Features a diverse mixture of characters as a result of long British occupation and a great Chinese influence. As a state of China, Hong Kong provides a good introduction to whoever wants to know more about China without entering the mainland plus a venue for more attractions with Western culture and Asian spirit.
Ocean Park situated on the south end of Hong Kong Island, the Ocean Park is among the top theme parks and aquariums in Southeast Asia, as well as the best marine education center, which makes it a must for families with children. With an area of 170 acres, it’s one of the biggest ocean parks in the world.
Victoria Bay located between the Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong, Victoria Bay is the biggest harbour in China and the third in the world, following San Francisco of the United States and Re de Janeiro in Brazil. The Harbour bustles with all manner of watercraft – from the historic Star Ferries to cruise liners, cargo ships, and wooden fishing vessels day and night.
Hong Kong Disneyland situated on the Lantau Island, the Disneyland Resort is a must-see because of its special attractions and the inimitable sense of Chinese culture. Come here, you can find the golden past and the glorious future! Accompanied by Mickey Mouse and other Disney friends, you start a fantastic and magical journey.
It’s the best place from which to admire the lights of this Oriental Pearl. Peak Tower with its well-known wok-like architecture stands at the exit of Peak Tram. The amazing Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, the exciting Peak Explorer Motion Simulator, and relaxing terraces and restaurants are among the favorite stops at this entertainment center. Another favorite attractiveness is the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum with figures of celebrities including local movie star Jackie Chan. Additionally, on the northern hillside of the Peak, you can see the Zoological and Botanical Garden.
Wong Tai Sin Temple, patterned after an ancient Chinese palace and rich in Chinese culture, is the most well-known temple in Hong Kong. Fortunetellers are active there. Besides the Wong Tai Sin Temple, another two famous temples in Hong Kong are the Man Mo Temple and Po Lin Monastery.
The Ngong Ping experience starts with a 25-minute cable car ride that gives you panoramic vista of Hong Kong International Airport, North Lantau Country Park and other views that are completely opposite of what you can see in the city.
Tian Tan Buddha is also known as Big Buddha. A giant 34-meter bronze statue located at a platform, to reach the platform, tourists can climb the 268 steps. The statue is overlooking the Po Lin Monastery where tourists can also enjoy a vegetarian meal. Aside from Ngong Ping Village, tourists can walk further to see the Wisdom Path and for the adventurous, go hiking at the Lantau Peak.
Similar to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, Hong Kong pays tribute to its film industry. Popular Chinese stars include Jet Li, Sammo Hung and Bruce Lee. This is a free visitor attraction at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade; it’s also a vantage point for the Symphony of Lights.
It is awarded by the Guide ness World Records as “World’s biggest Permanent Light and Sound Show”. Witness the synergy of lights and music every night at exactly 8 pm. This has been a well-liked beautiful place for the locals and tourist alike so be at the TST Harbourfront early to get a good spot on the viewing deck, the best vantage point is the view deck near the Clock Tower. Another great thing is, it’s free so you can watch it every night.