Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong launches artful excursions

Published: 21 July 2019 - 3:15 p.m.
By: Claudia De Brito
In keeping with the trend of experiential travel and as an advocate of the arts, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is offering a curated excursion for guests that immerses them into the city’s urban street art scene.

Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district, the hotel is within walking distance to various street art spots hidden amongst towering skyscrapers, local shops and residential buildings. The tour is led by a resident storyteller who takes guests on a thought-provoking journey that allows them to experience the city from a new and unexpected angle.

Guests will discover hidden artistic murals and see where international and local artists have used alleyways and buildings as their canvas. The tour combines the neighbourhood’s long-time classic wall art, as well as revealing new painted treasures of Hong Kong. Guests will also gain an in-depth understanding about the history of Hong Kong’s street art, the artists and their techniques as well as the stories behind the site-specific artworks.

The half-day street art walking tour is priced at HKD 3,400 (US $435) for up to two guests, and HKD 500 (US $64) for each additional person.

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