Top 10 Attractions in Hong Kong

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Plan your Hong Kong tour?  Here we have a list of the top 10 attractions in Hong Kong, which may be helpful for your arranging your short trip to Hong Kong.

No. 01: Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak is a mountain in Hong Kong which is located in the western half of Hong Kong Island. With an altitude of 552 m, it is the highest mountain on the island proper, but not in the entirety of Hong Kong, an honour which belongs to Tai Mo Shan.

The actual summit of Victoria Peak is occupied by a radio telecommunications facility and is closed to the public. However, the surrounding area of public parks and high-value residential land is the area that is normally meant by the name The Peak.

It is a major tourist attraction which offers views over central Hong Kong, Victoria Harbour, and the surrounding islands.Entrance Fee: HKD 53 (one-way ticket for the Peak Tram); HKD 65 (round ticket for the Peak Tram)

Opening Hours: 07:00-24:00
How to get there: take Buses No. 1 or 15 to get there

 Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak

No. 02: Ocean Park
Hong Kong Ocean Park is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, and animal theme park, which is situated in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan in the Southern District of Hong Kong.

Founded in 1977 by the then Governor of Hong Kong Sir Murray MacLehose, Ocean Park has now grown to about 35 attractions and rides. The park has won several awards, including The World’s Seventh Most Popular Amusement Park and 33rd Most Visited Tourist Attractions in the World by Forbes.

Entrance Fee: HKD 320
Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00 (Tuesday to Sunday, closed until 23:00 in Summer)
How to get there: Take a public bus to Ocean Park. And get off the bus after going through the Aberdeen Tunnel. A short walk takes you to Ocean Park. Public buses include No. 72, 72A, 92, 96, 592, 6A, 6X, 29R, 70, 75, 90, 97, 260, 41A, 77, 99, 171, 671, 107, 973 and 170.

Ocean Park

Ocean Park

No. 03: Repulse Bay
Repulse Bay is an area in the southern part of Hong Kong Island, located in the Southern District, Hong Kong. Among all the Hong Kong beaches, Repulse Bay is most famous.
The Repulse Bay” is a residential apartment nowadays, and it was built on a former hotel site.

“The Repulse Bay Centre” in front of it is a very elegant, beautiful European building built during the colonial era. Expected to be completed this year, 129 Repulse Bay looks like an opening white lily. According to some news articles, 129 Repulse Bay was originally built as residential apartment.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: the whole day
How to get there: There are shuttle buses with air-conditioning between the city center and Repulse Bay

No. 04: Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront
Tsim Sha Tsui is the southern tip of the Kowloon peninsula, and a major shopping and tourist area. Avenue of Stars is modeled after Hollywood”s Walk of Fame, and boasts a Bruce Lee Statue and imprints of other Chinese movie stars.

It points towards Victoria Harbour. The Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront is as well the best place to watch the night view of the harbor. Every night, the tall buildings along Hong Kong harbor will set up light bulbs on their walls and form into a wonderful sight-seeing.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: 09:00-23:30
How to get there: take Bus No. K568 to Luohu, then take East Subway to Tsim Sha Tsui.

Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront

Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront

No. 05: Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland is the first theme park inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and is owned and managed by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks.
Hong Kong Disneyland is composed of the Hong Kong Disneyland Park, Disneyland Hotel (5-star) and Disneys Hollywood Hotel (4-star), and retail, dining and entertainment facilities.

Hong Kong Disneyland speaks English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). You will meet Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Daisy.

Themed areas there are Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland. Hong Kong Disneyland has convenient transportation of being linked to Hong Kong public transit system.

Entrance Fee: HKD 295 (normal days); HKD 350 (on holidays or festivals)
Opening Hours: 10:00-19:00
How to get there: Yon can take Disney Resort Line, car, taxi, public bus or coach to get there.

Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland

No. 06 Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour, one of the most popular travel tourist attractions in Hong Kong, is a natural landform harbour situated between Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula.
Victoria Harbour covers an area of about 41.88 square kilometers.

Victoria Harbour is world-famous for its magnificent panoramic sight. Tower on the Victoria Peak is the best place to soak in the beautiful view. Vistas from the Culture Centre and Tsim Sha Tsui are also very nice. Number of people go for rides on the Star Ferry to see the harbour.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: the whole day
How to get there: There are three cross-harbour tunnels: Cross Harbour Tunnel, Eastern Harbour Crossing, and Western Harbour Crossing. They connect Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula across Victoria Harbour.

Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour

No. 07: Mongkok
Mong Kok is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District of Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong, China. Mong Kok in Chinese means a flourishing and busy corner.
Mong Kok is divided by Nathan Road into two areas-the residential area and shopping area.

Shopping malls are in east of Nathan Road; and dwellers, shops, stores, restaurants are mainly found west of Nathan Road. Ladies Street also named Tung Choi Street is an open air bazaar. Mongkok Street is famous for birds selling. There is a large market for selling bird of all sorts.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: the whole day
How to get there: Mongkok is very accessible, and the easiest would be by MTR. Take MTR East Rail Line and get off at Mong Kok East Station.

Mongkok

Mongkok

No. 08 Tiantan Buddha
Tiantan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of a Buddha, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. It is a major centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong, and is also a popular tourist attraction.

The Buddha is 34 metres tall, weighs 250 metric tons, and was the world’s tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha prior to 2007. It reputedly can even be seen from as far away as Macau on a clear day. Visitors have to climb 268 steps in order to reach the Buddha, though the site also features a small winding road to the Buddha for vehicles to accommodate the handicapped.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00
How to get there: Visitors can reach the site by bus or taxi, travelling first to Mui Wo (also known as “Silvermine Bay”) via ferry from the Outlying Islands piers in Central (pier No. 6) or to Tung Chung station via the MTR.

Tiantan Buddha

Tiantan Buddha

No. 09: Stanley
Stanley is a town and a tourist attraction in Hong Kong which is located on a peninsula on the southeastern part of Hong Kong Island. It is east of Repulse Bay and west of Shek O, adjacent to Chung Hom Kok.
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Stanley has been a fishing village since before the British came to Hong Kong. Stanley Market is one of the must-go places for tourists when they visit Hong Kong.  You will find an interesting array of little shops selling silk garments, sportswear, art, Chinese costume jewelry and souvenirs.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: the whole day
How to get there: take Buses No. 6, 6A or 260 at General Bus Station to the Stanley

Stanley

Stanley

No. 10 Avenue of Stars
The Avenue of Stars, modelled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is located along the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. It honors celebrities of the Hong Kong film industry.
The Avenue of Stars is Hong Kong’s monument to its stars of the golden screen.

Bruce Lee, Michelle Yeoh and Jackie Chan all have a star on the avenue, as well as numerous other lumineries. Apart from a shrine to the stars, this harborside walk also affords the best views around of Hong Kong Island’s famous skyscrapers. Check out this picture gallery of the street and the views it offers.

Entrance Fee: free
Opening Hours: the whole day
How to get there: take Tianxing Boat from Wanchai Pier to Tsim Sha Tsui, then Avenue of Stars is on the right

Avenue of Stars

Avenue of Stars

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