A popular street for travelers in central Hong Kong, Hollywood Road is known for it's many local shops and open-air vendors, where you can purchase a wide range of curios, include pro-Maoist memorabilia, to bring back home to the weekday warriors that couldn't make the trip. The first road to be completed in the original British settlement in Hong Kong, this is also the best place to find a resurgence of contemporary art, with a number of fine galleries from one end of the street to the other. Also of interest is Hong Kong's oldest temple, Man Mo, a bounty of culture amongst the "antique" stores of the area. For those who need to escape the traffic and gawking, there is Hollywood Road Park at the western end of the thoroughfare.
Note:Hollywood Road can be accessed by the 800 meter (2,625 foot) long Central Mid-Levels Escalator at the historic central police station, which are a very cool experience in themselves. Also, for cuisine lovers, take a walk a block north to parallel Wellington Street, where excellent eateries like the Michelin-starred Yung Kee and the truly organic eating of Mana. Nightlife aficionados can head a block south to Soho or a few blocks east to Lan Kwai Fong.