Central Plaza stands at 374 metres in height, dominating the skyline of central Hong Kong. At night the postmodern skyscraper becomes the city’s most fashionable timepiece, changing colour every 15 minutes. Visit the lobby with its elegant marble finishes, beautiful paintings and palm trees for a glimpse into the affluence of this bustling district.
The Hong Kong skyline is one of the most iconic cityscapes in the world, and the Central Plaza skyscraper sits centre stage. Located in downtown Hong Kong, it’s close to Times Square, Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre and the harbour. Just over halfway up on the 46th floor, the Sky Lobby offers the best 360-degree views of the thriving metropolis and harbour areas. On the 78th floor of Central Plaza, visitors will find Sky City Church, the world’s highest church located in a skyscraper. If retail therapy is on the Hong Kong itinerary, Times Square is home to the first vertical shopping mall in Hong Kong with 9 storeys of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Central Plaza is also close to the most famous racecourse in the world, Happy Valley. Enjoy the racing, vibrant atmosphere,or enjoy a winning bet on the horses. Take a trip across the water to see Avenue of the Stars or journey by tram to the summit of Victoria Peak for panoramic views of this buzzing metropolis. For those seeking tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle of the city, walk to Hong Kong Park. This peaceful, urban oasis features waterfalls, ponds, and greenery.
Hong Kong Island is serviced by many transport systems, the most frequently used is the Mass Transit Railway or MTR which operates throughout the islands. Buses stop outside Central Plaza, there are tram services nearby, and it’s easy to walk to the attractions of Times Square, Happy Valley Racecourse, and the harbour in 20 minutes.
Hong Kong became a British colony following the defeat of Chinese forces in the First Opium War. The island saw turbulent times during the Second World War, and in 1997 the island was handed back to China by the British. The area surrounding Central Plaza today is affluent, thriving, and home to many banks, entertainment venues, world class shopping malls and corporations.