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Peak Tram

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Central
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Address: No.1 Lugard Road, Hong Kong, China
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852-28497654
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Since 1888, this tram has been Hong Kong Island's most reliable form of...

Since 1888, this tram has been Hong Kong Island's most reliable form of public transport between Central district and The Peak

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US$11.63*
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Peak Tram Sky Pass: Tram Ticket, Hong Kong Sky Tour and Sky Terrace 428 Entry
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US$92.49*
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Half-Day Hong Kong Walking Tour: Origin of Fragrant Harbour
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US$70.55*
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Afternoon Tour: Fun Rides in Hong Kong

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Pretty Cool but Huge Lines

It's a nice ride up to the Peak - very steep - but the lines are insane. Be ready to wait 30-60 minutes, even on weekdays, to get onto the tram. On top of that, they let Chinese... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Taichung, Taiwan
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Conwy County, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing trip up the steep climb after a good wait to get on this tram. Well worth a visit - we had a fantastic clear day and could see the Skyline. Some tourists walked back.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to Victoria Peak and took the tram which has really scenic view. The tram itself is really pretty.

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Thank MissMagdalen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This tram is interesting because the rail is on a very steep slope. It is also very very slow. So slow that you can expect to wait one or two hours to board (in either direction). If you don't like lines, you can always walk to and from the peak instead (a little over one hour to hike up).

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Thank Matteo S
Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well organises and well behaved people. Very old and beautiful tram with loads of landmarks to see up at the upper deck! Shopping spot for souvenirs and eateries for every palate

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Cainta, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I felt like I was in the 18th century. I was super amazed cos the train is like going up almost 90 degress angle. Going down was super cool too for it was going backwards! What fun to ride the peak tram!

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Lulea, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yeah a bit fun to do. But overpriced and you don't see much. Especially not if it's not daylight. And if you don't sit on the right side in the tram. Bus up to the Peak is highly recommended instead of the Tram.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a nice ride up to the Peak - very steep - but the lines are insane. Be ready to wait 30-60 minutes, even on weekdays, to get onto the tram. On top of that, they let Chinese Tour Groups (who, I'd guess, have paid to see Madame Toussad's Wax Museum) go ahead of everyone else. Anyone who pays for... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Peak Tram is a short journey with long queues if you're not up early. On your way up, ride on the right side of the tram to see the skyscrapers of HK Island. You can even choose to stand inside the tram. For those afraid of heights, no need to be afraid.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the things I enjoyed in Hong Kong. Though it is the same as other trams moving on the streets, it somehow had a different feel and experience. The reasons could be the view on the way or the excited crowd wanting to the the peak or may be the wait that is required to get onto... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Traveled on this last Saturday....in the rain, howling wind, really cold...but still loved it! It's not as scary as some had said...an excellent experience...really shouldn't miss it.

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Staying in Central

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Central
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 quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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