Robinson Road, Hong Kong

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Robinson Road
HK Robinson Road Mid-Level escalators.jpg
The Central-Mid-Levels escalator on Robinson Road
Traditional Chinese 羅便臣道
Robinson Road plaque

Robinson Road is a 2-lane, bi-directional road on the Mid-levels, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. In the east, it is connected with the Magazine Gap Road and Garden Road, and in the west with Babington Road and Park Road, Robinson Road is quite long. With Central-Mid-Levels escalator, it also connects with Conduit Road. It was named after the fifth Governor of Hong Kong, Sir Hercules Robinson. It has a reputation as being one of the most affluent and the most exclusive neighborhoods in Hong Kong.

Famous residents include actor/singer/entrepreneur Edison Chen, actress Bernice Liu and many others. Parts of the walls in Robinson Road have been recently declared as protected monuments. These walls are very old with thick roots embedded in them. Robinson Road has luxury complexes with all the facilities you would expect. There are an amazing number of property agents located along the road.

Nathan Road in Kowloon was, until 1907, also called Robinson Road, but was subsequently renamed to its present name to avoid confusion with its Mid-levels counterpart.

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Coordinates: 22°16′58″N 114°08′46″E / 22.28278°N 114.14621°E / 22.28278; 114.14621