Parks in Hong Kong

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Soothing Parks in Hong Kong

Besides being a hub for beaches and hikes, Hong Kong also offers an array of parks suitable for a family day out or just a touristy walk around the place. Some parks in Hong Kong are pure greenery while some are a combination of activities and nature. Here are some of our top picks.

Here is the list of 19 Parks in Hong Kong

1. Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park
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Hong Kong Park is a public park located in Cotton Tree Drive, in Hong Kong’s Central District. This 80,000 square metre facility houses lily ponds, cascading fountains, a children’s park, gorgeous gardens, a conservatory, and an aviary. It is perfect for families, couples and nature enthusiasts.

2. Kowloon Walled City Park

Kowloon Walled City Park

The Kowloon Walled City Park is the site of the historical Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong. Being the Chinese military fort it once was, the park is famous for relics of the time. It had been laid out in Jiangnan garden style of the early Qing Dynasty. Housing eight floral paths, Kowloon Walled City Park also offers free guided tours to its visitors.

3. Kowloon Park

Kowloon Park

Located in Tsim Sha Tsui area of Hong Kong, Kowloon Park is one of the largest parks in the metropolitan. It is not a regular park, the arrangement and variety of flora here are globally known, housing some of the most stunning floral organizations with pristine flowers, bushes and whatnot. Kowloon Park is an oasis for peace with its wildlife and majestic gardens.

4. Sung Wong Toi Park

Sung Wong Toi Park

Sung Wong Toi Park is a memorial park in Ma Tau Chung area of Kowloon City district. It is home to a significant relic of Chinese history-a rock which has characters "Sung Wong Toi" ( meaning Song King's Terrace) on it. A plaque in the garden informs tourists of the unfortunate story of the Southern Song dynasty's last boy emperor.

5. Tsing Yi Park

Tsing Yi Park

Formerly a hillock dotted with cemeteries, Tsing Yi Park is situated in the centre of the Tsing Yi Park. It is spread over 7.09 hectares and boasts of attractions like active and passive recreational facilities, thematic gardens, picnic area, a restaurant, waterfalls and ornamental lakes. Built in European style, the park is popular for its proximity to Tsing Yi MTR station.

6. Nan Lian Garden

Nan Lian Garden
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The Nan Lian Garden is a public garden built in the classic Chinese style amidst the high-rise apartments of Diamond Hill in Hong Kong. This sprawling garden spanning over 35,000 square metres is a visual feast with lush ornamental trees, wooden structures, gigantic rocks, hillocks and water features.

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7. Sha Tin Park

Sha Tin Park

Sha Tin Park is a mesmerizingly beautiful park located along the sparkling river of Shing Mun. Set in the bustling 2 Yuen Wo Road in the peaceful neighbourhood of Sha Tin, the park is open to the general public. With 6 themed gardens, the stark natural beauty of Sha Tin Park is often unmatched.

8. Tsuen Wan Park

Tsuen Wan Park

Tsuen Wan Park is a public park in Tsuen Wan New Town, Hong Kong. It is known for its maritime theme and offers a spectacular view of Rambler Channel towards Tsing Yi Island and Ting Kau Bridge. Along with artificial water bodies and sitting areas, the park also offers various sports amenities from a cycling area to a basketball court.

9. Lai Chi Kok Park

Lai Chi Kok Park

Lai Chi Kok Park is a public park in Hong Kong on the reclamation of the former Lai Chi Kok Bay. The park is dotted with flowering trees and is known for its four seasons flower beds. The park is divided into three stages, and each of them offers recreational and sports facilities. The park can easily be accessed through MTR, West Rail and bus.

10. Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Victoria Park Hong Kong is situated along Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island. It is a park that is recognized as a public prime location. The park dedicated to Queen Victoria of the British Empire, as evident by its name, is a region dominated by cooling greenery.

11. Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Located at Albany Road in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is the oldest zoological and botanical garden in the world which is home to a number of birds, mammals, reptiles and plants. Also referred to as Bing Tau Fa Yuen by the locals ('Bing Tau' means the soldier's head and 'Fa Yuen' means garden), the garden is also used for research and education.

12. Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park is a nature reserve and an eco-tourism park facility situated at the northern part of Tin Shui Wai, in Yuen Long. The highlight is the visitor centre, Wetland Reserve and Wetland Interactive World. Besides 61 acres of dedicated wetland space, Hong Kong Wetland Park also houses a souvenir shop, indoor play areas, themed galleries and a theatre. 

13. Tamar Park

Tamar Park

Located at Harcourt Road, Tamar Park is a public park covered with a green carpet in Hong Kong. Positioned by the side of Legislative Council Complex and the recently constructed Central Government Offices, the park provides its visitors with solace in its green and serene environment complemented with splendid views of Victoria Harbour.

14. Chi Lin Nunnery

Chi Lin Nunnery
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The Chi Lin Nunnery is a Buddhist temple complex on Diamond Hill in Hong Kong. It is regarded as one of the most majestic looking religious shrines in the country that combines exquisite wooden architecture, exquisite flora and greenery with the serene chanting of the nuns.

15. Kadoorie Farms and Botanic Garden

Kadoorie Farms and Botanic Garden

Kadoorie Farms & Botanical Garden, formerly known as Kadoorie Experimental and Extension Farm, is one of the most spectacular places for nature and animal lovers in Hong Kong. Situated on the top of one of the highest mountain peaks of Hong Kong - Tai Mo Shan, it is a wildlife and botanical sanctuary and conservatory which promises the visitors a worthwhile peaceful time in the lap of nature.

16. Hollywood Road Park

Hollywood Road Park

Hollywood Road Park is a public park that lies in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. The park is the Possession Point, the location where the Royal Navy arrived in Hong Kong. It is also said to be a former Tai Tat Tei (meaning poor man's nightclub), a famous bazaar market.

17. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park is situated near vent shaft of Sai Ying Pun facing the Victoria Harbour. It is the first park in Hong Kong to be named after the father of modern China, Dr Sun. The park is famous for its Chime Tower and Four Desparado Courtyard in addition to its recreational and sporting facilities.

18. Stanley Ma Hang Park

Stanley Ma Hang Park

Stanley Ma Hang Park lies in Ma Hang area, Hong Kong. The park offers a spectacular view of ancient temples such as Pak Tai and Kwun Yum. It is rich in bird, animal and plant species which makes it a treat for nature lovers and photographers alike.

19. Quarry Bay Park

Quarry Bay Park

The Quarry Bay Park lies in the Quarry Bay area of Hong Kong's Eastern District. The park is dotted with old and valuable trees and flowering plants. It offers a variety of sporting facilities. The Park is located in a convenient area with nearby shops and MRTs. Besides, the Quarry Bay Park also offers greats views of the harbour on the opposite end.

How did you like our list of parks in Hong Kong? Do you plan to visit these parks? Have you been here before? Let us know in the comments below.

This post was published by Sharanya Gupta

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