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.
It is also one of the major streets occupied during the 2014 Hong Kong protests.
In popular culture
The 2009 film Crossing Hennessy takes place around Hennessy Road.
The tram once set up its terminal at the end of this street in 20th century.(the former site of the Times Square (Hong Kong). It now passes through the street till both ends of the Hong Kong Island.
As it is heavily loaded during rush hour, long haul bus routes are particularly avoided visiting this road. South Island
Every time a public event takes place nearby, flow control will be established for both Causeway Bay (MTR) and ground level.
Coordinates: 22°16′44″N 114°10′49″E / 22.27891°N 114.18019°E