Hong Kong

For over one hundred years Hong Kong was a British colony, until it was returned to China in 1997. The city remains one of the freest port and a powerful financial center of the world, with a particular flavor of combined Chinese and Western culture.

Attractions

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  1. Causeway Bay

    A popular shopping and nightlife district. Situated in the middle section of Hong Kong Island's northern shore, the area, which used to be fishing harbor, how host a large number of shops, restaurants and nightclubs.

  2. Hong Kong Disneyland

    Along with Ocean Park, this is the other major amusement park in Hong Kong. Opened in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland is the fifth of the Disney theme park in the world. It is located on the island of Lantau, west of Hong Kong Island.

  3. Hong Kong Ocean Park

    It may not be your idea of having a quiet, relaxing vacation, but to those who like excitement, Hong Kong Ocean Park does offer a whole lot fun: the rides, panda sanctuary, aquarium, food, and view from the top of the hill. Located in Aberdeen, on the southern edge of Hong Kong Island.

  4. Ngong Ping 360

    Ngong Ping 360 is a cable-car ride on Lantau Island. A total of 5.7 km in length, the ride affords tourists panoramic views of the neighboring region. At the end of the ride, visitors will also find attractions such as the Giant Buddha and Ngong Ping Culture Village with attractions such as Monkey's Tale Theater and Ngong Ping Tea House.

  5. Stanley Market

    Stanley Market is one where visitors can some do some bargain shopping in Hong Kong - Chinese souvenirs, handcrafts, jewelry, clothes and footwear... There are also a large number of restaurants where one can take a bite, a few historical colonial buildings to explore, and an open beach to enjoy. This is on the southern side of Hong Kong Island. Nearby are Stanley Promenade, Stanley Ma Hang Park, and Chung Hom Kok Park

  6. Tiantan Great Buddha

    Sitting atop the Ngong Ping plateau on Lantau Island is the world's tallest bronze sculpture of the Buddha. The Buddha, depicted in a seated posture, measures 34 meters (111.6 feet) in height. Since its unveiling in 1993, the Giant Buddha has drawn large numbers of Buddhist followers and general visitors. Not far from the Giant Buddha are the Po Lin Monastery and Ngong Ping, a culturally themed village.

  7. Tsim Sha Tsui

    This is the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula that points to Hong Kong Island, with Victoria Harbor lying in between. One of the major business and shopping centers in Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui is busy and dynamic, which well illustrates the fast pace of life in Hong Kong.

  8. Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong

    Victoria Harbor lies between the island of Hong Kong and the Kowloon Peninsula. A ship, like one of the ferries that transport back and forth Hong Kong Island and Tsim Sha Tsui on Kowloon, affords a nice view of the impressive skyline of Hong Kong.

  9. Victoria Peak

    Victoria Peak is one of the most popular tourist spots in Hong Kong. This is the highest point on the Hong Kong island, where one can have panoramic view of Hong Kong, Victoria Harbor and Kowloon. One can get up to the Peak by taking a car on a tramway that was built in the late 19th century. In the Victoria Peak Tower, among other attractions, there is Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, a wax museum of the fame chain that features life-size celebrities.

Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is located on Lantau Island, 40 km from the center of Hong Kong. Transportation: Airport Express (MTR train), city buses, taxis, and hotel limousines.