Lan Kwai Fong refers to the L-shaped upslope cobble-stoned lane in Central Hong Kong. While in a broad sense, it refers to the medium to high grade consumption area covering D’Aguilar Street, Wellington Street, Wyndham Street and a few other streets, where bars, clubs and restaurants gather. It is quite popular among young people, foreigners and tourists and has been a special tourist site in Hong Kong.

History: Allan Zeman is considered to be the “Father of Lan Kwai Fong”. He is a business magnate in Hong Kong. In the early 1980s, he found that Hong Kong had no western restaurant that suited his needs and in order to receive his business partners, he opened a western restaurant called “California” here. In 1984, he bought the entire block and launched his career here. Later more and more restaurants and bars were opened. He was both the entertainment operator and property developer of Lan Kwai Fong.
What to See/Do: Lan Kwai Fong is the paradise for you if you are looking for a great party or a night of drinking. Now there are over 80 bars in western style. When big festivals approach, such as Christmas or New Year’s Eve, Lan Kwai Fong turns into one of the most interesting places in Hong Kong. The streets are flocked with game stalls, competitions, and entertainment performances. It is also the recreational place for white collars in Hong Kong.
Duration: 3 - 4 hours
Admission: Free
Address: Between Wyndham Street and D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, China.
Opening time: It opens all day.
Public transport: Take MTR and get off at Central Station, exit from D1, then walk there; or take Airport Express MTR and get off at Hong Kong Station, exit from B2.


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