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Hong Kong Urban Myths Walking Tour: Ghost and Food in Wan Chai

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide at Three Pacific Place, easily accessible from Admiralty MTR (subway) Station, a bit before 3:00 pm. The tour would start with a few haunted stories about the site, which used to be known as the "Big Buddha's Mouth"—is the Buddha still guarding the area today?

    Next, follow your guide to the top haunted spots in the Star Street neighbourhood, where the city's largest concentration of paranormal myths lies hidden behind the up-and-coming hipster shops and boutiques. Here you'll learn about the tales behind the Earth God shrine guarding a bunker, a church lying beneath a high-rise residential tower, and hints that point to a disappeared group of people. Your group would then visit the most haunted street in Hong Kong, where the mansions and schools are all reputed to be riddled with ghosts. You'll visit a temple in the neighbourhood where two opposing goddesses cater to their respective clientele's needs side by side.

    Then it's time to satisfy your taste buds. You will sample a number of local delicacies, all edible to human beings but some of them also double up as offerings to gods. At the same time you will learn about a few murder mysteries happening in recent years. Witness the power of superstition by examining the distinctive features on a cylindrical skyscraper, which are believed to bring good fortune to its owner. Continue to be entertained and horrified by the myths and stories told by your guide until you reach Wan Chai MTR Station, where your group will bid your guide farewell.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Three Pacific Place
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    The tour ends at Wan Chai MTR Station.
    Inclusions
    • Professional local guide
    • Food tasting
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great chance to join the Ghost and Food Tour in Wan Chai⋯ Thanks Eric to lead and show us the secret behind in the City Funny and good to know more about GHOST background and history Even for local or tourist. Able to explore the...More

    1  Thank Batman0708
    Reviewed 2 August 2019

    It was the first time for me to join a walking tour in my living district and it was really fun to explore the mysterious side of Wanchai! As a local Wanchai resident, I have been living and growing up here for more than 20...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank yhyconnie
    Reviewed 16 July 2019

    Joined the ghost tour with Eric the other day - and I must say that I am very satisfied with the tour. Eric was funny and his delivery was excellent. I learned a lot of new things even though I am familiar with the area....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank reikosetiady
    WalkinHK, Guest Relations Manager at Walk in Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

    Thanks for the review! We are happy to know you enjoyed the tour. We love giving tours to locals and showing them hidden gems in their own city. Please recommend us to your friends or family who are interested in experiencing the lesser seen side...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2019

    I cannot say enough good things about our tour with Olivia! We learned so much, and had a lot of laughs. The time flew by and we were sad when it ended. Her Hong Kong knowledge is so vast, it was incredible. I have taken...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Lisa W
    WalkinHK, Guest Relations Manager at Walk in Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

    Lisa, We are glad you had a good time! Thank you for your kind words. Our team at Walk in Hong Kong works very hard to curate personable, customized experiences for our guests. We hope to see you again! Take care!

    Reviewed 21 May 2019

    I have lived in Hong Kong for five years and worked in Wan Chai for all that time, so I thought I knew the area reasonably well. It turns out that I don't! In the first 15 minutes of this tour, I learned about five...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank MovingEastBlogger
    WalkinHK, Guest Relations Manager at Walk in Hong Kong, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2019

    We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Wan Chai tour led by Audrey! Indeed there are so many hidden gems and stories in the district. We hope you will recommend this tour to your colleagues – maybe they will discover something new as...More

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