Looking to jazz up your insta-game? Well, look no further, because Hong Kong’s trendy Sheung Wan neighborhood is about to add some snazz to your images! This artistic area is home to vibrant colors, staggering creativity, and holds significant historical value in Hong Kong.
So, without further adieu, here are five colorful street art hotspots in Sheung Wan that you can’t miss.
1. Upper Station Street
Created by Thai street artist Rukkit Kuanhawate, “Fox Multi Coloured” is all about colorful, trendy geometric art that will add a playful kick to your feed. After all, who doesn’t love having animals in their images? Upper Station Street, Sheung Wan.
2. Kwong Fuk Ancestral Hall
As part of their mission to promote social inclusion for artists with disabilities, the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals invited local artist Chen Ka-yan to give a modern revamp to this historic building. Ka-yan decorated the place with colorful geometric patterns, along with phrases that include names of deities and extracts of prayers. 40 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan.
3. Tank Lane
Nothing beats a stellar kung fu pose with the legendary Bruce Lee himself. This painted mural was beautifully created by South Korean artist Xeva as a tribute to the superstar. But this photorealistic mural is simply one of the many impressive artworks by international artists that are nested in Tank Lane, so be sure to stroll around the street for more photo ops! Tank Ln, Sheung Wan.
4. Hollywood Road
This captivating merge of portraiture and abstract shapes is a result of Hopare’s work. Beware though, the longer you stare into the life-like eyes, the harder it is to walk away from the mural. This isn’t the only artwork on the street that was created by the talented French artist, so keep your eyes out for this distinctive style around town! Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan.
Designed and painted by Stern Rockwell, this colorful mural on the Travelodge building reflects the preservation and innovation of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage. The graffiti bridges old and new on Hong Kong’s iconic Hollywood Road. The rebirth of this old commercial street gives a chic resurgence to the neighborhood, where traditional tea parlors and antique shops sit warmly by European-style cafés and modern art galleries. 263 Hollywood Road, Central.
Recently, Forbes.com has titled Sheung Wan the “coolest neighborhood in Hong Kong,” and it is no surprise why. This unique city has everything from every era – perfect for an adventurous soul.
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