neighbourhood love : wan chai

neighbourhood love - wan chai walk

neighbourhood love – wan chai walk

wan chai is one of the first areas developed in hong kong, full of historical values and urban myths. however, as our buzzing city continues to grow, these stories are disappearing together with the buildings and shops rich with heritage, replaced by skyscrapers and high-rise residential towers. wan chai is evolving, right before our eyes.

hopwell centre

hopwell centre

sun street

sun street

as a proud member of the charming star street precinct, kapok wants to rediscover the best of what our neighbour has to offer with you – from newly-opened italian restaurant pici, the outpost of international affairs magazine monocle to the dai pai dong that has become a symbol of hong kong’s past, let us inject a dose of “neighbourhood love” into your lives, starting with our very own wan chai.

monocle shop

monocle shop

newly opened italian restaurant - pici

newly opened italian restaurant – pici

did you know that wan chai used to be called ha wan (下環), and that the shortest street in hong kong can be found here? we are organizing a 3-hour adventure that will tell insider stories of wan chai, starting at our sun street store, through wing fung street, the pawn, blue house and other destinations, some of which are kapok crew’s favourite spots. if you wish to find our more facts or myths about wan chai, sign up here for kapok’s wan chai walk with zolima city mag.
the quiet side of wan chai

the quiet side of wan chai

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