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Mid-levels Escalator

Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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800-metre hillside escalator starts from Connaught Road Central, runs to the Hang Seng Bank Building on Des Voeux Road Central, then passes through the Central Market and continues to climb past Hollywood Road to the prime Mid-levels residential district. The longest covered outdoor escalator system in the world.
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Connaught Road, Central and West Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a series of escalators from the lower levels to mid-levels. I did the trip just for the experience but they only go upwards; you have to walk down around 575 steps afterwards. I was told that they operate in the downwards direction in...More

Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 3 days ago

These are not really a traditional tourist attraction, but they are unique (and very handy if it rains, as they are covered!) They are escalators/moving walkways taking you up hill from the city centre to some of the residential areas mid way uptown. Not seen...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Horrific circulation means that standing still on the travelator will slowly cook you alive. You'll be faced with a decision, conserve your energy but swelter in the heat? Or hasten your ascent by walking but sweating more.

Thank Schtaive
Reviewed 5 days ago

the escalators are 800 metres long , its really fun going all the way up. BUT there is no escalator to come down. HA HA HA At the top there are buses coming along to take you back down to Central or jump in a...More

1  Thank 519gary
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's just escalators and escalators, but very interesting while going up you may see some stores and restaurants etc alongside.

Thank zjacobs
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very useful if you want to be able to cross the roads and very appreciable because you can stay outside all the time. For some people, it could be a bit oppressive because of the huge amount of people you can have.

Thank e-Laurent
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Hong Kong I always go to do the Mid-levels escalator. And you are not the only one. It is a transport system for locals, tourist and business men. You can get off where you want because you will find many nice restaurants along...More

Thank sabai77Pijnacker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Range of escalators which have the main aim of getting people to and from work from the hillside. At morning rush hour they travel downhill then they turn them round for the rest of the day. A brilliant idea. Opportunities for a stop for a...More

Thank Hillsider17
Reviewed 1 week ago

This escalator/Staircase is never ending and goes amidst various buildings and houses in the Central area of Hong Kong.

Thank Deepansh J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is amasing how they connected the whole area with those: mid levels. in case of bad weather you can walk around of this vibrant city and you will not get wet.

Thank 15adela
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
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Alex P
10 December 2016|
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Response from Flykuku | Reviewed this property |
Definetely in central... on the west of central , getting off the ferry, walk right....the start at about connaught level and go all the way up..
17 October 2016|
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Response from Bruno1207 | Reviewed this property |
From where your staying in Admiralty you can walk from your accommodation down to the main drag where the trams run get on a tram going left towards central and get off at the Hang Seng bank HQ here, look up and you will see... More
23 July 2016|
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Response from hhx2_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there It is as safe as it can get With this crazy world at present everything can go wrong But Hong Kong in general is very safe They have very strict laws and a very low crime rate Please keep in mind the escalators... More