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68 Popular Attractions in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, known as Hong Kong is located to the south east of mainland China. It was formerly a British colony and today is a leading banking, trading and financial centre.

Top Attractions

The most popular thing to do in Hong Kong is visit Victoria Peak and look over the magnificent city from 554m above. Nighttime viewings are especially colourful as the city twinkles below. Many visitors take the Tram, which has a perfect safety record after 100 years of service. At the top is a 7-storied ship-shaped building containing the local Madame Tussauds.

Kids & Family

A novel attraction in the form of the Trick Eye Museum will keep the kids entertained. There is a Disneyland in Hong Kong and also an Ocean Park as well as a Noah’s Ark for those who want to explore the Great Flood and other activities.

Shopping & Nightlife

Many visitors come to Hong Kong just for the shopping and the most famous place to shop is the Temple Street Night Market. This is often called the hottest flea market in town. Ladies Market also has a lot to offer for day time shoppers. At night Lan Kwai Fong is the place to head. Watch out for special events like the Dragon Races or Symphony of Lights or the Rugby Sevens for sports fans.

Day Tours

Take a trip to Lantau Island to visit the Po Lin Monastery, and the Big Buddha, or visit the Tai O Fishing Village. The entire village is built on stilts above the tidal mudflats of the area. Or take a tour into Mainland China to see the highlights of the city of Guangzhou.

If you’re having trouble planning your trip, check our 5 Day Hong Kong Itinerary.

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