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The Dark Side of Hong Kong - Free Walking Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Registered on February 22, 2020

There is a story behind each place we set foot in, each person we meet, and each culture we experience. We are the locals in Hong Kong to share our Hong Kong stories with you. The idea of Hong Kong Free Tours is to connect you with the locals and visit our home with the local perspective. Our walking tours is about what we care as a Hong Konger, instead of herding you through attractions.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

When you visit Hong Kong, you are encouraged to visit the glamorous side of the city – The Peak, The Victoria Harbor, The Big Buddha and all. However, no one will tell you that we have a poverty rate of 20%, or 1.5 million strong, making us more unequal than countries like Colombia and Rwanda.

This is not just a number, these are real people who serve you to be civilized, then return to their cage house each night without enjoying the economic prosperity that seems so abundance in Hong Kong.

This tour is about understanding HK capitalistic system and visiting the poor district including a sub-divided unit. We hope to give you the contrast in this city: what the tourism industry (i.e. Lonely Planet, Tripadvisor, Tourism Board) wants you to see and what actually happens on the street.

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  • Meeting point:
    Hong Kong Mong Kok
    Hong Kong Mong Kok
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    Mong Kok MTR Exit B3 with yellow t-

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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