Visiting Hong Kong? Must go to these places!!

Hong Kong is known as a glamorous city. And a place of choice for luxury shopping. Something new and unique is around every corner. It can be an ancient temple or a shop selling the latest electronic gadget. Visiting Hong Kong has another side as well. You’ll find forest-covered mountains, hiking trails, beautiful beaches, and islands. It is one of the most impressive cities in the world.
 
Check these places if you are visiting Hong Kong-

1. Star ferry

Hong Kong’s famous Star Ferry costs only a few dollars to ride.  It is one of the best deals. Schedule a time to ride the ferry. They leave every few minutes all day long and later into the evening. So it’s always easy to get a seat in the front or along the rail. The breeze off the water is exceptionally very refreshing.

 

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2- Temple street night market-

When the sun sinks below the horizon, the Jordan area stall holders begin bargaining. Night markets aren’t common in the city as in other parts of Southeast Asia. Selling traditional Chinese street food is what makes Temple Street so popular.

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3-Hong Kong skyline

Hong Kong has one of the most impressive skylines in the world. It has a dense collection of skyscrapers. At night, the skyline changes character completely and the city lights fill the scene. Two of the best places in Hong Kong to see the skyline are from the top of Victoria Peak and from Kowloon.

4. Victoria peak

The first thing you need to add to your Hong Kong to-do list is the Peak. It is the highest point on Island. The cool mountain air made Victoria Peak city’s most exclusive area. But the uninterrupted view of the skyline is the main attraction today.

This is a must-see location if you’re traveling to Hong Kong. Earlier known as the Hong Kong Harbour, after some time it was given the name of the Queen.

LocationCentral and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong 999077, China
Timings: 12:00 am to 12:00 pm

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5. Repulse bay and its beaches

The beach at Repulse Bay is the most popular in Hong Kong. It has beautiful views and is an excellent place for swimming. A day spent here is can be complemented with the luxury and style typical of Hong Kong itself. There are trendy restaurants and shops on the running streets along the oceanfront.

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6. Ocean Park

Visit the Hong Kong theme park with a marine-life theme and use these rides to spice up your day. It covers a vast area of 9,15,000 square meters. It is one of the top tourist destinations in Hong Kong for a restful day. The Summit and the Wavefront are the park’s two primary attractions here. The aquarium in the lobby of Ocean Park features more than 50 distinct types of aquatic life. Zebra sharks, sawfish, and red-necked wallabies, among other animals, can be seen here. You may dine at the mouthwatering Tuxedos Restaurant while admiring the penguins playing.

Location: Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Timings:10:00 am to 7:00 pm
 

7. Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha Statue)

Tian Tan Buddha Statue is a towering statue of Buddha Shakyamuni (34 meters tall). It is close to Po Lin Monastery. This statue represents the coexistence of nature and humanity. Reaching this impressive 202-piece bronze statue will need you to walk a total of 268 stairs.

Location: Ngong Ping Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Timings: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

8. Ngong Ping Cable Car

Ngong Ping Cable Car is a gondola lift. It is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Hong Kong. The lift offers a 360-degree panorama of the entire city. This aerial lift is around 5.7 km long, you can enjoy the area’s magnificent splendor. Considering that each gondola can hold up to four passengers.

With this, you are able to travel to Big Buddha, Mongkok, and other locations. Since the cabins are composed of glass, the views are not obstructed in any way.

LocationLantau Island, Hong Kong
Timings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

9. Dragon’s Back

The Dragon’s Back, which links Wan Cham Shan and Shek O Peak, is one of Hong Kong’s more tranquil locales. It is a ridge that is encircled by breathtaking natural scenery. You can trek up the trails here to extend your trip. This is stage 8 of the Hong Kong route and has been designated as the urban hiking trail. Additionally, it has a superb viewing area from where you can admire the island’s splendor.
Location:Near Wan Cham Shan and Shek O Peak, Hong Kong Island
Timings: 12:00 am to 12:00 pm daily

10. Lantau Island

Lantau Island, the largest of the Hong Kong Islands, is without a doubt one of the must-see locations in the city. Lantau Island is renowned for its picturesque dawn and sunset displays. It is one of the interconnected hilly terrains.
 

This island’s ambiance is an ideal destination for a romantic getaway. As you ascend to the summit, you may see many other locations along the way.

 

Location: Southwest Hong Kong
Timings: 12:00 am to 12:00 pm