Top 10 Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong

About Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a self-governing territory, and former British colony, in south eastern China. Its vibrant, densely populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline. Hong Kong is a major shopping destination, famed for bespoke tailors and Temple Street Night Market.

Why to go there: Rich culture and art | Shopping | Nightlife
Ideal for: Couples | Family | Friends
Things to bring back: Clothes | Cosmetic | Shoes | Electronics | Traditional food Items| Tea

Also Read: Things to do in Hong Kong


The Top 10 Places To Visit In Hong Kong

10. Peak Tram

It is a Victorian era train taking visitor or tourists to the highest peak on the Hong Kong Island for views of the city. The peak tram is a funicular railway which carries both tourists and locals to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. It runs from Garden Road Admiralty to Victoria Peak via mid-levels, it provides the most direct route and offers good views over the harbour and skyscrapers of Hong Kong.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
Fees:
Adults: HK$52(round trip) HK$37 (single trip)
Children (aged 3-11) and Senior Citizens (65 or above): HK$23 (round trip), HK$ 14 (single trip)
Timings: 7:00AM to 12:00 Midnight (Monday to Sunday and public holidays)
Journey Time: Average time taken is 4.9 minutes
Frequency: Departs every 10-15 minutes


 

9. Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360 was previously known as Tung Chung Cable Car Project. Cable car is a sure way to refresh your body and enlighten your mind. It is situated on Lantau island. It was intended to improve the tourism in the area. Ngong Ping cable car is a 5.7 long bi-cable gondola lift system, linking between Tung Chung and Ngong Ping.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
Timings: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (Monday to Friday) | 9:00AM to 6:30PM (Saturday and Sunday)
Trip Duration: 25 minutes
Fees:

Standard Cabin

  1. Round Trip

Adults: HK$210
Children: HK$100
Senior Citizens: HK$140

  1. Single Trip

Adults: HK$145
Children: HK$70
Senior Citizen: HK$95

Crystal Cabin

  1. Round Trip

Adults:HK$290
Children: HK$180
Senior Citizens: HK$220

  1. Single Trip

Adults: HK$200
Children: HK$130
Senior Citizen: HK$150


8. Ocean Park

Ocean park is one the most famous tourist spots in Hong Kong. The park has won several awards, including world’s seventh most popular amusement park and 33rd most visited tourist attractions in the world by Forbes.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends | Kids
Why go there: Ocean park has many thrilling rides and is a marine park.
Fees:
Adult:HK$438
Children (aged 3-11): HK$219
Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Monday to Friday) | 10:00AM to 7:00PM (Saturday) | 10:00 AM to 7:30PM (Sunday)


7. Disneyland Hong Kong

It is the first theme park inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and is the fifth magic kingdom styled park. Located at Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island. Enjoy the wonderful and magical moments with your little ones in Disneyland Hong Kong. It is owned and managed by Hong Kong International theme parks.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends | Kids
Why go there: Adventure rides and scenic beauty
Fees:
Adults: HK$619
Children: HK$458
Timings: 10:00 AM to 8:00PM (Monday to Friday) | 10:30AM to 8:15PM (Saturday to Sunday)


 

6. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

It is a museum chain for life sized wax replicas of famous Americans and historic icons in themed galleries. The museum is accessible from central via minibus, taxi or peak tram.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
Why go there: Wax statues of famous figures are very realistic, you can click pictures and also interact with them.
Timing: (opened all year round)
10:00AM to10:00PM (Daily)
Fees:
Adults: HK$140
Children(aged3-11): HK$70


5. Victoria Harbor

It is a natural landform harbour situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon in Hong Kong offering a breath-taking view of the city skyscrapers. The stunning view is accompanied by synchronised music and narration that celebrates the spirit of enthusiasm. Bustling harbor area with waterfront scenery and popular night time light and fireworks.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
why to go there: Scenic beauty and entertainment.
Tip: child friendly


4. Hong Kong Museum of History

Large museum showcasing the history and culture of Hong Kong from prehistoric to modern times is the best way to learn about Hong Kong and its rich heritage. The museum is full of life and is a great place to learn about Hong Kong’s historical and cultural aspects.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
why to go there: To learn more about the culture of Hong Kong.
Timing: 10:00AM to 6:00 PM (Monday to Friday except Tuesday) | Closed(Tuesday) | 10:00AM to 7:00PM (Saturday and Sunday)
Entry Fees: HK$10


3. Tsim Sha Tsui

It is a shopping and nightlife district in Kowloon. Casual dining and eclectic local shops are packed along neon lit Nathan road, while luxury malls line nearby canton road. It provides stunning skyline views with cultural music. It is the most southerly part of Kowloon peninsular the Tsim Sha Tsui district is easily reached from either side of Victoria Harbor. Being a major transportation cross-roads for more than a hundred years there is no shortage of ways to travel or leave the district.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends
Why go there: Shopping | Eating


2. Dragon’s back

The Dragon’s Back is a ridge in south eastern Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, between Wan Cham Shan and Shek O Peak. It lies within the Shek O Country Park. In 2004 the Dragon’s Back Trail was selected by TIME Asia as the best urban hiking trail. Entry to reach Dragon’s back is the Shek O Road is near to Tei Wan Village. People come to a small mountain gap high up on the Dragon’s back to fly kites or jump off into the great blue yonder with paragliding wings.

Ideal For: Couples | Family | Friends


1. Victoria Peak

The peak tower is one of the most stylist architectural Hong Kong attractions. Inside the tower there are many restaurants, shops and entertainment venues set against the backdrop of the city. The Pok Fu Lam country park trail takes about 45 minutes at a moderate pace. Public transports to and from the trail heads takes approximately 1-2 hours depending on the time of the day and from of conveyance for the entire hike combining both trails is 3 hours.

Ideal For: Family | Friends | Couples
Timings: 10:00AM to 11:00PM (Monday to Friday)
8:00AM to 11:00PM (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)
Fees:
Adults: HK$52
Children (aged 3-11) and Senior Citizens (aged 65 or above): HK$26


Other Attractions In Hong Kong

  • Star Ferry
  • Victoria central business district
  • Wong Tai Sin Temple
  • Avenue of Stars
  • Repulse Bay and the beaches

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How to reach Hong Kong

Flight

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Getting Around in Hong Kong

  • By Bus

Direct buses run from the airport terminal to the city. This may take more time as roads are susceptible to traffic jams but it the cheapest way to travel. More information about the buses and their routes will be available on the information board at the bus terminal.

  • By Train

The best way to reach Hong Kong is to take the airport express to reach the heart of the city in 24 minutes. The maximum to and fro ticket costs about Rs 1670 approximately and children bellow the age of 11 years get 50% discount.

  • By Taxi

Taxis are also easily available from airport and the information is available at the information desks that can help with the approximate cost estimate to your destination in the city.


Nearby places to visit

  • Bali
  • Phuket
  • Koh Samui
  • Boracay
  • Tokyo
  • Shanghai
  • Bangkok
  • Macau

Hidden Gems

  • Shek Kwu Cha
  • Wong Nai Chung Reservoir
  • Tai Tong Organic eco-park
  • Sai Wan swimming shed
  • The Bethanie
  • Duen Kee Tea House

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You can definitely catch up with the local transport in Hong Kong, but we’d suggest you to take a bus to commute in and around Hong Kong. It is one of the cheapest ways to travel, you also get to enjoy a more scenic view and the life in Hong Kong up close.


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