Pottinger Street

Hong Kong

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Pottinger Street

The street named after the first Governor of Hong Kong Henry Pottinger in 1854 is also known as "Stone Slabs Street" for its unevenly paved granite stone steps. Here, you can take ideal photos in the most iconic and attractive oldest street in the district. Besides, it takes around 10 minutes to walk from here to Hollywood Rood where the Central Police Station and Victoria Prison are located (these highlight the architecture of Hong Kong during the colonial period).

Do & See

Temples, museums, amusement parks and lookout points – Hong Kong has a great variety of sights to explore. Highlights include the Man Mo Temple, Victoria Peak, the Big Buddha and the night-time market in Temple Street, but be sure to find some time to explore some of the city's fantastic museums, as well: the former colonial police station of Tai Kwun, for example, reopened recently as a museum and cultural venue, and features curious spots like a full-blown bar inside a refurnished old prison.