Taken at night, this panorama shows the view from Central Pier on Hong Kong Island over Hong Kong Harbour to Kowloon. The landing piers stand out illuminated against the dark sky. In the water is one of the numerous ferries that chug continuously across the harbour. Central Pier is one of the major transport hubs in Hong Kong, and makes for a relaxing alternative to catching the MRT from Hong Kong to Kowloon.
Central Pier at Night - Hong Kong visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Central Pier at Night' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Hong Kong.
Central Pier is part of the terminal serving Star Ferry services across Victoria Harbour to destinations on outlying islands in Hong Kong. The main Star Ferry route from Central to Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon (often called 'the Star Ferry' leave from the Star Ferry Terminal nearby. These ferries provide a vital means of transport for those living in Hong Kong, and are very popular also with the millions of tourists who come to visit. They are used by an estimated 70,000 passengers a day (26 million a year).
The ferries arrive at numerous piers nearby. The main routes from the Central Ferry piers include:
- Cheung Chau Island
- Lamma Island (Kam Lo Hom and Picnic Bay)
- Lantau Island (Dicovery Bay and Mui Wo)
- Peng Chau Island
- Star Ferry Terminal Kowloon arriving at the Star Ferry Pier and East Tsim Sha Tsui Pier and Hung Hom Pier.
- Macau - a very popular tourist destination for day trips from Hong Kong.
MRT: Central, Hong Kong
Ferry: Star Ferry Pier