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Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
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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 Kong. Today, Hong Kong Tramways owns and operates a fleet of 163 tramcars, including 2 antique tramcars, carrying a daily average of 230,000 passengers. It is the world's largest fleet of double-deck tramcars still in service.
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Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fun and cheap way to travel in Hong Kong. Much easier than the metro if you need to go up and down Connaught Road. Make sure you sit on the top for a great view!

Thank Gina P
Reviewed yesterday

Great way to observe life in Hong Kong especially from the second level.Generally it is better than the train as one can usually get a seat.

Thank luther y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No traffic jam on independent tramways. No air conditioning. No closed windows. No seats at times. Access from rear side. Exit from front after Octopus or coin payments. Your eyes will get fixated on Hong Kong cultural scenery along ShauKeiWan to Happy Valley. Your heart...More

Thank Hon Ming M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is one of the traditional transport that only be found in Hong Kong Island. It is cheapest and greenest public transportation in HK. Tram holds a special place in the heart of Hong Kong citizens and is considered a city landmark, classified among the...More

Thank J.Zangmo L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Much like the Star Ferry, this slice of historic Hong Kong public transit pairs excellent sightseeing with a very low fare. Though the tram isn't air-conditioned, just grab a hand fan, sit on the second level, and watch Central roll by. You'll see historic architecture,...More

Thank Ethan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a practical way to get around Hong Kong Island. The cost is under 3HKD each ride, free with your Octopus card. I liked it because is it is so old school and a mixture of slow sightseeing with practical use and history. Learning...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We used it several times since it is so enjoyable and convenient transportation option at low cost. You get to layback and just enjoy the city center with a breeze.

Thank HRelogio
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is very funny. And practical. And cheap. If I am on the HK island always use this. It's hard to explain. You have to try. Really. You will fall in love with this tram:)))

Thank 328attilak
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite Hong Kong memory of riding an electric tram car was renewed. If you are not in a hurry, try riding to experience a historic mode of transportation.

Thank ivysoohooong
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ding Ding the tram is convenience along the Hong Kong Island transportation main street. The cheapest transportation less than HKD $2.3 or 1.1 only. Sometimes paying 3 dollars without bringing the Optopus Card. Always busy and have to stand with some lucks exchanging a seat....More

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5 August 2017|
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Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
The tram doesn't run through TST in Kowloon. It is located on Hong Kong island. Passengers pay HK$2.30 every time they get off the tram with coins or by using an Octopus card. In TST, taking KMB bus is a convenient and... More
5 February 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
you can walk to central in 15 mins from there or catch a bus.trams go back and forth all day there is a tram stop nearby.
5 February 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
the best way to travel around hong kong is to get an octapus pass.good for all travel on buses trams and trains.you can even use them for purchases at selected stores