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1. Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour
3.7 /5

13 km
from city center
1 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Victoria Harbour spreads across the South China Sea, separating the Hong Kong Island in the south from the Kowloon Peninsula in the north. The site of the annual fireworks display and featuring a harbour cruise across its promenade, Victoria Harbour is a prominent attraction in Hong Kong.

2. A Symphony of Lights

A Symphony of Lights

2 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

A Symphony of Lights is an enchanting daily light and sound show on the Hong Kong Island. According to the Guinness World Records, ‘A Symphony of Lights’ is the biggest permanent light and sound show across the globe. The multi-media show is a signature icon of Hong Kong.

3. Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland
4.2 /5

12 km
from city center
3 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located on Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland is the largest theme park in Hong Kong and the second-largest Disneyland in Asia. Often reputed as the ‘happiest place on this planet', it consists of nine themed areas.

4. Star Ferry

Star Ferry

13 km
from city center
4 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Star Ferry is a passenger service ferry in Hong Kong. Declared as one of the 50 must-visit destinations in one’s lifetime, it operates across the Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. The major highlight of Star Ferry is Victoria harbour cruise to witness the “A Symphony of Lights” show. 

5. Avenue of Stars

Avenue of Stars

5 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Modelled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Avenue of Stars is a walking avenue at Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui. It celebrates important milestones of the Hong Kong film fraternity marked by statues and hand-prints of prestigious personalities. With a seaside backdrop, it provides panoramic views of the Hong Kong skyline as well.

6. Hong Kong Central

Hong Kong Central

14 km
from city center
6 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The epicenter of the city, Hong Kong Central area is the true essence of Hong Kong city. From gleaming skyscrapers of financial powerhouses, the most happening bars, and nightclubs, chic shopping malls to glimpses of the colonial era in its cultural attractions, this is a traveler’s one-stop destination for everything Hong Kong.

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7. Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck

Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck

12 km
from city center
7 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Sky100 Hong Kong is the only indoor observation deck in the metropolitan, situated on the 100th floor of International Commerce Centre, the tallest building in Hong Kong. This indoor observation deck offers stunning 360-degree views of the Hong Kong city. A major highlight is the double-deck high-speed elevators, the fastest in Hong Kong, that takes just 60 seconds to reach the top.

8. Tian Tan Buddha

Tian Tan Buddha
4.3 /5

26 km
from city center
8 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located at Ngong Ping in Lantau Island, Tian Tan Buddha is the large bronze statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, the second-largest seated bronze Buddha statue in the world. Also popular as the Big Buddha, it rises 34 metres high and weighs over 250 tons, facing towards Mainland China. The statue can be viewed from as far as Macau on a clear day.

9. Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car
3.5 /5

26 km
from city center
9 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car is a world-renowned gondola lift experience on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The 5.7-kilometre-long bi-cable ropeway connects downtown Tung Chung to Ngong Ping region. It affords incredible bird’s eye view of Lantau Island.

10. Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak
4.5 /5

14 km
from city center
10 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

At an altitude of 1811 feet, Victoria Peak is regarded as the highest hill in Hong Kong. Commonly known as the Austin Peak or ‘The Peak’, it is a must-visit attraction in the metropolitan. From the highest point of the peak, visitors can enjoy sweeping views of Central Hong Kong, Victoria Harbour and Lamma Island.

11. Nan Lian Garden

Nan Lian Garden
3.8 /5

12 km
from city center
11 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Nan Lian Garden is a public garden built in the clasic 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.

12. Dragon's Back

Dragon's Back

22 km
from city center
12 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Dragon’s Back is a ridge in southeastern Hong Kong Island between Wam Cham Shan and Shek O Peak. This stunning hiking trail is one of the most popular hikes in Hong Kong. Be amazed by its scenic view of the Hong Kong Island and the trail that ends at a beautiful Big Wave Bay.

13. Hong Kong Skyline

Hong Kong Skyline

13 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Skyline is a stunning perspective of all the infamous skyscrapers like the HSBC Main Building, Bank of China Tower, Central Plaza, International Commerce Center along with the beautiful hills with the sky as a background.

14. Wong Tai Sin Temple

Wong Tai Sin Temple

10 km
from city center
14 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Wong Tai Sin Temple, more commonly known as Sik Sik Yuen Temple, is a shrine dedicated to Wong Tai Sin, the Great Immortal Wong. Home to three religions - Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism, locals claim that every wish made here comes true, which makes it a significant religious attraction.

15. Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

13 km
from city center
15 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Man Mo Temple located in Sheung Wan is a picturesque temple built to worship Man Cheong (the God of Literature) and Mo Tai (the God of Martial Arts). This has led to the temple being called Man Mo, where Man translates to the God of Literature and Mo, the God of War.

16. Tai O Fishing Village

Tai O Fishing Village

30 km
from city center
16 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Tai O is a fishing village nestled among the lush vegetation found on the Western coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. It is a small, unusual village inhabited by Tanka people which showcases China’s traditions, history and natural beauty.

17. Ocean Park

Ocean Park
3.6 /5

18 km
from city center
17 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Ocean Park Hong Kong, located in Wong Chuk Hang, is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park. The second-largest theme park in Hong Kong, it is divided into two areas The Summit and The Waterfront. The two are connected by 1.5-kilometre long cable car system and the Ocean Express Funicular Railway.

18. Lan Kwai Fong

Lan Kwai Fong

14 km
from city center
18 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Lan Kwai Fong, commonly referred to as LKF, is the hub of drinking, clubbing and partying in Hong Kong. Home to over 90 restaurants and bars and conveniently located in Central Hong Kong, the L-shaped square of streets is one of the most popular nightlife spots in Hong Kong.

19. Temple Street Night Market

Temple Street Night Market

12 km
from city center
19 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Surrounding the Tin Hau temple, the Temple Street Night Market is one of the busiest flea markets in Hong Kong. Also popularly known as "Men's Market" (because of the cheap variety of men's fashion on sale), it sells Chinese paraphernalia and souvenirs along with delicious street food. Temple Street Night Market is most famous for the shopping of tea ware and antiques.

20. Hong Kong Tramways

Hong Kong Tramways

20 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The historical Hong Kong Tramways is the oldest and cheapest transportation mode in the city. Popularly known as "Ding Ding Tram", due to the double-bell ring used to alert people of their approach, these are the only fleet of ‘double-decker’ trams in the world making them an iconic way of commute.

21. Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

13 km
from city center
21 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, located along the Kowloon area, stretches for about 1.6 kms starting from the Star Ferry Pier at Tsim Sha Tsui to the colonial-era world clock in the west. It is a beautiful stroll lined with chic cafes and eateries, the highlight being the sweeping views of Victoria Harbour.

22. Chi Lin Nunnery

Chi Lin Nunnery
3.8 /5

12 km
from city center
22 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

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.

23. Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park
3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
23 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

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. 

24. Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
3.6 /5

8 km
from city center
24 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, located in Sha Tin, is a 20th-century Buddhist temple housing around 13,000 Buddha statues. Though named as a monastery, there are no monks residing in the complex. The 400 steps to reach the monastery is lined with exquisite golden statues of Buddha, all in different poses.

25. Lamma Island

Lamma Island
3.4 /5

22 km
from city center
25 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Tucked 9.2 kilometres away from Central Hong Kong, Lamma Island is the third largest island in Hong Kong. Also known as the 'Y Island' or 'Pok Liu Chau', it highlights the laid-back and rural side of Hong Kong with its coastal scenery, quaint beaches, and walking trails amidst the tropical rain forest slopes with curvy hilly paths.

26. Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay

20 km
from city center
26 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in the Southern District, Repulse Bay is one of the most beautiful public beaches of Hong Kong with the crescent-shaped sand stretch. It is the perfect destination for people willing to relax at the beachfront watching the awe-inspiring sunset views, strolling at the beach and enjoying the various adventure activities.

27. Lantau Island

Lantau Island

22 km
from city center
27 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The largest island of Hong Kong, Lantau Island sits at the heart of the Pearl River in Hong Kong. The highlights of the island are stunning Buddhist architectures, a famous theme park, long sandy beaches and large shopping outlets amidst greenery and flora.

28. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

15 km
from city center
28 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in : Victoria Peak

Located at the Victoria Peak Tower, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is a wax museum featuring more than 100 celebrities. This is a part of the renowned chain of wax museums founded by Marie Tussaud of France. The personalities in the museum vary from sports to films, music and more.

29. Hong Kong Museum of History

Hong Kong Museum of History
3.7 /5

13 km
from city center
29 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Museum of History, located near the Hong Kong Science Museum, showcases the cultural heritage of Hong Kong through its various exhibits. The exhibits range from natural history to local history, ethnography and archaeology. The highlight of the museum is the thematic exhibitions is hosts on a regular basis.

30. Stanley Market

Stanley Market

22 km
from city center
30 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Stanley Market is situated in Stanley New Street, Island South, Hong Kong Island. With everything available from clothing to small electronic items, Stanley Market pays homage to the traditional system of an open air street market place.

31. Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower

Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower

13 km
from city center
31 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Tsim Sha Tsui Tower, located on the South-Eastern end of the Kowloon peninsula, is the only remaining part of the old Kowloon Station from the Kowloon-Canton Railways. Officially titled as the ‘Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower’, it stands at 44 metres and the top can be accessed via a staircase built inside it. It also houses a fully functional clock on each of its four faces.

32. Po Lin Monastery

Po Lin Monastery

26 km
from city center
32 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Po Lin Monastery is a Buddhist monastery sitting in the lap of Ngong Ping at Lantau Island. The highlight of the monastery is the 3 Buddha statues in its premise, representing the past, present and future lives. The famous Tian Tan Buddha statue is an extension of Po Lin Monastery.

33. Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park

13 km
from city center
33 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

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.

34. SoHo

SoHo

14 km
from city center
34 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

SoHo in Hong Kong, the ravishing district named in reference to South of Hollywood Road, is the uber swanky entertainment zone popular as the dine and nightlife side of Central Hong Kong. Bordering between Lan Kwai Fong and Sheung Wan, it is a must-visit for the artsy galleries, unique fashion boutiques to upscale dining options and tiny cafes serving scrumptious delicacies.

35. Happy Valley Racecourse

Happy Valley Racecourse

16 km
from city center
35 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Happy Valley Racecourse situated in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island is one of the two major sites for horse-racing in Hong Kong. A recommended spot for tourists, the racecourse is opened for night race that happens every Wednesday.

36. Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

13 km
from city center
36 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Central-Mid-Levels escalator and walkway system is the world’s largest outdoor covered escalator system. Covering a distance of 800 meters and traversing to an elevation of 135 meters, it provides a link between the Central and Mid Levels districts of Hong Kong.

37. Chungking Mansions

Chungking Mansions

13 km
from city center
37 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Often described as an ecosystem in itself and a ghetto, Chungking Mansion is a famous building in Hong Kong. Located on Nathan Road, it is full of guesthouses offering a cheap residence, secret and infamous restaurants, and shopping stores. It is known as a haven for food lovers but also has a myriad of theories about what goes on inside the building, making it an almost mystery.

38. Hong Kong Space Museum

Hong Kong Space Museum

13 km
from city center
38 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Space Museum is a unique dome-shaped building located on the Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui promenade. Sprawling over an area of 8000-square metres, the Hong Kong Museum of Space is the perfect place to learn about various cosmic phenomenons taking place in the Universe.

39. Hung Shing Yeh Beach

Hung Shing Yeh Beach

39 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hung Shing Yeh Beach is the most popular beach of Lamma Island. The serene environment and clear water of the picturesque beach have been the main attraction for the tourists.

40. Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

14 km
from city center
40 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware located in Hong Kong Park collects and displays ceramic cups, bowls and brewing trays from the Tang, Song and Yuan dynasties. Formerly the house of the Commander of British Forces in Hong Kong, it has been converted into a museum of teaware, showcasing British Colonial Architecture

41. Hong Kong Bird Market

Hong Kong Bird Market

10 km
from city center
41 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Bird Market, also known as Yuen Po Street Bird Market, is one of the most popular street markets of Hong Kong. Also known as the Bird Garden, it is a Chinese style market lined with stalls selling songbirds and pet birds and is visited by tourists to experience the local life and culture.

42. Hong Kong Science Museum

Hong Kong Science Museum

13 km
from city center
42 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Science Museum, located at Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, is a one-of-a-kind museum that is devoted to the science and modern technology. The exhibitions are divided into two categories - permanent and special exhibitions.

43. Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong Museum of Art

13 km
from city center
43 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Museum of Art is located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, nestled among several important places of interest such as the Avenue of Stars, the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the Hong Kong Cultural Center. The Hong Kong Museum of Art is a guardian of Chinese culture, preserving fragments of happenings from the past in the form of art.

44. Kowloon Park

Kowloon Park

12 km
from city center
44 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in Tsim Sha Tsui area of Hong Kong, Kowloon Park is one of the largest parks in the metropolitan. It is not your 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 what not. From active wildlife to majestic gardens with fountains, Kowloon Park is an oasis for peace and anyone looking to imbibe the tranquillity of nature.

45. Sai Kung

Sai Kung

17 km
from city center
45 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Sai Kung peninsula, located a little over half-an-hour from Hong Kong’s city center, is a hotspot for relaxation providing the opportunity to connect with nature. Its breathtaking views, gorgeous beaches, a variety of leisure activities and a multitude of top-notch eateries have converted this former fishing village into a favorite of the tourism industry.

46. Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan

13 km
from city center
46 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located on the Hong Kong Island, the hipster neighbourhood of Sheung Wan reflects the modern metropolis wrapped in ancient Chinese traditions. Sheung Wan is one of a kind and even the streets boast a glorious past. The region is brimming with vintage shops, medicinal stalls and cosy cafes that can satisfy your soul and empty the wallet.

47. Noah's Ark Hong Kong

Noah's Ark Hong Kong

47 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Noah's Ark at Ma Wan Island in Hong Kong, is a theme park based on Christian beliefs found in the Bible. This tourist attraction encourages cultural learning by presenting the story of Noah’s Ark and the great flood in an interactive and entertaining manner. With life-size models of animals, breathtaking views, and several activities organized by management, it provides an engaging experience for both children and adults.

48. The Peak Tram

The Peak Tram

14 km
from city center
48 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in : Victoria Peak

The undisputable ruler of hearts and king of sightseeing in Hong Kong, the Peak tram ride is an unforgettable experience for everyone who sets foot in it or even before that sometimes. It is the fastest mode of reaching the highest peak of Hong Kong called the Victoria Peak with the ride lasting only 7 minutes from the Central to the Peak. It is not only the journey which is spellbinding but once you reach the peak, the view from up there of the entire vista of Hong Kong is simply astonishing and unparalleled.

49. Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Hong Kong Cultural Centre

13 km
from city center
49 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Cultural Centre is a versatile performance facility located in Tsim Tsa Tsui, Hong Kong neighbouring the Hong Kong Space Museum, Avenue of Stars and Harbour City. The cultural centre is renowned for hosting a variety of cultural activities ranging from world-class concerts, operas, and performances. It is the local centre for a variety of concerts and activities.

50. Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

8 km
from city center
50 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in Sha Tin, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum is the biggest museum in the city sitting on 7,500 square meters of land. Unlike most non-engaging museums, what distinguishes this from others is that it showcases a unique combination of art, culture, history with a multitude of activities and programs which serve wide-ranging interests of everyone. From beautifully preserved relics to interactive attractions and activities, Hong Kong Heritage museum is the quintessential modern-day treasury.

51. Shek O Beach

Shek O Beach

24 km
from city center
51 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Lound at the south-eastern part of Hong Kong Island, Shek O Beach, famous for the glittering golden expanse of sand, is a popular public beach in the area. The stunning beach with picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and the shimmering sand lock boulders attract families and beachcombers alike. The mesmerising Shek O Beach is popular for the dining scene with beach barbecue facility and some top-notch restaurants doting the area.

52. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

14 km
from city center
52 out of 329
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre is one of the two chief exhibition and convention centres in Hong Kong, along with Asia World-Expo. Present in Hong Kong’s Central Business District, it hosts hundreds of international conferences, local conferences, seminars and exhibitions each year. It is an enormous structure that houses 5 exhibition halls, 2 convention halls, 2 theatres, 52 meeting rooms, 7 restaurants and a business centre.

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How can I commute within Hong kong?

MTR: The MTR rail system is Hong Kong's subway and is the busiest and the best way to travel around the city. It runs on 5 lines connecting a large part of the city. However, it will be a little expensive compared to the tram cars and buses.

Trams: The trams are crowded and very slow, though they are a great way to tour the city and look around!

Bus: The most extensive connections in Hong Kong are provided by buses, which are of three types. There are large double-decker buses that ply almost everywhere in Hong Kong and charge according to the distance. The small van-sized buses come in green and red, which is determined by a wide coloured strip on the top.
  • Buses with route number starting from A are premium air-conditioned buses
  • Those starting with S are shuttle buses operating near MTR stations
  • E means external bus services
  • NA are overnight express bus service
  • N are overnight buses
Waterways: On waterways, the Starr Ferry is the most popular mode of transport. It has some spectacular views and is a must-do activity in Hong Kong.

Taxi: The red taxis travel all over Hong Kong except Lantau and are the most expensive. The blue taxis only cover Lantau Island, and the green taxis cover the New Territories, airport and Disneyland.

Octopus Card: The hands-down best way to pay for public transport is the Octopus Card. It can be used in all modes of transport (except cabs) and is extremely convenient because in most places you will be expected to pay the exact change of cash. 
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What are the top sightseeing places in Hong kong?

The top sightseeing places in Hong kong are Victoria Peak, Tian Tan Buddha, Star Ferry , Hong Kong Disneyland, Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, Nan Lian Garden.

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The top shopping places in Hong kong are Temple Street Night Market, Stanley Market, Hong Kong Bird Market.

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