This busiest metropolis is one side of Hong Kong; it is also referred to the Oriental Pearl, a kind of beautiful modern city. Filling with its mixed rich historical background, you could have a great time to visit many well-preserved scenic spots.
Here we offer some well-collected information about most worth going attractions and some tips to guide you Hong Kong tour.
What to see: Bird's eye view of cityscape
Brief Introduction:554 meters height above sea level is the highest peak located on Hong Kong Island. Get to the Victoria peak quickly with peak tram which already in operation about 120 years. You can have a relaxing walk around the peak. If you are free at night, it is a great idea to the peak and has a wonderful night viewing.
Location: 1 Lugard Road
Visiting time: 10:00am - 11:00pm on Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 11:00pm on Saturday - Sunday
What to see:Outdoor Giant Buddha, Wisdom Path, countryside village
Brief Introduction: The largest island in Hong Kong, called 'lungs of Hong Kong', has fascinating viewings and famous historical sites (Confucian heritages), and also the second highest peak, Phoenix Mountain, is worth climbing to see the sunrise. The famous 'The Venice of The Orient'Tai O also settles here. Don't miss the Ngong Ping 360 cable car ride, you will have a day sightseeing of most attractions from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping village. Disneyland and Hong Kong International Airport also built here.
Ngong Ping 360
Ticket office location:Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal/ Ngong Ping Terminal
Visiting Time:Weekdays: 10:00am - 6:00pm Weekends & public holidays: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Cost/Entrance:Package(including round trip and entry ticket to Nogong Ping village) Adults: HKD176; Child(aged 3-11): HKD90; Senior(age 65 above): HKD134
Round/Single trip:Adult: HKD115/80; Child(aged 3-11): HKD58/41; Senior(age 65 or above): HKD91/65
Private cabin service: standard cabin:HKD2400, crystal cabin:HKD2900; 360 sky Lounge: HKD 2900
What to see: Local fishermen, sailing crafts, floating homes, Sampan Ride, Temples
Brief Introduction:A worth visiting place has a glance of the local fishermen’s life. Here remains the rest of fishermen life style at maritime era. The rest of people live in harmony at their floating home and do fishing on their daily time.
Location:Southern of Hong Kong Island
What to see: Luxury apartments, shaded trees, brown and white beaches
Brief introduction:This is the most popular place on the Hong Kong Island and has the most popular white beach. Changing rooms and showers are built well for your satisfaction and lifeguards works on limited time.
Location:109 Repulse Bay Road
Visiting Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm on Monday - Friday, March - November; 8:00 am - 7:00 pm on Saturday - Sunday, June - August (lifeguards involved)
What to see: Chinese character souvenir, small shops, home decoration
Brief Introduction:Many souvenirs in Chinese style have reasonable price. Some casual cloths like T-shirt, small Chinese bamboo, home decoration like formulaic art and so on. It is a good idea to be there during morning at weekdays and then have lunch without too hot and too crowed time.
Location:Stanley Village Road
Visiting Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm
What to buy: aquariums, corals, various fish and houseplants
Brief Introduction:This fabulous, charming and Chinese-style Bird Garden includes more than 70 songbirds stalls and courtyards, moongates as well. The Flower market is just nearby you could buy various stuff from Dutch tulips to exotic orchids. Goldfish maket is situated at Choi Street to sell aquariums, corals and exotic fish, as well as aquatic ornaments.
Location:Yuen Po Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
Visiting Time:Bird Garden: 7am - 8pmFlower Market: 7am - 7pm
Goldfish Market: 10:30am - 10:00pm
What to see: Sculptures, Hong Kong film industry
Brief Introduction:It was opened to public and visitors after 28th April, 2004. This is a core area of Hong Kong film industry that used to awarding many famous stars. The bronze signal sculpture, handprints and information boards are the best sightseeing.
Location:Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
What to see: Theme park of cartoon charactors
Brief Introduction:One of best famous theme park in American style has been set since late 2005. There are four theme sections divided, Main Street USA, Fantasyland, Adventure land and Tomorrowland. It is a mini Disneyland when compared with these in the other countries.
Location: MTR Disney Resort Station
Visiting Time: 10:00am-8:00pm
Cost/Entrance: One-day ticket for adult: HKD350 child: HKD250 Senior(aged above 65): HKD170 special tickets offered flexible, online purchase available
What to see: Pandas, dolphin and sea lion shows, various coral fish and jelly fish, Asian animals, rides and adventure entertainment
Brief Introduction: The World’s Seventh Most Popular amusement Park was one of its awards with about 35 attractions and rides. Well-designed and numerous recreation could take you into a whole day enjoyment.
Location:Admiralty MTR(Exit B)
Visiting Time:10:00am - 7:30pm
Cost/Entrance:Adult: HKD250 Child: HKD125 (age 3-11); free (under 3)Disable holder of Registration Card: free
What to see: Praying people, temple, fortune-teller
Brief Introduction:A sacred busy temple welcomes all people. Many come to pray their wish and some are shaking a bamboo fortune sticks out of a box; try it when be here, it has its meaning of your future could be explained by fortune-teller. The activity could be free at the left of main temple.
Location: Wong Tai Sin Road
Visiting Time: 7:00am - 5:30 pm
Cost/Entrance:HKD2 required for donation
What to see: Fleet, pier, clock tower, harbor crossing
Brief Introduction:Built in 1888, Star Ferry keeps transferring tourists and some commuters between Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula. Relaxing with a cup of coffee on the deck, you can enjoy the trip with fabulous viewing and experience an era. This experience is called one of the fifties places of a lifetime by the National Geographic of Traveler.
Location: Exit J, Tin Sha Tsui StationVisiting time: 7:20 am - 10:50 pm, Monday - Saturday.7:40 am - 10:50 pm, Sunday & Public Holiday
Cost/Entrance:under HKD3 pp, senior of 65 or above and holder of HKID or senior citizen card: free