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SMALL GROUP - Central - A walk back in Time, as a Colonist, where Life & Glamour is!

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Susanna
Quality Verified Registered on September 01, 2022

I'm Sue, the WISE & INTELLIGENT Guru of Hong Kong :) I'm a fun multilinguist LEGAL EAGLE (speaking Mandarin/Cantonese/English/French) and I am witty, smart, fun and kind. My tours are SMALL, FOCUSED & COSY. I love sharing and learning about different cultures. I've travelled through 50+ countries and I know what tourists love. I love everything that has to do with Hong Kong. Some people compare Hong Kong with Beijing, Shanghai, or Singapore and say those cities are better. NO, NO, NO, that is so not true. Hong Kong has everything and it is the best. Come join me on my tours, where you would learn so much more about Hong Kong, that no other tours could compare! Let me show you Hong Kong with many wise giggles & fun laughs!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

SMALL GROUP - Central - A walk back in Time, as a Colonist, where Life & Glamour is!
SMALL GROUP - INTIMATE, COSY, WELL-STUDIED
Hello travelers! I'm Sue, the wise guru from HK :)
The Opium Wars, the Japanese Occupation, Feng Shui superstition behind the rivalry of HSBC Bank and Bank of China (or in fact, between UK and China), the plight of our immigrant domestic helpers ... you need to join me for this guided tour to find out more....
We will partake in this tour, playing the immersive role of a British Colonist, who used to manage HK.  To top it all up, we will take a ride together on HK's oldest transport system, the Tramway 🥰.
Legislative Council Building / Court of Final Appeal 

  • Outside/Inside visit

 Hsbc Headquarters Building
Explore the history of Hong Kong, and its position as a global financial center at the headquarters of one of the world’s largest banks.

  • Outside/Inside visit

Bank of China Building 
Learn about Feng Shui and controversial superstition behind this building's launch. 

  • Outside/Inside visit

Saint John's Cathedral
Learn about history, weddings and funerals
Outside & Inside visit

Hong Kong Park / Peak Tram Station
Visit the city’s oldest church, dating back to the birth of Hong Kong.

  • Outside visit

Ride the Tramway
a short ride to experience HK's cheapest and oldest transport.

Central Market
Learn about the legacy of the biggest life stock market in HK... Listen to what descendents of market stall owners have to say and take a picture through the lens of the past via AI technology!
Central-Midlevels Escalator
Travel within the world's first giant escalators, which connect the rich residential mid-levels area with Soho, Lan Kwai Fing and Central.
Tai Kwun (Police Office +Tribunal+Prison) Why not have a free tour inside?
Pebble Stone Street (Stone Slabs Street) IG sensation, a relic of our British colonial past!

***IMPORTANT***
Just a quick note on tipping: it's the standard practice for my tours, with a baseline of HKD150 per pax/per tour (HKD75 per child/per tour). Your support keeps my tours top-notch, with my historical expertise and academic background bringing your Hong Kong experience to the next level. While some guests go above and beyond this baseline, it's totally up to you! 🙏🏼

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Unnamed Road, Central, Hong Kong
    Unnamed Road, Central, Hong Kong
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    I will be at the UNDERGROUND area (NOT Street Level) of Exit K of Central MTR Station. Please note that I will contact you for final confirmation within 24 hours before the event, where if I specify a SPECIFIC REPLY DEADLINE, which reply is failed, I may consider it a "no show". Thanks and therefore do respond to me when I write you near the event.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Legislative Council Complex
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Bank of China (Hong Kong) Connaught Road Central Branch
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Hsbc Headquarters Building
  • 4
    Outside visit
    St. John's Cathedral
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Hong Kong Park
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Peak Tram Lower Terminus
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Central Market
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Central-Mid-Levels Escalators
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Tai Kwun
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Stone Slab Street

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).

Tour opinions

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4.95
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4.82
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4.98
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4.95
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Randy 30 Mar 2024
Emery

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
She keep demanding I cancel numerous times because she was going to be out of town. I contacted you and GuruWalk said she need to cancel tour. She contacted me again on day of tour to have me cancel again.
Sascha 14 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
The walking tour through the centrum was great to get a first impression of the city and an overview of its history paired with lots of fun facts. I really liked Susanna as a guide. She does her job passionately! Was much fun. After the first tour I instantly booked another one with her (monster building) which was awesome as well! Can't recommend enough!
Sandra 11 Mar 2024
Vilnius

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
We really enjoyed the tour! Thank you Susanna, highly recommend it.
Pepijn 11 Mar 2024
Amsterdam

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Had a lot fun! Susanna is a lovely person, knows so much and is very witty. Absolutely loved the tour
Regina 09 Mar 2024
Singapore

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Susanna was great. We really enjoyed the walk with her, infused with local knowledge of a hongkonger. Love it.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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