Quarry Bay -- Yick Cheong Building

Hong Kong

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Quarry Bay -- Yick Cheong Building

The Yick Cheong Building represents Hong Kong's scarcity of living space: nicknamed "Monster Building," the sprawling residential complex contains a dizzying number of small apartments, seemingly stacked one on top of another. It has been used as filming ground for multiple productions, famously including the recent remake of "Ghost in the Shell" and an instalment of the "transformers".

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.