy when I am on it, yet it's indeed very practical and saves you a lot of strength going uphill. Definitely take advantage of it when you are in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Certainly saves all the hassle of climbing up once the escalators have turned round from dropping off all the commuters. If you know where to find it the zoo and park are near-by, both free

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We heard about these from a local friend of ours. They go for approx 800M, and are a great way to travel up to the mid level restaurants and accommodation. Just be weary that they are only one way, and you dont want to walk UP !!

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When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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