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The Complete Hong Kong 18 Districts Travel Guide

Hong Kong is divided into 18 different districts. Each district has its own iconic landmarks and attractions. This energetic city is absolutely traveller-friendly and it is super easy to explore around. Follow our Complete Hong Kong 18 Districts Travel Guide today and find out where you should visit next. Let's get started!

Hong Kong 18 Districts Travel Guide

What are the 18 Districts of Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong Islands:

In Kowloon:

In New Territories:

Central & Western District, Hong Kong

Central & Western

This district covers areas of Central, Admiralty, Sheung Wan and Sai Wan. This is the oldest and most historical district with a mix of commercial and cultural sites in Hong Kong. Some of the notable landmarks in the district includes Victoria Peak, SoHo, Lan Kwai Fong and the Central-Mid-Levels escalator.

Wanchai District, Hong Kong

Wan Chai

Not only locals, but also tourists are in love with Wan Chai district since it is a popular travel destination with bustling restaurants and entertainments. It covers the neighbourhoods of Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. It is home to a number of historical and cultural sites, such as the Blue House, the Pak Tai Temple, as well as the Hung Shing Temple.

Eastern District, Hong Kong


The district covers major travel destinations of Fortress Hill, North Point, and Quarry Bay. It is a diverse residential area with a mix of cultural attractions, including Yick Cheong Building, Tin Hau Temple and Quarry Bay Park. These areas also offers some great alternative views of Victoria Harbour along the promenade.

Southern District, Hong Kong


The neighbourhood is best known for its beautiful beaches, hiking trails and cultural sites. It is home to many popular travel destinations from Repulse Bay to Stanley Market and Aberdeen Fishing Village to Ocean Park & its Water Park. This district not only covers areas of Aberdeen and South Horizon, but also Ap Lei Chau and Shek O.

Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong

Yau Tsim Mong

One of the most populated area in Hong Kong is Yau Tsim Mong District for sure. It covers Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, and Jordan neighbourhoods. These areas are very popular for both locals and tourists since there are thousands of shopping centres, upscale bars & restaurants and entertainment venues. Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, Kowloon Park and Temple Street Night Market are the top sights that you should never miss while you are there.

Sham Shui Po District, Hong Kong

Sham Shui Po

This working-class residential neigbourhood is known for its vibrant street markets in electronics and textile. The districts covers main area of Sham Shui Po and Cheung Sha Wan. Visit the Apliu Street Flea Market area to discover Hong Kong with authentic local eateries and street vendors in the district.

Kowloon City District, Hong Kong

Kowloon City

This historic area is mixed with old architectures, local restaurants and cultural heritages such as Kowloon Walled City Park, Sung Wong Toi Garden, and Stone Houses Family Garden. It covers areas of Kowloon City, To Kwa Wan, Hung Hom and Whampoa. Visitors can experience the old Hong Kong by joining the city tour of the area.

Wong Tai Sin District, Hong Kong

Wong Tai Sin

This residential area is mixed with the iconic public housing estates and religious sites. There are numbers of popular tourist attractions like Wong Tai Sin Temple, the Chi Lin Nunnery, the Nan Lian Garden, as well as the residential neighbourhood Choi Hung Estate. This district includes main areas of Wong Tai Sin, Diamond Hills and Choi Hung.

Kwun Tong District, Hong Kong

Kwun Tong

Kwun Tong, Ngau Tau Kok, and Kowloon Bay are the major areas within this district. These populated areas is mixed with residencies and industries. There are quite a few travel destinations that you shouldn't miss: Kwun Tong Promenade, Kwun Tong Ferry Pier, as well as massive shopping centre such as apm, Telford Plaza, and MegaBox.

Kwai Tsing District, Hong Kong

Kwai Tsing

Kwai Chung (including Kwai Fong and Kwai Hing) and Tsing Yi are the biggest areas in the Kwai Tsing District. It is best known for its transport and logistics facilities. The district is home to Tsing Ma Bridge and Tsing Yi Park with a scenic views of Victoria Harbour. It is also home to a local cultural landmark of Kwai Tsing Theatre.

Tsuen Wan District, Hong Kong

Tsuen Wan

This large district covers areas of Tsuen Wan and Tai Wo Hau. It is famous for its footbridge connection within the city. The district has a lot of popular attractions, such as Sam Tung Uk Museum, Tai Mo Shan Country Park, and Tsuen Wan Promenade. It is a great travel destinations for those who enjoy hiking, shopping, eating, and more.

Tuen Mun District, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun

Tuen Mun is a vibrant residential area with a mix of beautiful beaches and natural scenic spots. The district covers not only Tuen Mun, but also neighbourhoods of So Kwun Tan, Lung Kwu Tan and more. Some notable landmarks in the district includes Tuen Mun Great Canyon, Tuen Mun Park and Gold Coast Promenade with a stunning views of the South China Sea.

Yuen Long District, Hong Kong

Yuen Long

This area is best known for its scenic countryside, historic villages and cultural attractions. It covers areas of Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai. There are plenty of top sights in the districts that you should never miss: Tai Tong Organic EcoPark, Ping Shan Heritage Trail, Nam Sang Wai and the Hong Kong Wetland Park. It is a wonderful district to visit if you like to have a quick city escape.

North District, Hong Kong


The northern part of Hong Kong is a largely rural and mountainous area with historic villages and many cultural sites. This district covers major areas of Sheung Shui and Fanling. It is also to be considered the closest district to Mainland China. While you are in the nearby, it is a good idea to visit Fung Ying Seen Koon Temple, Pat Sin Leng Country Park and the North District Park to explore the neighbourhood like a local.

Tai Po District, Hong Kong

Tai Po

Popular tourist attractions, such as Tai Po Waterfront Park, Hong Kong Railway Museum and Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree are the iconic landmarks of the district covering areas of Tai Po, Tai Mei Tuk, and Tai Wo. This district is best known for its natural beauty, recreational facilities and cultural heritage.

Shatin District, Hong Kong

Sha Tin

Sha Tin District is full of cultural heritage and religious sites. It covers neighbourhoods of Sha Tin, Tai Wai, and Ma On Shan. It is home to many top rated attractions from Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Che Kung Miu, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Sha Tin Racecourse. The iconic Lion Rock Country Park is also a scenic spot in the area with well-developed hiking trails and stunning panoramic views of Hong Kong.

Sai Kung District, Hong Kong

Sai Kung

Sai Kung District is known as the "Hong Kong Back Garden" for a long time. This district covers areas of Sai Kung, Clear Water Bay and Tseung Kwan O. It is a popular travel destinations for both locals and tourists. Sai Kung Town, Sai Kung East Country Park, Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark and Tai Long Wan are the best sights to see in the neighbourhoods.

Islands District, Hong Kong


Islands District is probably the largest districts in Hong Kong. It covers all outlying islands, more than 260 islands including Lantau Island, Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, Peng Chau, and more. It is best known for its beautiful beaches, natural scenery and many popular travel destinations such as Disneyland Resort, Ngong Ping, Discovery Bay and Tai O Fishing Village. You simply can't have enough with it!


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