Gain a comprehensive overview of Hong Kong’s districts and communities. From prosperous and thriving districts to neglected and deprived neighborhoods, explore the livelihoods of the residents and learn about renovation projects as you discover a newfound gratitude for the life of Hong Kongers.
Home to some of the richest people in the world, Hong Kong is renowned for its buzzing business district and wealth of modern establishments—host to lavish lifestyles. Yet the city also has many poor societies and derelict districts, giving it one of the highest income imbalances in the developed world. Learn all about the development of the city’s rich areas and gain an insight into the uplifting projects for struggling communities.
Head to the classy Kowloon Tong—through a big recreation ground and park that divides rich Kowloon from poor Kowloon—and uncover the prosperous side of Hong Kong. Walk along quaint streets that are lined with flashy cars and elegant mansions home to the affluent, before visiting one of the biggest shopping malls in the city.
Continue to the more underprivileged side of Hong Kong—a region of social housing and charity organizations, yet full of character. Let your guide lead the way as you explore the neighborhoods and learn about the efforts made to try and improve the area. From vibrant markets, electronics shopping malls, and the nearby Garment District—you can see how the locals are rediscovering this part of the city.