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Central is the earliest developed district in Hong Kong with many distinguish scenery spots. Recent years have witnessed a more active development of cultural tourist routes from Central to Mid-Levels. After the preservation and revitalization of ancient cultural relics and buildings, it has attracted more tourists from home and abroad. First, let's start our visit from Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, and then to Tai Kwun, PMQ (Police Married Quarters) and Central Market.

(Last updated: 26/1/2022)


Bus Route Origin ← → Destination Alighting Stop
12 Central Ferry Pier ↔ Robinson Road Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum
Caine Road (near Castle Road)
12M Admiralty (Tamar Street) ↔ Park Road
13 Central (City Hall) ↔ Kotewall Road (Mid-levels)
23 North Point Ferry Pier ↔ Pokfield Road
23B Braemar Hill ↔ Robinson Road
40 Wan Chai North← →Wah Fu (North)
103 Chuk Yuen ↔ Pokfield Road

Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum

Appearance of Kom Tong Hall


Visitors after alighting at Caine Road near Castle Road will easily see an archaic building, which is the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum situated at the then Castle Road Kom Tong Hall. Kom Tong Hall is built in 1914 by Ho Kom-tong, the second younger brother of the wealthy merchant Hotung. In 1960, Kom Tong Hall is sold to the Cheng’s Clan, who later resell to the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-days Saints as a gathering place. In 1990, Kom Tong Hall is accorded status Grade 2 historic building by the Antiquities Advisory Board. Till 2002, the church applies to the Building Authority to demolish and rebuild Kom Tong Hall, while numerous citizens and civil organizations strongly express their wishes to retain the British building with such distinguish architectural style. The SAR government thus purchased Kom Tong Hall from the church for 53 million and further spent 91 million to restore and convert the building into the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum. The museum now displays exhibits introducing the life of Father of the Nation Sun Yat-sen and his relationship with Hong Kong.


Short comment: Despite being a restored historical building, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum provides an array of barrier-free facilities (e.g: Accessible Lifts, Toilets and Ramps) for all travelers. As the path connecting the bus stop nearby and the Museum is steep, extra caution is required for the wheelchair users.


Address: 7 Castle Road, Central

Tai Kwun

Hong Kong Police Headquarters (HKPHQ)


Tai Kwun, also known as the old Central Police Station, is located on Hollywood Road, Central. Built in 1864, it was the place of HKPHQ and Central Police Station. The Central Police Station has now moved to the adjacence of Central Police District Headquarters in Sheung Wan. The former Hong Kong Police Headquarters, the Barrack Block, the former Victoria Prison, and the former Central Magistracy have been listed as Declared Monuments in Hong Kong. It was officially open to the public from 29 May 2018, without entrance fees.


Tips: The Hong Kong Police Headquarters is equipped with ramps and lifts for disabled people, and accessible toilets are located in male and female toilets. Ramps can be also found between the Inspection Square and the Barrack Block on both sides. There are lifts in the Barrack Block for wheelchair users to visit all floors. Wheelchair users can enter and exit Tai Kwun through the gates on Arbuthnot Road or Hollywood Road (exit only).



Bus Route Origin ← → Destination Alighting Stop
12 Central Ferry Piers← →Robinson Road Tai Kwun (Hollywood Road)
12M Admiralty (Tamar Street)← →Park Road
40M Wan Chai (North)← →Wah Fu (North)
13 Central (City Hall)← →Kotewall Road (Mid-Levels)
26 Lai Tak Tsuen← →Hollywood Road


Address: 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

PMQ (Police Married Quarters)



PMQ (Police Married Quarters) is a creative centre in Hong Kong. It is located at 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong Island, with a gross floor area of 18,000 square metres and 5 gates. The predecessor of PMQ was Police Married Quarters on Hollywood Road, which was listed as a Grade III Historic Building in Hong Kong on 10 November 2010. After revitalization, it became a creative centre, partially opened on 14 April 2014 and officially opened on 21 June of the same year.


The PMQ building group is divided into Block A (Staunton), Block B (Hollywood), Qube, Plateau, Courtyard and Market Place, and Hollywood Garden. Basically, Block A and Block B are equipped with lifts to all floors, and disabled toilets on different floors.


Short comment:

If entering on Aberdeen Street, wheelchair users should be aware of the steep street and the quite narrow pavement.
There is a stair on the pavement in front of the entrance to Staunton Street, and you may have to go through a long ramp to reach Staunton Street.
If entering at Hollywood Garden, you should also be aware of the traffic on Aberdeen Street.



Walk: If entering on Aberdeen Street, wheelchair users should be aware of the steep street and the quite narrow pavement.
Bus: Take the Citybus Route 26 from Lai Tak Tsuen to Hollywood Road, get off at No. 65 Hollywood Road in front of Peel Street, and walk in the direction of Aberdeen Street for about 3 minutes.


Address: 35 Aberdeen Street, Central

Central Market

The Central Market, located at the junction of Des Voeux Road Central and Queen Victoria Street, was completed in 1939. The Market is the only surviving building designed with Bauhaus style in the urban area. In 1990, it was listed as a Grade III Historic Building. The Market was closed in 2003. After many rounds of research and consultation, the revitalization of the Central Market Building finally started in October 2017, and was completed in 2021. After the revitalization, the Central Market has now more than 100 retail stores and restaurants with "borderless spaces", including street food, local brands, and literary youth shops.


Short comment:

The entrance to Central Market on Queen Victoria Street is barrier-free. However, the ground floor of the Market is mainly for restaurants, and fixed seats can be found in some shops, which is inconvenient for the disabled, especially wheelchair users.
The Market is equipped with lifts and accessible toilets, as well as ramps and guide paths for the visually impaired at stairs, so as to provide convenience for wheelchair users. The disabled will find it hard to visit the Central Market on Saturdays and Sundays, when there are a large number of tourists and inadequate space.
As the architectural features of Central Market must be maintained, there is no handrail on the partition wall of the grand staircase, of which the disabled, especially the visually impaired, should be aware. There are braille indicators in the Market, which give the hotline to those in need.



MTR: (Central Station) Take the lift at Entrance A to the ground floor, turn to Des Voeux Road Central along Pedder Street, and go straight towards Queen Victoria Street.
  (Sheung Wan Station) Take the lift at Entrance E3 to the ground floor, go straight towards Jubilee Street along Des Voeux Road Central.


Bus Route Origin ← → Destination Alighting Stop
KMB 961P Tuen Mun (Leung King Estate)← →Causeway Bay (Victoria Park) Hang Seng Bank Headquarters
18 North Point (Healthy Street Central)← →Kennedy Town (Belcher Bay) Jubilee Street
1 Happy Valley (Upper)← →Mount Davis Central Market
(Des Voeux Road Central)
111 Ping Shek Estate← →Central (Macau Ferry)
722 Yiu Tung Estate← →Central Ferry Piers
10 North Point Ferry Pier← →Kennedy Town Central Market
(Queen Victoria Street)
37A Chi Fu Fa Yuen← →Central
90B Admiralty (East)← →South Horizons
101 Kwun Tong (Yue Man Square)← →Kennedy Town
104 Pak Tin Estate← →Kennedy Town
680X Ma On Shan (Wu Kai Sha Station)← →Central (Macau Ferry) Queen Victoria Street
(Connaught Road Central)
780 Chai Wan (East)← →Central Ferry Piers


Address: 93 Queen's Road Central and 80 Des Voeux Road Central, Centra

Opening hours of Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum

Monday to Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 10 am to 7 pm

Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve: 10 am to 5 pm

Closed on Thursday (except public holidays, Sun Yat-sen's birthday on 12 Nov. and deathday on 12 Mar.), the 1st and the 2nd of Chinese New Year

Normal exhibitions: Entrance free

Tour guide service: call 3580 6780 for application first, and then fill the application form

Inquiry website: http://hk.drsunyatsen.museum

Opening hours of Tai Kwun

Tai Kwun: 8 am – 11 pm

Visitor Centre: 10 am – 8 pm

Jockey Club Artist Hub: 11 am – 7 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

Tai Kwun provides a guided tour arrangement of historical sites, and can plan barrier-free routes for participating organizations, including sign language interpretation, oral video and tactile production, etc. For details, please log on to the website for inquiries.

Inquiry website: https://www.taikwun.hk/en/

Opening hours of PMQ

PMQ: 07:00 – 23:00
Studio: 11:00 – 20:00
General inquiries: 2870 2335
Website: www.pmq.org.hk/

Opening hours of Central Market

Central Market: 10:00 – 22:00
Public space - Oasis: 08:00 – 22:00
General inquiries: 3618 8668
Website: www.centralmarket.hk/en


If leaving at the gate on Hollywood Road, you have to pass a long ramp, so be careful. Wheelchair users must also pay attention to the narrow pedestrian road at this place.

Parking Spaces Designated for the Disabled

Tai Kwun   Gough Street, Central x1
  PMQ   Gough Street, Central x1
  Central Market
  Gilman Street (near Harbour Building), Central x1
      Rumsey Street Car Park x6 (Parking Fee)
      Star Ferry Car Park x5 (Parking Fee)
      City Hall Car Park x3 (Parking Fee)
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