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Mid-levels Escalator

Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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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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Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Hong Kong is incredibly unforgiving for the more senior visitors, particularly on Hong Kong Island. Streets running north and south are very steep and a challenge for older and younger visitors. Fortunately the mid levels escalators are there to provide some relief. Claimed to be...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a nice way to get up the hill to some nice art and antique areas. It's a one way trip though. You must walk on the way back. Still a good trip up.

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Thank JoeR11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing to see how locals move in the city. The escalators begin at the center of Hong Kong's financial center, leading to upper neighborhoods and residential areas. Climbing the escalators is a one of a kind experience. Through the entire experience you can catch sight...More

Thank Camilla M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The escalator goes down in the mornings until 10am and then up for the rest of the day. As Hong Kong is very much a walking city, you will certainly appreciate being transported up to various localities between Central and Midlevels without expending too much...More

Thank 850berylk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was very intrigued to see how this worked after reading about it before we left. What a great idea to get workers/shoppers down the hill in the morning, and then back up to their homes in the afternoon. We basically just went for a ride...More

Thank STELLA08Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ensure you aquaint yourself with this fabulous easy way to access the upper streets of Hiong Kong without having to sweat your ...off climbing the million steps or neverendind slopes!

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mid levels is built on a very steep hill. the escalators run downhill from 6am to 10am to get everyone to work. Then they progressively change direction and run uphill from about 10:20am until midnight (2am on public holidays). So if you catch the escalator...More

Thank JGD053
Reviewed 1 week ago

These get pedestrians up and off the streets. It is far easier walking here not worried about traffic

Thank Bert626
Reviewed 1 week ago

This path from Wa Chai to Central is key to connection many parts of the Hong Kong Island and helps with getting to them all.

Thank Cliff S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to avoid crossing the roads and people moving. Fantastic to watch all the people shifting bags and boxes to and fro, which seems to be some sort of trading place.

Thank SagaloutsTour
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
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Alex P
9 December 2016|
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Response from Flykuku | Reviewed this property |
Definetely in central... on the west of central , getting off the ferry, walk right....the start at about connaught level and go all the way up..
17 October 2016|
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Response from Bruno1207 | Reviewed this property |
From where your staying in Admiralty you can walk from your accommodation down to the main drag where the trams run get on a tram going left towards central and get off at the Hang Seng bank HQ here, look up and you will see... More
22 July 2016|
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Response from hhx2_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there It is as safe as it can get With this crazy world at present everything can go wrong But Hong Kong in general is very safe They have very strict laws and a very low crime rate Please keep in mind the escalators... More