Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong is a vibrant city famous for its lively atmosphere. It is situated on the southeast of China making it as a centre for international trade. The spirit of Hong Kong has changed the small fishing villages into a forest of skyscrapers. Here are the best things you need to do when you visit Hong Kong.

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Star Ferry

It is one of the cheapest and enjoyable transports in the Hong Kong city. You can enjoy the breeze from the sea and that’s not it. You can enjoy the sights of the famous Victoria Harbor.

Victoria Peak

It is the highest peak in Hong Kong and also the best place from where you can see the bird’s eye view of the whole city. There is a peak tower from where you can view the beautiful city. There is Madame Tussauds where you can see about 100 wax figures of celebrities.

Street Markets

The practice of grouping similar business in one street makes shopping easier and fun in Hong Kong. Mongkok (ladies market), Temple Street Night Market (Chinese artifacts and souvenirs market), Stanley Market (for Classy goods), Li Yuen Street east and west (Garments and Accessories), Sham Shui po (Electronic gadgets) and Jardine Crescent (costume jewellery, jackets and other ladies accessories) are few of the famous markets you should not miss.

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Happy Valley Race Course

It’s a race course located in Happy Valley. Races usually take place on Wednesdays and are open to the public. Do not miss the thrill of watching a race.

Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

The promenade is one of the finest ways to get a spectacular view of the city skylines. Along the first part of the promenade is the avenue of stars (A place to pay homage to the to the Hong Kong film industry). The promenade starts from New World Centre Shopping. Its runs through Hong Kong’s Coliseum and Hung Hom train station. It is crowded during the Chinese festival seasons.

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Ocean Park

It’s a marine life theme park and offers a world class experience to the tourists. There are several themes that are worth watching as it combines both entertainment and education. The themes Adventures in Australia, Shark Mystique, Polar Adventure, Thrill Mountain, Rainforest, Aqua City and Amazing Asian Animals exhibits are worth the visit.

Nan Lian Garden

It is located in Kowloon and an area of 35,000 square meters. The garden is full of flowers, plants and garden buildings, taking the tourists back to the Tang Dynasty’s Yishouju Garden.

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Hong Kong Museum of History

For History lovers, this is a perfect place to learn the 400 million years of history. There are lots of artifacts related to archaeology, history and ethnography of Hong Kong and South China.

Lantau Island

Lantau Island has all the necessary elements for enjoyment. The Buddha temple, cable cars for the breathtaking view, spiritual themes, markets, dolphin watch, beaches and waterside homes are all the elements for relaxation.

Hong Kong Disneyland

Located on the Lantau Island, this magical kingdom is a fairy tale re-told. The 7 lands – Adventure land, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrow land and Main Street, U.S.A that are filled with Disney characters and excitements is a treat to our eyes.