Places To Visit In Hong Kong

4.8 /5
Sub-Region: Guangdong Province

Here are the top 113 tourist attractions to see in Hong Kong:

1. Victoria Peak

4.5 /5

14 km
from city center
1 out of 113
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.

2. Hong Kong Disneyland

4.2 /5

12 km
from city center
2 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located on Penny’s Bay on Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland is the largest theme park in Hong Kong (followed by Ocean Park), and the second-largest Disneyland in Asia after Tokyo. Often reputed as the ‘happiest place on this planet', this enchanting land is probably the best creation of Walt Disney consisting of nine themed areas (two of which are under construction and yet to open) where grandeur is the norm. One of those places where adults enjoy as much as the little ones in tow (or maybe more so), the Hong Kong Disney Land is filled with magic, beauty and, of course, Disney characters.

3. Tian Tan Buddha

4.3 /5

26 km
from city center
3 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Surrounded by the Po Lin Monastery, Tin Tan Buddha, more commonly known as the Big Buddha, is perched up top the Lantau Island of Hong Kong. It is one gigantic statue which is the largest seated bronze Buddha in the world rising 34 meters high and weighing over 250 tons. Visible from everywhere in Lantau, it looks even more majestic from a distance casting deep shadows over the hills. A statue that symbolises harmony and coexistence, the Big Buddha statue and the Po Lin monastery are one of the most important centres of Buddhism in Hong Kong.

4. Star Ferry

13 km
from city center
4 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Star Ferry is a passenger service operator and a major tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Declared as one of the 50 must visit destinations in one’s lifetime, it connects important points in the city - Tsim Sha Tsui, Wan Chai, and Centra. The major highlight of Star Ferry is Victoria harbour cruise to witness the “A Symphony of Lights” show. 

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5. Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car

3.5 /5

26 km
from city center
5 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car is a world-renowned gondola lift experience on Lantau Island in Hong Kong which offers an in-depth tour of the panoramic view around the Island. The 5.7-kilometre-long bi-cable ropeway connects downtown Tung Chung to Ngong Ping region in the hills above. This 360-degree ropeway acts as a doorway to the Lantau escapades of Hong Kong, which is a must-visit attraction while visiting the Island.

6. Ocean Park Hong Kong

3.6 /5

18 km
from city center
6 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Ocean Park Hong Kong, located in Wong Chuk Hang, is a marine and mammal park and the largest theme park in Asia. This park is a multi-segmented area with a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park. Ocean Park is divided into 2 areas by a large mountain - The Summit( Headland) and The Waterfront (Lowland). However, one can travel between the two via a 1.5-kilometre long cable car system or the ‘Ocean Express Funicular Railway’.

7. Dragon's Back

22 km
from city center
7 out of 113
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 the part of Stage 8 of the Hong Kong Trail and 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.

8. Lantau Island

22 km
from city center
8 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s largest outlying island at the heart of the Pearl River, the Lantau Island is an amass of many attractions that the city is known for, from stunning buddhist architectural marvels, a famous theme park, long sandy beaches, an ostentatious shopping mall with numerous outlets to soul-soothing scenery, greenery, flora and beyond. It is home to some high peaks and mountain ranges of Hong Kong especially the Phoenix Mountain standing at 935 meters which is the second highest in the city and a great spot to admire the sunrise from.

9. Hong Kong Skyline

9 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Skyline is regarded as one of the most iconic landmarks of the city and one simply cannot do justice to their travel without reveling in it. It is a stunning perspective of all the infamous skyscrapers like the HSBC Main Building, Bank of China Tower, Central Plaza, International Commerce Center (among many others) along with the beautiful hills with the sky as a background which can be observed from several sites like the Victoria Peak and Star Ferry. When the city is alive and dazzling, it looks like straight out of a modern painting depicted by Hong Kong Skyline.

10. Nan Lian Garden

3.8 /5

12 km
from city center
10 out of 113
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, each of which have been placed according to specific rules and methods. Housing some permanent exhibits Chinese rocks, potted plants, and timber architecture, the Nan Lian Garden is like a sweet getaway amidst the modern setting owing to its location.

11. Chi Lin Nunnery

3.8 /5

12 km
from city center
11 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Established in 1934, the Chi Lin Nunnery is a Buddhist temple complex on Diamond Hill in Hong Kong. From invaluable Buddhist relics to soul-soothing lotus ponds, this nunnery housed in a monastery complex has all the elements of a perfectly peaceful escape. Chi Lin Nunnery is regarded as one of the most majestic looking religious shrines in the country that combines elegant architecture, exquisite flora and greenery with the serene chanting of the nuns.

12. Victoria Harbour

3.7 /5

13 km
from city center
12 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Victoria Harbour, a naturally occurring land-form bordering a water body, draws a line of difference between Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula. It is known as a defining feature of Hong Kong. With its gentle promenades and impressive views of the iconic Hong Kong skyline, it is a sight that must not be missed whenever visiting the region!

13. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

15 km
from city center
13 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is a wax museum featuring more than 100 celebrities from all walks of life and is located at the Victoria Peak Tower, the highest hill in Hong Kong. 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.

14. Repulse Bay

20 km
from city center
14 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Located in the Southern District of Hong Kong, Repulse Bay is a bay in Hong Kong Island and one among the most expensive housing areas in the world. One of the most beautiful public beaches of Hong Kong with the crescent-shaped sand stretch is the chief attraction of the area. Located approximately 20 minutes away from Central Hong Kong, Repulse Bay is the perfect destination for people willing to relax at the beach front watching the awe-inspiring sunset views, strolling at the beach and enjoying the various aquatic as well as local activities.

15. Lan Kwai Fong

14 km
from city center
15 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Lan Kwai Fong, commonly referred to as LKF, is a star amongst Hong Kong’s several nightlife spots. Lying in the streets of Central, Hong Kong, LKF is home to over 90 restaurants and bars which offer an atmosphere unlike any other nightlife hub. Being located in Central, the economic and financial centre of Hong Kong, this street attracts huge crowds of bureaucrats and foreigners. Especially on weekends, Lan Kwai Fong is full of people shaking off their day at work and enjoying themselves with a pint of beer.

16. Temple Street Night Market

12 km
from city center
16 out of 113
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.

17. Tai O Fishing Village

30 km
from city center
17 out of 113
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.

18. Hong Kong Tramways

18 out of 113
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. It is a popular tourist attraction offering rides as standard public transportation along with a historic tram tour.

19. Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

13 km
from city center
19 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Towering over the busy waters of Victoria Harbour and located near the Kowloon area of Tsim Sha Tsui, the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade is the most spectacular feature and walking region of Hong Kong. This promenade stretches for about 1.6 kms starting from the Star Ferry Pier at Tsim Sha Tsui and the colonial-era world clock in the west, all the way past the Intercontinental Hotel in the east or the entrance of submarine tunnel of Hung Hom. The Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade offers blazingly gorgeous panoramas along with the whole chill vibe and aesthetic

20. Hong Kong Park

3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
20 out of 113
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. Built in the middle of the concrete jungle, Hong Kong Park is perfect for families, couples and nature enthusiasts. 

21. Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

3.6 /5

8 km
from city center
21 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is found in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. The Monastery is essentially a Buddhist temple managed by locals, while there are no monks residing in the complex. At the height of a gruelling average of 400 steps, the journey to the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is an attraction in itself as the entire path is lined with exquisite statues of Buddha, all in different poses. Though the climb is difficult for elders and people who have a problem climbing, one is rewarded with picturesque views and a peaceful atmosphere.

22. Lamma Island

3.4 /5

22 km
from city center
22 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Tucked 9.2 kilometres away from the twinkling skyscrapers and hustle-bustle of Central Hong Kong, are the polished golden-white beaches with crystal clear blue waters of Lamma Island. Also known as the 'Y Island' or 'Pok Liu Chau', Lamma Island stands as the third-largest Island in Hong Kong with an area of 13.55 square mile and 7 kilometres of length. Lamma Island highlights the laid-back and rural side of Hong Kong and plates a beautiful amalgamation of coastal scenery, quaint and secluded beaches, walking and hiking trails amidst the tropical rain forest slopes with curvy hilly paths.

23. Man Mo Temple

13 km
from city center
23 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Man Mo Temple located on the Hollywood Road 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. There are numerous Man Mo temples in Hong Kong, but the one on Sheung Wan is most revered, and hence, is well known. The temple also houses Lit Shing Kung to worship all the heavenly Gods. 

24. Wong Tai Sin Temple

10 km
from city center
24 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Wong Tai Sin Temple, more commonly known as Sik Sik Yuen Temple, is a supremely famous religious destination in the Kowloon Area of Hong Kong. The grand temple is believed to be a site where every wish comes true if you request for it wholeheartedly, no wonder it is visited by hundreds and thousands of locals as well as tourists on a daily basis. The Wong Tai Sin Temple is as much of an architectural glory as it is a shrine, with its stunningly shaped pillars and domes, the vibrancy of the colors so mesmerizing that it’ll take a while to look away. Definitely a photographer’s and religious believers’ paradise.

25. A Symphony of Lights

25 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

A Symphony of Lights is an enchanting light and sound show on the Hong Kong Island. This spectacle is illuminating the city’s skyline since 2004. The signature show is a multimedia extravaganza that showcases the vibrant night vistas in Hong Kong. According to the Guinness World Records, ‘A Symphony of Lights’ is the biggest permanent light and sound show across the globe that is setting the night sky on fire.

26. Avenue of Stars Hong Kong

26 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Avenue of Stars is a walking avenue found at the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Inspired by the Hollywood Avenue of Stars located in Los Angeles, it celebrates important milestones of the Hong Kong film fraternity marked by statues and hand-prints of prestigious personalities including the likes of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. With a seaside backdrop that provides panoramic views of the Hong Kong skyline, as well as incomparable sunsets, it has a presence that attracts the attention of tourists on an international level.

27. Hong Kong Museum of History

3.7 /5

13 km
from city center
27 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Museum of History, located near the Hong Kong Science Museum, is a museum building housing a comprehensive collection of exhibits depicting the local and natural history, along with the ethnography of Hong Kong. Aimed at preserving and documenting the multi-hued heritage and culture of Hong Kong and South China, the museum holds thematic exhibitions on a regular basis. The Hong Kong Museum of History is, thus, a magnet for all history lovers.

28. Stanley Market

22 km
from city center
28 out of 113
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.

29. Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower

13 km
from city center
29 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Tsim Sha Tsui Tower, located on the South Eastern end of the Kowloon peninsula in Hong Kong, 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 originally used to serve as a landmark for travellers several years ago. The Clock Tower 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.

30. Po Lin Monastery

26 km
from city center
30 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Po Lin Monastery is one of the main attractions in Lantau Island that sits on the lap of Ngong Ping Plateau in Hong Kong. It is an architectural marvel that has retained its Tibetan essence for several years and is frequented by tourists as well as locals alike. ‘Po Lin Monastery’ means ‘Precious Lotus’ and is a symbolic representation of purity.

31. Hong Kong Central

14 km
from city center
31 out of 113
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. It is a sanctuary for everyone from shoppers and photographers to the ones with a soul for adventure and the wanderers.

32. Hong Kong Wetland Park

13 km
from city center
32 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Wetland Park is a nature reserve and tourism facility situated at the northern part of Tin Shui Wai, in Yuen Long. It is an eco-tourism park that is a stunning spot to enjoy and appreciate Hong Kong’s unique widely varied vegetation. The highlight of Hong Kong Wetland Park is the visitor centre, Wetland Reserve and Wetland Interactive World.

33. SoHo

14 km
from city center
33 out of 113
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. A walk along SoHo will find you antique stores, vintage themed showrooms, niche clothing boutiques, hip nightclubs and what else not.

34. Sky100 Hong Kong

12 km
from city center
34 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Sky100 Hong Kong is the only indoor observation deck in the metropolitan, situated on 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 and the popular Victoria Harbour. Another major highlight is the double-deck high speed elevators, the fastest in Hong Kong, that takes just 60 seconds to reach the top.

35. Happy Valley Racecourse

16 km
from city center
35 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Happy Valley Racecourse is situated in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island is one of the two major sites for horse-racing in all of Hong Kong and serves as a display of the typical lifestyle of the people of Hong Kong.

36. Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

13 km
from city center
36 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Central-Mid-Levels escalator and walkway system, constructed in 1993 in Hong Kong, is the world’s largest outdoor covered escalator system. Covering a whopping 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. Apart from providing effortless transport between the aforementioned areas, the escalator system happens to be a major tourist attraction.

37. Chungking Mansions

13 km
from city center
37 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Often described as an ecosystem in itself and a ghetto, Chungking Mansion is a building that is designed for function without flair. Located on Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowlooon, it is full of guest houses offering a cheap residence, secret and infamous restaurants, hundreds of shopping stores and so much more. Chungking Mansions is known as a haven for food lovers but also has a myriad of theories about what goes on inside of this mammoth of a building, making it an almost mystery.

38. Hong Kong Space Museum

13 km
from city center
38 out of 113
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

39 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Hung Shing Yeh Beach in Hong Kong is the most popular beach of the Lamma Island. The serene environment and clear water of the picturesque beach has been the main attraction for the tourists. The beach is well equipped with restaurants, changing rooms, and stalls for snacks and drinks making it an ideal place to rejuvenate.

40. Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

14 km
from city center
40 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware located in Hong Kong Park, Hong Kong, China is one of the oldest buildings showcasing British Colonial Architecture. The Flagstaff House was built in 1846 for the Commander of Bristish Forces in Hong Kong, it was later converted into a museum of tea ware by the Hong Kong government in 1984. Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware is a very famous spot amongst the locals for wedding photo shoots and graduations.

41. Hong Kong Bird Market

10 km
from city center
41 out of 113
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. The unconventional Hong Kong Bird Market is a place to learn about the local life and culture.

42. Hong Kong Science Museum

13 km
from city center
42 out of 113
places to visit in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Science Museum is located at 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is a one-of-a-kind museum that is devoted to science and modern technology. Visitors are encouraged to explore and discover exhibitions of interest as well as participate in various interactive activities designed for public entertainment.

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