World’s Design Guides | Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is full of amazing events and attractions. It is a cosmopolitan city filled with modern skyscrapers, high fashion shops, phenomenal restaurants and luxury hotels.

1. Hotels

World's Design Guides | Hong Kong

The Langham Hong Kong

With a great location for shopping fanatics, this incredible hotel, with an european style, it’s close to designer stores such as Fendi and Louis Vuitton and its near the Langham Place Shopping Mall also.
8 Peking Road, Hong Kong

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The Luxe Manor

The Luxe Manor could have come out of the mind of Salvador Dali. The design of this eclectic boutique hotel is absolutely stunning.
39 Kimberley Road Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon, Hong Kong

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W Hong Kong

The W Hong Kong is sleek, trendy, and modern, with funky decor, bright-colored lighting, and buzzy pop art, but this W feels a bit more luxurious than some of its counterparts.
1 Austin Road West, Hong Kong

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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental

Ideally located, in the center, the city’s business hub, the gorgeous Landmark hotel is one of the more intimate luxury options in Hong Kong, with only 113 rooms. The design of this boutique property features warm brown and silver tones and Asian-inspired accents.
15 Queen’s Road Central, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong

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Island Shangri-La
It is the most luxurious hotel in Hong Kong, the Island Shangri-La features opulent details, like the largest Chinese silk painting in the world, and luxe amenities, like an outdoor pool and high-end spa.
Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central Hong Kong

2. Restaurants

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On Lot 10

For French Culinary fans, On Lot 10 is one of the top restaurants in Hong Kong. Small and casual, spread over two floors and decorated in shades of white, this is the right place for enjoying an unforgettable dinner.                                                                                           34 Gough Street, Central

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Above & Beyond

Take in the stunning views of the Hong Kong skyline, Above&Beyond has one of the most restaurant’s panoramic views of Victoria Harbour, but to come for the views alone would be a pity, as the food is delicate, creative and delicious.
28F, Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

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Island Tang

Island Tang is beautifully designed, incorporating nostalgic elements of old Hong Kong.
One of the most stylish Chinese restaurants in the city, the interior features plush chairs and banquettes, dark wood contrasting with bright accents and updated-retro decor reflecting the elegantly presented and beautifully cooked Cantonese classics on the menu.
Shop 222, The Galleria, 9 Queen’s Road Central, Central.

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The Chairman

Discreet and quiet, the two-storey restaurant has white tablecloths and artwork on the walls, but the star is the food – The Chairman became famous for its tasting menus, usually aimed at tourists and a no-no at Chinese restaurants.
18 Kau U Fong, Central

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Tim’s Kitchen

For those who expect Michelin stars, this is the right restaurant to enjoy an incredible meal.Committed to preparing classic Cantonese dishes using historical recipes and time honored techniques, this restaurant is located in one of Hong Kong’s most endearingly traditional and appelaing neighborhoods, Sheung Wan.

3. Shops

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Fashion Wall

Fashionistas flock towards this sanctuary of street-side shopping in Causeway Bay. Some of the best of the world’s high-end fashion and Japanese and European mid-priced brands are on offer here across a complex of streets.
CauseBay

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Lane Crawford

A Hong Kong leading specialty store, Lane Crawford’s luxurious and innovatively designed stores pull together a large assortment of international women’s wear, men’s wear, shoes and accessories, jewellery, cosmetics, and home and lifestyle collections.
G/F-3/F, The Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel & Shop 102, Harbour City

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Design Gallery

All the shops  have prime locations. The variety of products in store highlights the extraordinary originality of Hong Kong designers in areas ranging from fashion accessories, watches, and household decorations to premium goods and stationery.6T529, East Hall (restricted area), 6/F, Departures Hall, Terminal 1 Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Outlying Islands

The Armoury

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The Armoury

Suits are practically the island’s uniform, whether it’s off-the-rack, tailored, or totally bespoke. This boutique in the Pedder Building offers gorgeous natty duds with supreme craftsmanship.                                                                                                             Central, Boutique, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St., 3rd flr

4. Art & Culture

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his modest, well-designed space boasts a programme with considerable whack – it became the first homegrown Hong Kong gallery to be accepted into LISTE at Art Basel this year; it brought with it the considerable local talents of performance artist Morgan Wong and multimedia and installation artists .                                                   Shop 5, GF Poga Building, 6-20 Po Tuck Street, Sai Ying Pun

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10 Chancery Lane

Is one of the pioneering galleries on the Hong Kong scene. Founded in 2001 the gallery presents emerging and historically important movements in art across Asia-Pacific, supporting the development of the careers of the most exciting artists in the region.       GF, 10 Chancery Lane, Soho, Central, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery Art Projects, 6F, Unit 604, Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan

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FEAST Projects

FEAST Projects is an exciting new art venture. They endeavor to produce innovative projects through collaboration with emerging contemporary artists, but also the established one. They try to represent artists from around the world who work in classical mediums, and also embrace the new convergence of art, music, performance, film and design.                                                                                                                                     Unit 307, 3F Harbour Industrial Centre, 10 Lee Hing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Aberdeen

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Gagosian

Of all the major international galleries that have been flooding into the city, the Gagosian caught on to Hong Kong’s cash-rich market potential in 2010, opening a luxuriously large, light-filled space in the Pedder Building in Central shopping district.
7F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central

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Gallery EXIT

Gallery EXITT aprensents conceptually grounded artworks that are not afraid to be subjective and even beautiful. The gallery emphasizes new artists of all media who articulate the dynamic contemporary experience of living in East Asia.                               3/F, 25 Hing Wo Street, Tin Wan, Aberdeen

5. Night Life

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Eyebar

For all the fans of skyline, you have to visit Eyebar from 30 floors up. One of the best vantage points is Eyebar, a lofty space decorated in contemporary chinoiserie – check out the turquoise and gold patterned floors – and attached to the Michelin-starred seafood restaurant Nanhai No 1. 30F, iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

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Club 71

By day, Man Hing Lane is a quiet back alley where old men gather on mismatched furniture to play cards. By night, it’s the terrace of Club 71, favoured watering hole of artists, journalists and activists whose politics veer somewhere to the left of Trotsky.
Basement, 67 Hollywood Road, Central

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MO Bar

People say is one of the most bars in the world. It’s obvious the seduction of the space in t MO Bar, a work of the renowned designer Adam Tihany.                                               Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road, Central

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The Globe

The British pub in Central is the place to get a good pint in Hong Kong. The earth-toned 370-square-meter space contains a bar, a lounge, booths and a separate dining area. The interior is minimalist and intimate.                                                                                       45-53 Graham Street, Central

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Tai Lung Funf

The bar has a very Western feel to it, with several craft beers on offer.Tai Lung Fung is just around the corner from the historic Blue House cultural centre and downstairs from the Wan Chai Visual Archive, an art and design exhibition space.
Hing Wan Street, Wan Chai

6. Agenda

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is without a doubt the biggest (and most-adored) festival of the lunar calendar, with 15-days packed full of age-old traditions, cultural festivities and family celebrations! A celebration you should not loose.

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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival

For boat lovers: the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival. Every year, boats, beers and cheers draw hundreds of thousands of revellers and spectators to stunning Victoria Harbour.

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Art Basel Hong Kong

The show’s six exhibition sectors are designed to present an exceptional selection of works, where you can also see pieces from masters and new artworks. Additional exhibitions and events, timed to coincide with Art Basel’s Hong Kong show, will take place across the city’s thriving gallery scene and in its growing array of cultural institutions.

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Art Central Hong Kong

Art Central is Hong Kong’s exciting new art fair, showcasing the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established contemporary galleries and art spaces from across the globe.

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Hong Kong Arts Festival

Is an annual extravaganza of arts and culture, one of the biggest in Asia. The festival always bringa wide variety of performance arts to the city, ranging from the classical to the cutting-edge, including opera, theatre and dance.