A visual story of Hong Kong’s compelling street art
Hong Kong’s street art scene is booming and creativity is at an all time high. Here are 14 photos to show you why you need to check it out ASAP!
Wong Chuk Hang
Did you know that every year Hong Kong has an event called HK Walls where artists are brought to Hong Kong from all over the world to create fantastic murals in the streets of Hong Kong? Well, in 2017, the main venue for HK Walls was Wong Chuk Hang.
So, where to start? Get out of the MTR and you will find some of these immediately! Here is a rough map and for the complete version, click the link below (it’s the official map for HK Walls 2017)
Now, lets take a look at the murals!
Walk around the nearby lanes and you will be delighted!
Cool street art in Ovolo Southside
Head over to Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road to check out some of the best murals!
The other exit of Wong Chuk Hang
Wong Chuk Hang has multiple exits and the other exit opens up to many more wonderful murals!
Central and Soho
The areas around Central and Soho are exactly what you see in famous pictures of Hong Kong. Narrow and steep streets and shops and buildings lined up on the sides. This area is also well known for its street art and here is why a walking tour here is worth it:
The steep roads form a beautiful base to the colorful buildings filled with murals!
Other than these, Hong Kong boasts of magnificent street art that truly displays their creativity in many other areas. One of such places is Kwun Tong which I did not have a chance to visit.
A walking tour around these areas will surely get you clicking. So, next time you are in Hong Kong, don’t forget to include a day to catch these fascinating street art!
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