Instagramming in SoHo

Instagrammable Spots in Soho

Hong Kong’s vibrant SoHo neighbourhood provides varied backdrops for snapping social media pictures guaranteed to get the likes. Spend your day snapping playful murals, winding stairs and tropical foliage, then relax at the area’s stylish cafés and bars.

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Jerkface at Chôm Chôm

Strolling down Peel Street, Jerkface’s ode to Popeye is a great place to snap a pic of your best flex.

(58 Peel Street, Central)

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Mural at GOD

The turquoise wall depicting old Hong Kong housing is a popular photo destination right off of bustling Hollywood Road.

(Intersection of 46 Graham Street and 48 Hollywood Road, Central)

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Mural at Maison Libanaise

The third floor of Maison Libanaise is a plant-filled patio with a vibrant depiction of Lebanon. Paired with the restaurant’s instagrammable dishes, it’s a must-visit to add some colour to your feed.

(10 Shelley St, Central)

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Pottinger Street

Pottinger Street is paved with uneven granite stone steps for an interesting backdrop. One of the oldest streets in the city, it’s named after Hong Kong’s first governor, Sir Henry Pottinger.

(Pottinger Street, Central)

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You can’t miss BELON when you pass by Elgin Street! BELON is a neo-Parisian bistro where the wooden French-inspired interior was designed by architect Sean Dix. The place is perfect for photoshoot, to make your fashion shoot look French.

(41 Elgin St, Central)

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PMQ is a historic site containing a grade III listed building, the old Police Married Quarters. It is now a mixed-use venue for arts and design. Visitors can enjoy the creative lifestyle and take photos of the artistic environment there.

(35 Aberdeen St, Central)

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Square Street

The colourful wall murals around Square Street provide a vibrant backdrop for your best pictures.

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Tai Ping Shan Street

Tai Ping Shan Street is made for walking with winding, well-worn stairs. Bonus: it’s near the photo-friendly Man Mo Temple, too.

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Graham Street Wet Market

The Graham Street Wet Market is the city’s oldest, and the baskets of produce, flowers and sloping street are ripe for photos.

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Central to Mid-Levels Escalators

It is the longest outdoor covered escalators in the world, that connects central, SoHo and Mid-levels residential areas. Take a leisurely ride, snapping as you go.

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