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Afternoon Kowloon Walking Tour

Highlights
  • See a different side of Hong Kong, from a local’s perspective
  • Visit hidden places in Kowloon, off the usual tourist trail
  • See multiple markets like The Birds Market, and The Flower Market
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Afternoon Kowloon Walking Tour
From US$16.30
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Afternoon Kowloon Walking Tour
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Overview

See an alternative, local’s perspective of Hong Kong in this Kowloon walking tour of the less affluent areas of the city. You’ll visit lesser-known places that tourists wouldn’t usually go to, and hear candid insights about what real life is like for a local. Learn about the social and housing crisis, and see multiple markets in one day in Mong Kok, Prince Edward, and Sham Shui Po.

What to Expect

After meeting your guide, you’ll head to Mong Kok, and Prince Edward. You’ll visit The Goldfish Market, The Flower Market, and The Birds Market, learning about the background of these places, and the challenges they face.

The next part of the tour gives insight into the housing crisis of Hong Kong. You’ll see Boundary Street Sport Centre, Portland Street, and Tenement House—learning about the struggles and challenges encountered by locals and where they live.

Stop off at Lui Seng Chun for Chinese herbal tea, before heading to Tung Chau Street to learn about the reality of the poverty line in Hong Kong. After this, you’ll visit Pei Ho Street, where you’ll find out about subdivided housing, cage housing, and how homeless people live.
The tour ends at Sham Shui Po market—you can either stay here, or your guide will point out the nearest MTR station.

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Informative and eye-opening

Thanks to our guide, Derek Chu, for a wonderfully informative, grounded and honest tour of his home area. Derek clearly has a passion to provide visitors with a real insight into Hong Kong, opening up the layers beneath the glitz and glamour of the billboards...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent tour, very informative

Did this walking tour on a Saturday afternoon. Highly recommend for an interesting, non-touristy, educational tour of Kowloon. Especially how the high cost of living is impacting HK locals. Easy meeting spot at MTR station. Michael, our guide, was really, really, excellent. His verbal english...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A tour of what lies beneath Hong Kong's glitz

This tour has two parts. The first is a stroll through some of Hong Kong's traditional market places and their historical/cultural significance.The second part is a chilling exploration of the housing crisis and economic disparity that grips Hong Kong. It's not the kind of tour...More

Thank seth b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Must-do insightful tour about not-so-prosperous Hong Kong

Very interesting and though-provoking tour about more business like aspect of managing living people in Hong Kong

Thank Leonid S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing

Very educational, guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. this tour was one of the highlights of our trip

Thank Hayley M
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