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Hennessy Road

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Location  Hong Kong
Major cities  Hong Kong
Namesake  John Pope Hennessy
Hennessy Road

Hennessy Road (Chinese: 軒尼詩道) is a thoroughfare on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It connects Yee Wo Street on the east in Causeway Bay, and Queensway on the western end in Wan Chai.

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Map of Hennessy Rd, Hong Kong

It is a two-way road with 2 to 3 lanes of traffic on each side,Trams travel along parts of the road.The road was built in the 20th century and is 1.86 kilometres long in length.

The road is named after John Pope Hennessy, the Governor of Hong Kong between 1877 and 1882.

Landmarks

  • Sogo Hong Kong - department store at 555 Hennessy Road, since 1985
  • Hysan Place - shopping mall and office building at 500 Hennessy Road. It is developed by Hysan Development Company Limited at the former site of Hennessy Centre and due for completion in August 2012.
  • In popular culture

    The 2009 film Crossing Hennessy takes place around Hennessy Road.

    References

    Hennessy Road Wikipedia


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