15 BEST Tourist Attractions Places to Visit in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is the most attractive tourist destination. It is one of the richest and highly developed places in the world. This place is known for luxury and exclusive shopping. Hong Kong’s culture and history captivate us. It is rich in its mouth-watering cuisines. Here you’ll find mountains, beautiful beaches and traditional villages. You can find cuisine from around the world. So, let’s explore some popular places in Hong Kong.
Victoria Peak(The Peak), Hongkong skyline, Po Lin Monastery, Garden of Stars(Avenue of Stars), Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong Disneyland, Ten Thousand Buddha Monastery, Ocean Park, Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong Park, Tai O Fishing, Dragon’s Back Hike, Temple Street Night Market, Star Ferry, Tsim Sha Tsui.
1. Victoria Peak(The Peak)
Hong Kong’s best skyline is The Victoria Peak mainly known as The Peak. Getting to The Peak by the Peak Tram, one of the world’s oldest railways, is an amazing experience. The view of Hong Kong from The Peak and from the Peak Tram is absolutely mesmerizing. The Peak Tram station is located near Hong Kong Park. You can find some shops and restaurants at the top of the tram. Here you can enjoy the greenery of the Tower and Galleria.
2. Hong kong Skyline
Hong Kong has the most apparent and momentous skylines in the world. At night, the skylines fill the city with gleaming and shimmering lights. The best place to see the skyline is from the top of the Victoria Peak or from Kowloon Waterfront. You can enjoy the laser and light show which fills your soul with serenity.
3.Po Lin Monastery
The Big Buddha statue was built in 1993. It is 34 meters high and the largest Buddha statue in the world which took 12 years to complete. The Big Buddha statue is surrounded by lush green forest and glimpses over the ocean and the island. The best way to reach The Big Buddha is via Ngong Ping cable car. The cable car stops at Ngong Village from where you can cover half the way to reach the monastery and The Big Buddha by walking. Alternatively, you can hire the taxi as well.
4. Garden of stars(Avenue of stars)
It is one of the most popular destinations of Tsim Sha Tsui. You must visit the Garden of Stars as it pays homage to Hong Kong’s best film stars. This whole place is dedicated to Chinese film stars. You can see the palm prints of these famous stars. There’s a cool statue of Bruce Lee along with the tribute to many other stars. It was opened in 2004 near the Waterfront Promenade in Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui) as Avenue of stars.
5. Wong Tai Sin Temple
Located in Kowloon, it is one of the newest temples in Hong Kong. The Wong Tai Sin Temple was built to honor the Taoist God Wong Tai Sin. His name means ‘’Great Immortal’’. It is believed that he is a healer of illness and bringer of good luck. Every year a festival is held in the name of this great immortal. In the temple you can meet the Fortune Tellers. For offerings, you can buy joss sticks and many more things. This Temple is a symbol of spiritual harmony.
6. Hong Kong Disneyland
Most exciting and fun loving place for kids, even us adults would enjoy being here like when we were kidos. It is situated on Lantau Island. You will find many interesting characters from Disney movies and stories. The whole park is divided into 7 lands: Adventure land, Fantasy Land, Toy story land, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point and Main Street U.S.A. The most exhilarating thing to experience is the evening fireworks over the castle. You can take off on this journey by jumping on the MTR Disneyland line, Disneyland Station. It will become your fascinating life time experience.
7. Ten Thousand Buddha Monastery
The Ten Thousand Buddha Monastery is located in Sha Tin. This place offers you a very delightful and tranquil view. The Monastery is set on the hilltop and the main way to access it is through walking (approx.400 steps) of stairs. Each statue itself is unique, having different facial expressions and interesting characteristics. It is listed as a historic site though it was built in 1950. It contains more than ten thousand Buddhas. To reach the monastery, take the MTR East Rail line to Sha Tin Station, Exit B. You should visit to Monastery to have a soulful experience.
Ocean Park is the best theme park in Hong Kong. Here you will be able to ride on cable cars climbing up mountains to reach the park. The adventurous sites of the park are Ocean Theatre, Polar Adventure, Old Hong Kong, Roller Coaster and rides, Amazing Asian Animals, Sky Gondola and many more. It takes one whole day to finish all the attractions at Ocean Park. It is a big place with unique animals & an amazing aquarium.
9. Man Mo Temple
Heading towards Hollywood Road, you will smell the incense from the Man Mo Temple.It is the famous temple of Hong Kong. It is located at the foot of the mountains nestled between tall buildings. This temple was built in 1847. It is nicely decorated with ceramic figurines, granite carvings, wood carvings. You can see traditional craftsmanship in the temple. The temple always blossoms with incredible coils of burning incense. Worshippers pay tribute to Man, The God of Literature and Mo, The God of War. If you are interested in Fortune Telling, you can easily find many fortune tellers near the temple.
10 Hong Kong Park
Located in central Hong Kong, this beautiful park is a true oasis and a beautiful place to visit in the city. This huge green park is rich with tall trees, water features and a number of attractions. One of the main highlights is The Aviary. It is a home to more than 80 spices of birds. Also in this park there is a greenhouse, The Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, The Hong Kong Visual Art Centre and plenty of vast areas to soak up nature.
11. Tai O Fishing Village
It is a popular place among tourists. This village is a far cry from a busy city and crowded places. It offers you a great experience you won’t find anywhere else in Hong Kong. Tai O is a home to people and they live here in a traditional way. Villagers offer boat rides, you can visit local markets and buy a variety of seafood, moreover it is an excellent fishing spot. It will make your experience memorable.
12. Dragon Back’s Hike
Hong Kong’s most attractive hiking trail, this hike offers spectacular views out over the ocean, Mount Collinson, Stanley, Big Way Bay and Shek O. It is a nice change from the buzz of the big city to hear the sound of waterfalls and birds singing. You will love the ocean breeze here. In simple words, it’s truly a divine. Here you will discover plenty of new things.
13. Temple Street Night Market
WOW!!! Shopping, as the name describes, it is a place for eclectic foods and shops with bargains on everything from clothing, electronic and household goods. This local market is located in Kowloon city. This is the place to be for shoppers. Venders sell gadgets, Jade jewelry and Chinese crafts here. This is the best market for tourists in Hong Kong. The MTR stop for the temple street market is Jordan station, Exit A.
14. Star Ferry
Hong Kong’s beloved star ferry gives you a perfect ride in a few dollars and becomes your best deal. Open air, blue waters and green mountains are just breathtaking, giving you an exceptionally refreshing experience. The ferry ride is available all day long and later in the evening. If you make time in the evening, you can watch a light and sound show named Symphony of Lights which is a ten-minute free show. It will be a splendid experience to watch it from the Star Ferry.
15. Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui commonly known as TST, is a great hub of entertainment and luxury shopping in the south part of Kowloon. TST is the heart of Hong Kong. The main road which drives from this city is Nathan Road. Here you will find many Restaurants, boutiques and shopping malls. The Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Complex is the premier cultural centre in the country. It includes tourist center’s such as Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Museum of Art. The waterfront is perfect at night to watch the light show, lighting up the sky.
Tsim Sha Tsui is the heart of Hong Kong. This city is covered by lush green mountains. Some of the main tourist attractions you can find near to this place. Many of Hong kong’s Museums are located in Tsim Sha Tsui. If you are planning to see all these beautiful tourist attractions, you must stay at Tsim Sha Tsui’s DAYS HOTEL.
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Here you can have easy access to Kowloon Park, Ocean Terminal, Kids most favourite Hongkong Avenue of Comic Stars. You can discover here a variety of shopping complexes and much more.