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Des Voeux Road West

Pacific Plaza, Hong Kong, China
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central dried seafoods district

we walked along this road under the scorching 2pm sun searching for our hotel in HK right after we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irene F
via mobile
Wonderful smells

The dried seafood shops are concentrated here and so the smells are free for all to... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
HKeater
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Known for its markets specializing in foods
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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3 weeks ago
“central dried seafoods district”
18 Jan 2017
“Wonderful smells”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we walked along this road under the scorching 2pm sun searching for our hotel in HK right after we docked at the shun tak center terminal. carrying our bags while looking for the name of the skyscrapers was a struggle. and the familiar smell of...More

Thank Irene F
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The dried seafood shops are concentrated here and so the smells are free for all to taste. Highly recommend you take the ding ding to the end of the road and walk back. Very interesting seafood to be looked at. And even shark's fins taller...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to see varieties of dried seafood used in Chinese cooking. Middle class Hong Kong, some nice restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is one of the most genuine neighborhoods in Hong Kong. You can go to Central if you are expecting urban and modern city view; however, if you are looking for something different, Shek Tung Tsui (this neighborhood around Des Voeux Road West) is definitely...More

Thank zhijingj
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this area whilst walking from Kennedy station to Central. Loved the food stalls which are traditional and not McDonalds prepared food. Saw numerous places to get breakfast where a person on the footpath in front of their shop cooking and serving directly to their...More

2  Thank tigger2594
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I loved my time walking along this road which is literally teaming with dried fish shops. The small can be a bit overwhelming and you probably don't want to know what everything is but the sight is amazing and many of the shops are very...More

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

"Dried Fish Street" is one of the original old Hong Kong areas although all modern buildings now. Stayed at 60 West Aparthotel which is recommended. The sheer number of the DFS on the Main Street as well of many side streets is a real experience....More

Thank Douglas G
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

cental is heart of hong kong and this road is popular for branded item shopping and take ridding of trams.

1  Thank hari54545
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you walk from the Holiday Inn Soho to the Ibis, you will see more dried fish shops than you will ever want to see in your lifetime, maybe 5 lifetimes, so walking further along Des Voeux west is a waste of time, unless you...More

Thank bob2bkk
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

We love walking through different areas of the city and this area definitely is unique with the smell of dried fish and the incredible types of food you can see and smell along the walk. There are many shops and you can stop, look around...More

2  Thank Shelliu
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