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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

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Since 1904, trams have been running from East to West of Hong Kong Island. Over the last century, Hong Kong Tramways witnessed the development of Hong Kong, and the tram remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong...more
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Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
Western (Sai Wan)
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+852 2548 7102
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All reviews kennedy town octopus card the upper deck double decker trams seat upstairs causeway bay happy valley exact change per ride mode of transport wan chai fun ride tram ride public transport enjoy the view the hustle and bustle fare
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Reviewed yesterday

Using the Ding Ding is a fun way of getting around in Hong Kong. Especially if having the kids with you! Or if you just have tired legs and want to explore more of the city. Just remember to have cash with you or the...More

Thank travellingnordstroem
Reviewed yesterday

Getting around Hong Kong Island by public transport is easy but for a good local experience use the tram.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed yesterday

be sure they are great but sometimes you maybe better walking they are so slow but if you have the time its a very cheap and leisurely way to tour HK

Thank GrandTour28193694766
Reviewed yesterday

This was my first time on a Hongkong tram, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It is slower that the MTR or the buses, but if you can spare the extra minutes, the feeling of going back in time is relaxing and very nice.

Thank ahmlaw
Reviewed 2 days ago

Slow ride on the tram, seated on the top deck would give you quite a relaxing and good view of the Hong Kong Streets.

Thank YKChua90
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last time I came to Hong Kong I say the yellow trams but hadn't time to ride them. We made the effort to get down to the tram way and bought our ticket and sat on the top deck . Locals cram into the downstairs....More

Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a lovely experience taking the tram from downtown to Hollywood Avenue. From the wooden seats to the scenic drive all was just fantastic.

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Steeped in history, the HK ding dings / trams are excellent value for money (only $2.6HKD / 26p) to get around one way, no matter how long the journey. Just jump on at one of the numerous stops on HK Island, go through the turnstile...More

Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The very symbol of Hong Kong is an important, easy, convenient and cheap transportation along the Island, there are no trams operating in Kowloon neither in the New Territories. The double decker net work has about 160 cars operating in 30 km of lines.

Thank romujpn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We used them everyday. At $2.60 (AU$0.60) a trip why wouldn’t you! They rattle, they’re bumpy and they’re crowded but they’re so Honka’s I love them. They don’t do change so either have the exact cash or use an Octopus card, it’s so easy. A...More

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Carol R
22 May 2018|
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Response from Gary19661966 |
Just look for the tracks on the road and follow - think at causeway it went a road up from the bayside main road but generally it ran parallel to the bay front or one road in. Make sure get on /queue at back as they are too... More
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Carol R
22 May 2018|
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Response from BOXtheFOX | Reviewed this property |
There are tram stops located every couple of hundred yards along the route from Kennedy Town to Causeway Bay. They are like bus shelters. For example the one outside Admiralty is located in the middle of the roadway on a... More
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Adam C
27 April 2018|
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Response from Charles L | Reviewed this property |
For a tourist perhaps more important is to pick a non peak period to board. Do one in the day n one at night. Take tge upper deck n get to sit right in front. The ding ding is slow but great for taking photos. Also pay a fix... More
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