Places to Visit in Hong Kong
- Victoria Peak
- The Big Buddha And Po Lin Monastery
- Ocean Park
- Lan Kwai Fong (LKF)
- The Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
- Dragon’s Back Hike
- Street Markets At Kowloon
Hong Kong’s sophisticated skyscrapers, neon-lit markets and full paths and many more places to visit in Hong Kong make it a destination of a wonderful experience.
Buddhist temples, Cantonese operas, amusement parks, street markets and nightlife keep this commercial hub’s soul alive. This country is very compact and getting around is easy.
The best places to visit in Hong Kong depends on what types of attractions you like the most. Take your pick from shopping districts, theme parks, cultural experiences, museums, historical spots, urban views, dining, harbour cruises & more.
Inspire your trip to Hong Kong with this list of the best tourist spots & top things to do.
1. Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak is a mountain where the famous ‘Peak Tower’ – the highest point of Hong Kong – is located. You can take the ‘Peak Tram’ to get here, which is a great way to experience the city’s rich heritage. The scenic and thrilling is an excellent attraction on its own.
The Sky Terrace 428 at the Tower is the best spot to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding islands. The complex also houses Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, where you can rub shoulders with the stars.
Travel Tip: The right side of the tram offers the best view.
2. The Big Buddha And Po Lin Monastery
The 112-feet tall Buddha statue is a prominent Hong Kong landmark, which is visible from as far as Macau. A flight of 268 stairs leads to the base of the statue. However, there is also a small pathway for vehicles to carry the disabled.
The Po Lin Monastery, which forms Tian Tan’s backdrop, has one of the most magnificent Buddhist temples of Hong Kong. The monastery canteen is known for perfect vegetarian food that is served by monks.
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Disneyland is one place that brings people of all ages together to celebrate the magic that Disney has cast over our lives. Disney Land brings the enchanting world from our childhood come to life.
Travel Tip: Wear comfortable shoes for your trip to Disneyland and ensure your camera’s battery doesn’t drain out for you must capture the magical fireworks that light up the night sky.
4. Ocean Park
Ocean Park houses an oceanarium, an animal theme park, and an amusement park, all spread over 226 acres of land, around a large mountain. The Park is known for having the world’s most massive aquarium dome and its programs on endangered marine life and animals.
5. Lan Kwai Fong (LKF)
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In Lan Kwai Fong, you will find some of Asia’s hottest clubs and close to 100 bars and restaurants. The bars and speakeasies here are known for their wine pairings and signature cocktails, while the restaurants are known for their traditional and international gourmet fare.
Travel Tip: If you like beer, LKF’s annual Beer and Music Festival, held sometime mid-year, is something you do not want to miss.
6. The Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
The Tsim Sha Tsui (or TST) Promenade is a beautiful stretch along the Victoria Harbour waterfront. Along the promenade is a showcase similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, called ‘the Avenue of Stars’.
The TST Promenade is also one of the best places to visit in Hong Kong to witness HK’s famous ‘Symphony of Lights’ show – a spectacular light and sound show over the city’s skyline.
Travel Tip: The show is held at around 8 pm on almost all nights with good weather conditions.
7. Dragon’s Back Hike
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The Dragon’s Back Hong Kong is the best introduction to Hong Kong hiking and paragliding. With a view of the sea and the sounds of birds and waterfalls, this urban trail is a beautiful contrast to the busy city.
Travel Tip: Activities like paragliding and kite flying in the Shek O Park make the visit more exciting.
8. Street Markets at Kowloon
Street Market at Kowloon is a go-to-place for artefacts, gadgets, and clothes, and the Ladies Market is famous for clothes, jewellery, cosmetics, souvenirs and more. Also, the Temple Street Night Market is famous for street food and performances by Cantonese opera artists.
Travel Tip: Bargain well and check the product before making a deal and after buying.
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