Hennessy Road

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Hennessy Road
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Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay, junction with Yee Wo Street
Namesake John Pope Hennessy
Location Hong Kong
Hennessy Road
Traditional Chinese 軒尼詩道
Hennessy Road in Wanchai

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.

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.


In popular culture[edit]

The 2009 film Crossing Hennessy takes place around Hennessy Road.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sogo department store" Sogo Hong Kong. Retrieved 2012-03-09
  2. ^ Ha, Karen, "Hysan rides wave of high office, shop rents"The Standard. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-09

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Coordinates: 22°16′44″N 114°10′49″E / 22.27891°N 114.18019°E / 22.27891; 114.18019