Hong Kong, China – Top 10 Places to Visit

Hong Kong

1. The Peak

As defined by its name, this place is the highest point of Hong Kong. At here, you must take a ride on the signature Peak Tram and go up to the Sky Terrace 428, where you can experience a wholesome panoramic view of the city! Besides, the Peak Tower is also hosting popular spots like Madame Tussauds and Peak Galleria.

Peak Tram Hong Kong
City View from The Peak
Peak Tower Hong Kong
Peak Tower

2. Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

The area stretches along the Kowloon’s waterfront from Star Ferry Terminal to Hung Hom Promenade. Walking down the street, you will pass by the hundred-year-old Clock Tower and Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower
Clock Tower

Next to the Hong Kong Museum of Art is the popular Avenue of Stars. This boardwalk presents the honors to Hong Kong ‘Stars’, just like Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bruce Lee Avenue of Stars Hong Kong
Bruce Lee Statue at Avenue of Stars

The promenade is also a great place to view the Victoria Harbour, landscaped by the city’s skyscrapers. At night, you can enjoy the Symphony of Lights show complemented by the cold breeze.

Symphony of Lights Hong Kong Victoria Harbour
Symphony of Lights Show on Victoria Harbour at Night

3. Hong Kong Disneyland

A dream fantasyland for everyone! This is the most visited theme park in Hong Kong with 7 wonderlands for you to explore. It is also the first Disneyland in the world featuring Ant-Man and The Wasp. Hence, do not miss out on the Nano Battle experience!

Disneyland Hong Kong Ant Man Nano Battle Facade
Ant-Man & The Wasp – Nano Battle

If you have never been to any other Disneylands in the world, come to this magical kingdom to fulfill your childhood dream. Enjoy a day with your favorite Disney characters and Marvel heroes. Nevertheless, indulge yourself in the park’s world-class hotel with meals served by award-winning chefs.

Disneyland Hong Kong Fireworks
Fireworks at the Magical Kingdom

4. Mongkok Ladies Market

To see the real Hong Kong, you must spend some time at Mongkok Ladies Market at Tung Choi Street. The atmosphere here perfectly exhibits the hustling life of Hong Kong. They sell merchandise ranging from clothing, accessories, electronic gadgets to small household items. Test your haggling skills here to get the best prices!

Ladies Market Hong Kong Tung Choi Street
Ladies Market near Tung Choi Street

5. Ocean Park Hong Kong

Being one of the largest theme parks in Asia, Ocean Park is popular for its combination of the marine park, amusement park, animal park with oceanarium. You can find attractions designed for the whole family at the Waterfront and the Summit areas.

Ocean Park Aquarium Hong Kong
Oceanarium

Bring your kids to see the marine creatures and the two famous giant pandas here. If you are looking for more exciting fun, you can try the rides at the Thrill Mountain area. Likewise, enjoy your VR experience with the roller coaster, first in Hong Kong.

Giant Panda Ocean park
Giant Panda
Ocean Park Roller Coaster Hong Kong
Dragon Roller Coaster

6. Temple Street Night Market

For people that watch Hong Kong dramas and movies, this place is easy to recall. Not only shopping, but you can experience the very unique culture of the nation here – watching the Chinese Opera show and visiting the fortune teller stalls too.

Temple Street Entrance Arch
Temple Street Entrance Arch
Fortune Teller stalls at Temple Street Hong Kong
Fortune Teller Stalls

7. Lan Kwai Fong / SoHo

To witness the happening nightlife of Hong Kong, you must visit Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo (South of Hollywood Road). These are popular spots for drinking, clubbing, and dining after sunset hours. The snap-worthy buildings and signs have also made Lan Kwai Fong one of the most checked-in spots on social media.

Lan Kwai Fong night crowd
Lan Kwai Fong Crowded with People at Night

8. Golden Bauhinia Square

Located just right in front of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), the Golden Bauhinia statue at the square is a well-known landmark of the city. This monument represents the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the year 1997. Every morning visitors would gather in front of HKCEC to watch the flag-raising ceremony conducted by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Golden Bauhinia monument with flag raising ceremony
The Golden Bauhinia Monument in Front of HKCEC

9. Lantau Island

The largest island in Hong Kong, where you may spend more than 2 days enjoying the sky, land, and sea experiences on the island. Take the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, go on the hiking trails, walk through the Wisdom Path and enjoy the sea breeze at the beachside.

Ngong Ping Cable Car
Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car with Spectacular Mountain View

Other than the Hong Kong Disneyland mentioned earlier, do not miss out to visit the iconic Big Buddha statue at Po Lin Monastery. Furthermore, you can stay at Tai O Heritage Hotel and visit the Tung Chung Fort.

Big Buddha Tian Tan Buddha
The Big Buddha at Poh Lin Monastery
Tai O Heritage Hotel (old police station)
Tai O Heritage Hotel was formerly an old police station.

10. Stanley, Hong Kong

A favorite place for foodies and shoppers, Stanley is a seaside town rich in history and culture. Differs from the central, this place is also less crowded, in which you can enjoy shopping and dining in a more calming environment. Few places of interest including the popular Stanley Market, Stanley Plaza, Murray House, and the Old Stanley Police Station.

Stanley beachside Hong Kong
Beachside of Stanley
Old Stanley Police Station
Wellcome Supermarket (Old Stanley Police Station)

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