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Stanley, an exotic seaside on the south of Hong Kong Island, is one of the popular tourist destinations in Hong Kong. Visitors can immerse in the lovely sunshine and sea breeze along the coast. Visitors can also meander through streets and alleys in the European-style town or even enjoy a nice meal in restaurants and bars. It just makes you feel like in another country.

(Last updated: 22/8/2018)

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Traffic

Bus

Origin <-->Destination

Alighting stop

NWFB /Citybus

6 / 6X / 66

(Central (Exchange Square)* ← →Stanley Prison

Stanley Plaza

63

North Point Pier← →Stanley Prison

973

 (Tsim Sha Tsui (Mody Road)← →Stanley Market

73

Cyberport/ Wa Fu (North) ← →Stanley Prison

Stanley Village

260

 Central (Exchange Square)* ← →Stanley Prison

In order to get to Exchange Square bus terminus from MTR Hong Kong station, wheelchair users are advised to use the elevator close to Exit A in the Hong Kong Station concourse and get to ground floor. Exit by Man Cheung Street, turn right and head to Man Yiu Street (watch out for big ramp) and arrive at the Exchange Square bus stop from Harbour View Street.

The Murray House

The Murray House

 

After getting to Stanley Plaza, wheelchair users can get to 1st floor by taking the elevator at the plaza, then get to the amphitheatre playground by taking another elevator at the other end. The classical architecture next to the plaza is Murray House. Visitors can access to other floors through the ramp behind Murray House and take the elevator. imitated Greek stone pillars and Chinese ceramic roofs make Murray House a typical architecture that blends oriental and western elements. The 3-storey granite building was originally located at Central. The government dismantles the buildings in 1982 into 3,000 granite parts and resembled it in Stanley in 1998. Visitors love to take pictures at this classical-style building. Within Murray House there are a number of restaurants that offer exotic cuisines, allowing visitors to enjoy a nice meal with the magnificent sea view.

Easy-to-Reach Index: star star star      Accessible Toilet Provided Accessible Toilet Provided
Barrier Free Index: star star star  
Recommendation Index: star star star star  

Suggested Length of Stay:

Approx 15-30minutes

       
Address: 96 Stanley Main Street, Stanley

 

Comments: Side door of Murray House are with access ramp, but there are obstacles at the end which cause inconvenience.

Stanley Plaza

Stanley Plaza

Located near the bus station, is often the origin and destination of the tour. The plaza is right next to the seaside and it has such a remarkable sea view. The accessible facilities allow wheelchair users to go shopping and dining at ease in every corner of the plaza.

Accessible toilet providedAccessible toilet provided 

Address: 23 Carmel Road, Stanley

Blake Pier

Blake Pier

Blake Pier is originally housed in Central, it is now at the side of Murray House. The pier was built in 1900, and its triangular steel roof- a state of the art at that time- was imported from the UK in 1909. The pier had been used for welcoming honored guests. Although it was dismentaled in 1965, its steel roof made its twisted way to the place it is today in 2006, and a new pier called Stanley Blake Pier was built based on the original Blake Pier.

The Stanley Waterfront Promenade

Stanley Waterfront Promenade

After leaving Murray House, move along Stanley Main Street and you will arrive the Waterfront Promenade. Stretching 380 meters and covering 1.4 hectares of space, the promenade is designed with the concept of an oasis in town. It is built with wooden bars, wooden chairs and gardens. Visitors can enjoy the lovely sea breeze along the way.

Easy-to-Reach Index: star star star star     Accessible Toilet Provided Accessible Toilet Provided
Barrier Free Index: star star star star  
Recommendation Index: star star star star        

Suggested Length of Stay:

Approx 15-30minutes 

       
Address:13 Stanley Main Street 

Short comments: The Promenade is fully accessible with barrier free facilities which include access ramp, guidance path for disabled, handrails and disabled washroom.

Stanley Shui Shian Temple

Stanley Shui Shian Temple

At the end of the Waterfront Promenade, there is an old temple called Shui Shian Temple. Shian (is an archaic Chinese character of what is today commonly known as god. The god t this temple is a water god called the Old Shui Shian. Even though it is situated at a higher place, there is a ramp that allows wheelchair users to access. Vistors can enjoy the nice view of Murray House and Blake Pier just outside the temple.

 

Address: 1A Stanley Main Street, Stanley

Stanley Main Street (the Market)

Having passed the Waterfront Promenade or getting off at Stanley Village Road, visitors can follow along Stanley New Street and turn to Stanley Main Street (Market), where it leads you to the market. Many buildings in the market are designed in the architectural form of tong lau, where you see various kinds of shops and restaurants on the ground floor. The shops mostly sell exquisite souvenirs and Chinese traditional clothing, which is quite popular for tourists. However most restaurants and shops have staircase in their front doors which not wheelchair friendly design.

Easy-to-Reach Index: star star star star     
Barrier Free Index: star star   
Recommendation Index: star star star star        

Suggested Length of Stay:

Approx 30-60minutes 

       
Address:Stanley Main Street, Stanley

Comments:  Entrance of most shops and restaurants are with steps which is inconvenient for wheelchair users to enter.

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