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where you can find some of the best shopping and street markets in Hong Kong.

your exploration in Old Town Central, an eclectic blend of old meets new. It’s the oldest district in Hong Kong, with cobblestone streets lined with art, culture, architecture, shopping and dining. Cruise guests can experience Old Town Central’s colorful history and explore a city that is always changing but never detached from its origins. While nestled in the heart of Kowloon, Sham Shui Po has a longstanding reputation as a working-class neighborhood. It is also

NEW INFRASTRUCTURE With two new infrastructure projects launched in 2018, Hong Kong’s long-established role as a gateway to China is further enhanced. The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section) connects Hong Kong to 44 mainland cities without interchange, providing travel from Hong Kong to Shenzhen in only 23 minutes, and Guangzhou takes as little as 47 minutes. The longest sea bridge in the world links Hong Kong and Macao to the mainland China city of Zhuhai. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge cuts the travel time between Hong Kong and Zhuhai from three hours to a mere 30 minutes. With these two new projects, Hong Kong visitors and cruise guests have more access to the mainland for touring. For more information on Hong Kong tours and other experiences for cruise guests, visit us at discoverhongkong.com.

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