Hong Kong Attractions
Hong Kong Tourist Attractions
One of the key tourist destinations in the world, Hong Kong is home to more than seven million people who are scattered all throughout its more than 200 islands. Hong Kong is mainly a Chinese city where people from other parts of Asia and West share space with predominantly Chinese population.
Known for its unique energetic vibe, its wonderful food and beautiful skylines, Hong Kong attracts millions of visitors from all over the world every year. There are many exciting places in Hong Kong to visit. Few of them are listed below:
Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland is a newly open and the first ever Disneyland in Asia and is located in Lantau Island. It’s a fantastic sight that offers total fun and excitement to the families and friends. The park is divided into four major attractions - Tomorrowland, Adventureland, Fantasyland and Main Street, USA.
Overlooking the west of Hong Kong Island, Victoria Peak is the highest peak about 1810 feet above sea level. It is a premier destination for tourists who want to take a bird’s eye view of downtown Hong Kong, Kowloon and Victoria Harbor. The city's oldest transport, the 112-year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's icon and most unusual building, Peak Tower are a must visit.
It was founded in 1898 and since then it became the most exciting and cheap mode of transportation between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. You can catch Star Ferry every few minutes and all it takes is just 10 minutes to reach across the harbor.
Hong Kong Museum of Art
Hong Kong Museum of Art has a large collection of over 14,000 items ranging from calligraphy, paintings, Hong Kong treasure, art objects, antiques and lithographs. It is nestled at 10 Salisbury Rd Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon and is open for everyone who wants to take a glimpse of Hong Kong’s culture and history. It opens from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily except Thursday.
It is one of the largest marine parks in the world covering about an area of 200 acres. The park is located between Aberdeen and Repulse Bay and is equally popular among children and adults. The park offers hundreds of varieties of fish, coral reefs and other seawater wonders. Must visits include in the Ocean Park include Shark Aquarium and Ocean Theatre.
If you want to see a different Hong Kong, try Lamma Island. It hosts several outdoor activities such as swimming and hiking. And if you love to taste fresh Hong Kong seafood in great dining ambiance, Lamma Island is still the preferred place to go.
Travel Hong Kong and take a cruise around the waters of Lantau Island and watch pink dolphins that are only found here.
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Sha Tin)
Located at New Territories, the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery features Buddha in different poses and colors.
The Central District
If you love to shop, the central Hong Kong district is a perfect place where big shopping malls and several Western designer and signature boutiques are located.