Hong Kong an erstwhile British Colony is also an autonomous territory in south-eastern China. The city landscape is punctuated by skyline and its urban center is a global financial hub with the major port. It’s business district area features major architectural landmarks such as I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower. Hong Kong has also developed into a major shopping destination and the popular Temple Street Night Market.
Hollywood Road in Western District, dotted with antique shops and Man Mo Temple, dedicated to the gods of literature and war. Victoria Peak offers a panoramic view of the city, and the Star Ferry Boat cross Victoria Harbour to the Kowloon Peninsula. Tsim Sha Tsui is also a famous shopping and nightlife district in Kowloon. It also has a waterfront promenade and Nathan Road nicknamed the “Golden Mile of Shopping’.
Best Things to do in Hong Kong
Victoria Peak: Victoria Peak also known as Mount Austin with an elevation of 552 meters is the highest peak in Hong Kong Island. There is a Tram service ascending to the hill peak, offering a sweeping view of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Disneyland: Hong Kong Disneyland is a theme park located inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. It is an iconic amusement park offering 7 areas with rides, shows, and famous Disney cartoon characters.
Ocean Park: Ocean Park Hong Kong located in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan in the Southern District of Hong Kong. It is an amusement park with rollercoasters & water rides, a cable car & marine park with animal enclosures.
Victoria Harbour: Victoria Harbour is a popular hangout area in Hong Kong known for its nighttime light and firework displays. The Harbour also offers a stunning view of the Hong Kong skyline.
Tim Sha Tsui: Tim Sha Tsui is a famous shopping and nightlife district in Kowloon. It offers a wide range of shopping options along with eateries serving delicious cuisines. The area also has a Promenade on Victoria Harbour offering great view of the Hong Kong’s skyline views.
Best time to Visit in Hong Kong
The best time to visit Hong Kong is during winter months (November to February). Major events include Chinese New Year (January/February), Hong Kong International Festival (March to April), the Dragon Boat Festival (June) and National Day (October 1).