Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China. The city is often named as “Oriental Pearl” because it is situated on the southeast coast of China. Hong Kong occupies an area of 1104 square kilometers with population of more than 7 million people, making it one of the most densely populated areas in the world!
Hong Kong had been under control of British rule for more than 150 years and under Japanese rule for 5 years during the Second World War! Today, the city is a part of China with political independence!
Hong Kong is one of the world’s leading financial centers, harbor city with expansive skylines and a very popular tourist destination. It is a city with traditional Chinese culture influenced by British colonialism and a city with a great historical past!
Book a hotel in Hong Kong and explore this magical city!
RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN HONG KONG
- Eaton Hong Kong. Book
- Metropark Hotel Kowloon. Book
- The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers. Book
- The Cityview Hong Kong. Book
WHERE TO GO IN HONG KONG?
The trip to Hong Kong is not complete without visiting Victoria Peak! This is the most popular attraction in Hong Kong!
If you wish you can get there by foot, but the Peak is quite high –the highest point is 552 meters above the sea level. Usually the trip starts with getting there by the special tram – one of the oldest funicular railways in the world! There are two shopping centres – The Peak Tower and the Peak Galleria where you can do shopping or enjoy some restaurants. However, the prices are very high.
In addition to being a famous tourist attraction offering an amazing 360-degree panoramic view, Victoria Peak is one of the most expensive places to buy property!
Avenue of Stars
Visit the Avenue of Stars that honors the professionalism of Hong Kong’s film industry! It was modeled on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Visitors are greeted by a 4.5 meter-tall copy of the statue given to winners at the Hong Kong Film Awards. You can read the whole story of Hong Kong’s cinematic history which is printed on nine pillars! More than 100 stars have their names written on the plaques along the 440-meter promenade!
A Symphony of Lights
If you are in Hong Kong, do not miss a spectacular 14 minute show called A Symphony of Lights! The show is the “World’s Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show” by Guinness World Records! The show involves laser beams, orchestration of music and fireworks for special occasions. It is organized by agency that works with government and is displayed every night at 20:00. One of the best places to enjoy the show is Avenue of Stars!
Hong Kong Disneyland
Experience the magical moments in one of the Disneyland-style theme parks! You will feel like a child again in this beautiful and magical kingdom! The theme park will definitely entertain both adult and child. The advantage of the park is that it is relatively cheap compared to other Disneyland parks.
Hong Kong Disneyland is a part of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. In addition to the theme park, the resort features two hotels – Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Hollywood Hotel, which you can book on our website! The amusement park is divided into 7 different themed areas and it is expected that the park will receive 3 new themed areas and one more hotel will be built. Hong Kong Disneyland was built with the space for another theme park but it is not yet announced.
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Price: up to 58$
Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car and Big Buddha
Hong Kong is not all about skyscrapers and crowds of people. You can experience another side of Hong Kong with Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car! You have the opportunity to enjoy great panoramic views of South China Sea and green mountains of Lantau Island during the 5,7 kilometre journey to Ngong Ping! There you can visit two significant tourist attractions – a Buddhist monastery Po Lin Monastery and a large 34 metre bronze statue called the Big Buddha!
Price: up to 21.5$