Central Plaza - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Central Plaza
Central Plaza is a 78-story, 374 m skyscraper located in 18 Harbour Road, Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It is the third tallest tower in the city. Central Plaza was also the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world until it was surpassed by CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou. It also houses the world's highest church inside a skyscraper, Sky City Church.
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Attractions Near Central Plaza
Golden Bauhinia Square
0.5km from Central Plaza
The square was named after the giant statue of a golden Bauhinia blakeana(Hong Kong Orchid tree). This is where the ceremonies for the handover of Hong Kong and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were held in July 1997.
Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse
1.11km from Central Plaza
The Happy Valley Racecourse is one of the two racecourses for horse racing and is a tourist attraction in Hong Kong. It is located in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island. There is a Hong Kong Racing Museum Situated on the second floor of Happy Stand, in Happy Valley Racecourse, represent the HK’s horse racing evolution and history, development of Happy Valley.
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
1.16km from Central Plaza
Flagstaff House, built-in 1846, is the oldest example of Western-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong. The museum specializes in the collection, study, and display of teaware, including many samples of the Yixing teapot, from the Jiangsu of China, as well as the world's oldest known extant teapot.
The Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park
1.37km from Central Plaza
The wheel has 42 luxurious gondolas including one VIP Gondola that comfortably seat eight passengers. The area around the wheel includes a plaza for events as well as drinks and snacks.
Hong Kong Park
1.51km from Central Plaza
Hong Kong Park is an example of modern design and facilities blending with the natural landscapes. The park features an aviary, a greenhouse, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, fountains, lily ponds, playgrounds, a restaurant, and even a marriage registry. The aviary features more than 80 species of birds in a well-designed tropical ‘rainforest’.
The Peak Tram
1.52km from Central Plaza
Peak Tram is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. It carries passengers from the first station to the last station in just 7 minutes, Peak Tram is the fastest way to get from Central to The Peak.