Hong Kong is a vibrant, densely populated city, which was a former British colony. It is known worldwide for its spectacular skyline filled with tall glittering skyscrapers and the mouth watering food. Apart from this Hong Kong is famous for its street shopping, especially the night markets. So, If you are a travel freak, go pack your bags and check out this awesome and lively city, you are sure to fall in love with.
Here Are A Few Must Visit Places In Hong Kong:
Located at a height of about 369 meters above ground level, the peak is one of the most visited classy structures in Hong Kong. There are a number of chic restaurants, shopping points and entertainment arenas inside this structure. Well, that’s not all, it also has The Sky Terrace, which offers you a panoramic view of the entire city from the top. Now isn’t that just wonderful?
Avenue Of Stars
Located on the Victoria Harbor waterfront, this is a tribute to the people of the Hong Kong’s film industry who brought fame to the magnificent “Hollywood of the East”. It is similar to the Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and has celebrity hand prints, movie memorabilia and a full-size statue of Bruce Lee along with a bronze statue of the famous cartoon character McDull. All this is set against the picturesque scenery of the Hong Kong’s skyline which makes it even better.
The Walled Village
If you thought that there is not much to the history of Hong Kong, well you are absolutely wrong. Some of the villages in Hong Kong are around 500 years old and most of the architecture and heritage is still intact. The tall walls built for defense, the ancestral halls and more importantly the culture, all can be seen till the present date. The villagers dressed in their traditional attire give you a glimpse of the old times. All this can only be seen in the walled village in Hong Kong.
Temple Street Night Market
Just like the street markets, gypsy bazaars and night flea markets, this night market is bustling with activity as the sun sets in the evening. Various traders, fortune tellers and opera singers all emerge, and are a treat to the eyes. This market is the prime example of the festivity and theatre in Chinese markets. Along with a variety of food stalls, you can find a wide range of products you can shop. It gets its name from the Tin Hau temple situated right in the center of this market.
Hong Kong Disneyland
Age doesn’t matter when the name Disneyland is mentioned, as it is the favorite destination for people of all ages. If you want to have a memorable time you should definitely visit the land of seven themed islands. Right from fairy tales to exhilarating rides, music and lights, Disneyland can never let you leave without a bag full of memories.
Symphony Of Lights
Also known as the “World’s largest permanent sound and light show”, this show was awarded this title by the Guiness World Records, it is a narration of a story through sound and light effects. A show, you just can’t afford to miss! Played on the Victoria Harbor, this show covers more than 40 buildings on the harbor shore.
The Clock Tower
Constructed in 1915, as a division of the Kowloon, which was the Canton Railway terminus, it is now considered a monument from the historical Age of Steam. Though the railway terminus no longer exists, but the clock tower stands tall as a representative of the old times and gives you an insight into the old architecture.
Ngong Ping Cable Car
Ngong ping gives you a spectacular bird’s eye view of the Lantau Island and the South China Sea. It travels from Tung Chung Town Centre to Ngong Ping Village on Launtau Island, so you can just sit back and enjoy the scenery of lush green forests and the gleaming sea. Also in Ngong Ping Village stands tall one of the tallest Buddha statues you will ever find in the entire world, made of bronze and with a height of about 110ft.
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple
This temple is a renowned religious spot, known for fulfilling every wish of the person that visits. It is dedicated to the celebrated monk of Yore, Wong Tai Sin. The temple is a combination of three different religions, which are, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, and is a scenic attraction with magnificent ornamented buildings set against the backdrop of nature.