Hong Kong Trip Part 8: Montane Mansion, North Point (Chun Yeung Street Market) and Causeway Bay

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[Introduction]

I traveled to Hong Kong for five days and four nights in the end of November for the first time in five years. While there is a lot of scenery which has been unchanged, I find out something new whenever I visit Hong Kong. In this article, I will write about Montane Mansion, North Point (Chun Yeung Street Market) and Causeway Bay as part of Day 3.

[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Day 1: Going to Hong Kong
* Day 1: Tsim Sha Tsui
* Day 1: Tsim Sha Tsui (Light-up)
* Day 2: HKU and Kennedy Town
* Day 2: Sheung Wan and Central
* Day 2: Peak Tower and Central (Light-up)
* Day 3: Ocean Park
* Day 3: Montane Mansion, North Point and Causeway Bay [This article]
* Day 3: Causeway Bay and Wan Chai (Light-up)
* Day 4: Wong Tai Sin Temple, Nan Lian Garden and Tian Tan Buddha (Lantau Island)
* Day 4: Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei and Jordan
* Day 4: Sky 100 and Tsim Sha Tsui (Light-up)
* Day 5: Return Home

[Travel Date]
2017.11.26-30

[Main Part]

Around Tai Koo Station

Following the previous post, I left Ocean Park and moved to MTR Tai Koo station. Trams ran along King’s Road in front of the station and I took photos around here.

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Hong Kong Tai Koo tram

The reason why I came to Tai Koo station, which is not necessarily popular among tourists, is because I would like to visit Montane Mansion (海景樓).

Montane Mansion (海景樓)

After I walked west for about 5 minutes from Tai Koo station, the entrance of Montane Mansion (海景樓) came into sight.""

Montane Mansion (海景樓) is just a residence, but has became famous recently since the mansion was used as a filming location of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze, a French photographer, released photos of Montane Mansion (海景樓) via SNS.

Actually, when I visited Montane Mansion (海景樓), I saw several tourists who took photos around the mansion.Hong Kong Montane Mansion1

Here are some photos of Montane Mansion (海景樓).Hong Kong Montane Mansion2

Hong Kong Montane Mansion3

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Tram Snaps

After I left Montane Mansion (海景樓), I moved to the next destination, North Point, by tram. Here are some snap photos with trams around Montane Mansion (海景樓).Hong Kong Montane Mansion tram

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These photos were taken around North Point.Hong Kong North Point tram1

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Hong Kong North Point tram2

Chun Yeung Street Market (春秧街)

I visited North Point to stop by Chun Yeung Street Market (春秧街).Hong Kong Chun Yeung Street Market1

Chun Yeung Street is an outdoor market where there are a variety of shops such as fresh food and clothing. The highlight of the market is that trams bound for North Point run in the middle of the market.""

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This is the terminal station of North Point.Hong Kong North Point tram3

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I walked around the market.Hong Kong Chun Yeung Street Market2

I took tram photos in the market.Hong Kong Chun Yeung Street Market tram

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Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾)

I moved west from North Point by tram and got off at Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾).""

Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾) is one of the famous shopping areas in Hong Kong with large department stores, brand shops and restaurants.Hong Kong Causeway Bay1

Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾) was full of energy with both local people and tourists.Hong Kong Causeway Bay2

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Fashion Walk, a fancy shopping mall.Hong Kong Causeway Bay Fashion Walk

SOGO, a landmark of Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾).Hong Kong Causeway Bay SOGO

Times Square is another landmark of Causeway Bay (銅鑼湾).Hong Kong Causeway Bay Times Square

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Ho Hung Kee Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop (何洪記粥麺専家)

Now I will have a dinner. I visited “Ho Hung Kee Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop (何洪記粥麺専家)” in Hysan Place, a shopping mall.Hong Kong Ho Hung Kee Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop1

I ordered seafood congee.Hong Kong Ho Hung Kee Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop2

Then, I will walk around Causeway Bay and Wan Chai in the evening.

[Closing]

That’s it for the article about Montane Mansion, North Point (Chun Yeung Street Market) and Causeway Bay as part of Day 3 of my Hong Kong trip.

While Causeway Bay is popular for tourists, they may not visit east areas from Causeway Bay. However, Montane Mansion and North Point are suitable for tourists who like photography. So, I recommend these areas especially for repeaters 🙂

In the next article, I will write about night scene of Causeway Bay and Wan Chai as part of Day 3.

[Map]

1 Tai Koo Station
2 Montane Mansion
3 Chun Yeung Street Market
4 Fashion Walk
5 SOGO
6 Times Square
7 Ho Hung Kee

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