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9 Spots to Visit During Art Basel Hong Kong
Architectural Digest

The three-day art fair is the perfect opportunity to check out some of the city’s best designed places to stay, eat, and see


The Hong Kong art scene is booming. Not only have mega-galleries like Gagosian, White Cube, and Lehmann Maupin arrived here recently, but ground has already broken on an epic Herzog & de Meuron building that will be one of the largest modern art museums in the world. Hong Kong has also become an important stop on the international art fair circuit—including Art Basel (the third iteration of the immensely popular fair after its Swiss and Miami Beach versions), which kicks off its fourth year next week, with a preview on March 22nd and 23rd before officially opening on the 24th. Over 200 galleries from across the globe will convene at the city’s Convention and Exhibition Centre, and it’s expected to draw close to 70,000 visitors. If you happen to be one of them, it’s the perfect opportunity to check out a highly edited, art- and design-centric list of the best Hong Kong has to offer, like the nine places here—a few of our favorite spots to stay, eat, and see.


Pedder Building

Some of Hong Kong’s biggest galleries (including Gagosian, Hanart TZ, Lehmann Maupin’s Rem Koolhaas–designed space, and Pearl Lam) are located in the 1924 neoclassical Pedder Building in Central—a must-visit for anyone interested in the city’s commercial art world today. 12 Pedder Street