Fodor's Expert Review Possession Street

Western Neighborhood/Street

A sign here marks where Captain Charles Elliott stepped ashore in 1841 to claim Hong Kong for the British empire. This was once the waterfront, but aggressive reclamation has left the spot several blocks inland. At the top of the street stands Hollywood Centre, home to a number of shops and galleries and the non-profit contemporary art space Asia Art Archive.

Neighborhood/Street

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Possession St., between Queen's Rd. and Hollywood Rd.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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