Hong Kong, China
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Carved along the hillside was built in 1844 for the British regiment attached there and named after the holly wood trees that used to line the street. It winds its way down from the upper section of "Central" into the heart of Sheung Wan at Queen's Road West, and makes for a fascinating stroll. At night, the upper part of Hollywood Road is home to crowds and crowds of young and professional groups of people come and party in the clubs of SoHo (South of Hollywood Road). Soho is gaining a growing reputation as the place to seen partying. The Western District of the road are lined with dozens of antique stores and other shops selling all manner of merchandise. Here you can buy snuff bottles, carpets, bird cages ornate name seals that are made to order, paintings etc. Most of the stores are for the serious collector but as move farther and farther down west, the glass fronted stores with expensive displays give way to traditional Chinese knickknacks or making and selling coffin, funeral wreaths and antique reproduction.