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Living in Mid-levels Central

One of the most popular residential districts in Hong Kong, Mid-levels Central includes areas in the slopes and hills of The Peak and stretches all the way to Tai Ping Shan. The culturally rich district is characterised by its large-sized properties, greenery, transportation system and elite school network. With all this combined, and due to its close proximity to the CBD as well as the city’s vibrant F&B scene, Mid-levels Central has become an extremely sought after district to live in Hong Kong.

F&B

The nature of the Mid-levels area is highly popular with families and thus many family-friendly restaurants and cafes have sprung up in the area. There’s a string of cafes, such as Rosie Jean's Café, Elephant Grounds and cupping room. Rosie Jean's Café sits on a plot of land large enough for a cosy indoor area, outdoor area and an outdoor playground – a rarity in Hong Kong. Coffee house, Elephant Grounds sports its signature wooden interiors with plenty of space that gives the warmth and cosiness of your own home.


Rosie Jeans Cafe


Cupping Room Mid-levels

Elite school network

Mid-levels is famous for its strong school network. This includes both local and international schools like Sacred Heart Canossian School, St. Paul’s Co-educational College and Island School and Glenealy School from the English Schools Foundation (ESF). The area is also home to a handful of playgroups and kindergartens. Its school net is a big feature why families choose to reside in the Mid-levels area.


Mid-levels school network


Mid-levels school network


Mid-levels school network

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Religious freedom

Venturing deeper into Mid-levels will uncover various religious monuments and buildings. Locals like to worship the gods at the small traditional temple on the short and narrow Tai Ping Shan Street. Further up on Caine Road is Jamia Mosque. The mosque is also known as Lascar Temple, and was built in 1980, making it one of Hong Kong’s oldest mosques. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception also rests on Caine Road. As an architectural masterpiece, the cathedral has gone through ruins, redevelopments and been relocated to its current position from Wellington Street. It has been refurbished since its opening in 1988, and is now classed as a Grade 1 Historic Building by the Hong Kong Government. 


Religious freedom

Mid-levels Escalator

Running through the heart of the district, the Mid-levels Escalator is an iconic Hong Kong infrastructure. With the original aim of easing traffic congestion in the area, the Mid-levels Escalator began its operation in 1993 and now transports countless residents working in the area up and down every day. The escalator is divided into sections and has several entrances and exits along its route, giving passengers a convenient way of exploring Mid-levels and the surrounding area. Starting from Queen’s Road Central and all the way to Conduit Road, the escalators start running at 6am till midnight, with uphill and downhill directions set according to peak hours and foot traffic.


Mid-levels Escalator


Mid-levels Escalator

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