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Southern District Literary Trail was established to commemorate 5 notable contemporary Chinese literati, namely Eileen Chang, Hu Shih, Cai Yuanpei, Xiao Hong and Xu Dishan. With reference to their footsteps in Southern District, 5 commemorative landmarks are established for members of the public to appreciate literature from a new perspective.

The 5 landmarks are:

Eileen Chang’s Hong Kong Journeys” at Repulse Bay Gardens, on the walkway connecting Repulse Bay Road and Beach Road to commemorate Eileen Chang

Hu Shih’s Tic Tac Toe” at the pavement opposite to St. Stephen’s College at Stanley to commemorate Hu Shih

Stroll the Past” at Aberdeen Praya Road near the entrance of Aberdeen Chinese Permanent Cemetery to commemorate Cai Yuanpei

Stray Birds 31” at Repulse Bay Beach to commemorate Xiao Hong

Plain” at the Victoria Road / Consort Rise Sitting-out Area to commemorate Xu Dishan


To plan your journey to the respective landmarks of Southern District Literary Trail, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and the relevant places below as the destination to search for routes of different transportation mode.

Eileen Chang’s Hong Kong Journeys


insert “Repulse Bay Gardens” as the destination.

Hu Shih’s Tic Tac Toe


insert “St. Stephen's College, Tung Tau Wan Road” as the destination.

Stroll the Past


insert “Shek Pai Wan Road Amenity Plot” as the destination.

Stray Birds 31


insert “Repulse Bay Beach” as the destination.



insert “HKCCCU Pok Fu Lam Road Cemetery, Victoria Road” as the destination.

Alternatively, you may click the relevant location pin in the Google Map below and then click the “Journey” button.

The information provided in this website is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant Departments or organisations. The Government does not make any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability or timeliness in relation to such contents, and will not be liable for any errors in, or omissions from any such information. Before planning your journey, please pay attention to the latest announcements of relevant departments or agencies, or contact them for enquiries of the latest opening status and opening hours of the attractions.