Things to do in Hong Kong

Old Dec 30, 18, 11:25 am
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Things to do in Hong Kong

Hi everyone,

Please tell me if this violates the rules.

I lived in HK for a bit and I made a spreadsheet with a list of some things to do in Hong Kong. Here is the link: Click Here
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Old Jan 2, 19, 11:30 am
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This is great, thank you for sharing
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Old Jan 2, 19, 11:39 am
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Any flea markets , old junk markets , low brow places preferred
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Old Jan 3, 19, 4:50 pm
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Happy Valley open in January for races? I went awhile ago and want to go back this month....is it only Wednesdays?
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Old Jan 3, 19, 5:31 pm
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Originally Posted by lax01 View Post
Happy Valley open in January for races? I went awhile ago and want to go back this month....is it only Wednesdays?
Yes, Happy Valley races are only on Wednesdays and yes, they run in January.

https://racing.hkjc.com/racing/infor...g/Fixture.aspx
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Shenzen?

what about Shenzen?
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Old Jan 3, 19, 6:04 pm
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No horse-racing in Shenzhen, yet.

If you want a quick peek into Mainland China, I think Guangzhou is a lot more interesting than Shenzhen. But if you're just interested in seeing modern China for what modern China is, then Shenzhen's not a bad place to start.

Note that depending on your nationality, visas can be expensive. Shenzhen has one advantage: many (not all) nationalities can get five-day Shenzhen-only visas at some (not all) border crossings.

(There's still a border between HK and Mainland China, and while most can visit HK visa-free, visas are required for most (not all) who want to visit the Mainland from HK.)
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Old Jan 3, 19, 8:55 pm
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Originally Posted by kevincrumbs View Post
Yes, Happy Valley races are only on Wednesdays and yes, they run in January.

https://racing.hkjc.com/racing/infor...g/Fixture.aspx
Thanks! I should safely assume that the 4 digit number next to each race is the time (out of order), correct?
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Thanks! I should safely assume that the 4 digit number next to each race is the time (out of order), correct?
Those digit are the length of the race, in meter.
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Old Jan 4, 19, 11:15 am
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Those digit are the length of the race, in meter.
Ah makes more sense...I see here the first race is at 7:30PM Local time...nice
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Just booked a trip to Hong Kong in December and was looking to get a head start on some research. Thanks for sharing!
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Old Apr 25, 19, 9:08 pm
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"Any flea markets , old junk markets , low brow places preferred."

Sham Shui Po, mostly to the southwest of Cheung Sha Wan Road.
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Old Jun 15, 19, 10:39 am
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If I plan to visit Shenzhen for a couple days, do I need visa in advanced or can I get one there?
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Old Jun 16, 19, 8:27 am
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Originally Posted by 889 View Post
"Any flea markets , old junk markets , low brow places preferred."

Sham Shui Po, mostly to the southwest of Cheung Sha Wan Road.
Go to Jade market near Yau Ma Tei police station late afternoon then walk across the road to Temple street night market There are also street markets in Mongkok Tung Choi and Fa Yuen streets
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