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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong

Highlights
  • See a different side of Hong Kong from a local’s perspective
  • Visit hidden places in Kowloon off the tourist trail
  • See the Birds Market, the Flower Market, and more
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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong
From US$ 16.40
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Afternoon Walking Tour on Dark Side of Hong Kong
From US$ 16.40
Overview
Get a local’s perspective of Hong Kong on this Kowloon walking tour of the less affluent areas of the city. You’ll visit places that most tourists don't got to, and hear candid insights about what real life is like for a local. Learn about city's housing crisis and visit multiple markets, including Mong Kok, Prince Edward, and Sham Shui Po, in one day.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide, you'll head to Mong Kok and Prince Edward. 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.
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 many 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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Reviews (49)
1 - 5 of 49 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good overview of HK life

We decided on the Kowloon tour and started with 23 people in our group. Our guide Terry was born in Kowloon but attended university in Canada so his English is very good. This tour does not visit typical tourist sights, but he does give you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lightningboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
HK facts eye opener

What is the cause of price and size of your hostel room in hong kong? This tour gives you the answer.

Thank tomaskocfelda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
100% Recommendation

Me and my friends participated the "dark side" Tour and the Morning History Tour. Both were as well entertaining as educating.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 9 November 2018
Learn more about HK's flip-side ways of living^.

A very informative and moving tour. Thanks ++ to our guide Johnson, we were deeply introduced to HK history and the not so glamourous day to day living reality.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jpraynauld
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Great tour but do not book though Viator as they put a charge on for this free tour.

we really enjoyed the tour and booked the morning one as well. the guides are well informed and passionate. we booked the afternoon tour through viator who changed $23.10 per person. I could not work out why a free tour was charging me. The morning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank xena2003
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Three hours .. really enjoyed the Kowloon tour more
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