Hong Kong is an amazing city which boasts beautiful skylines of modern skyscrapers and tall buildings. A city where east meets west, Hong Kong has great diversity in its culture and has a good mix of Western and Asian influence. With amazing infrastructure and a world class transport system, Hong Kong has come a long way. Here, we discuss the best places you can visit while you’re here in the beautiful city of Hong Kong.
1. Avenue of Stars
The Avenue of Stars is modelled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It’s located along the Victoria Harbour waterfront which honours the celebrities of Hong Kong film industry. The spectacular view of the cityscape will leave u in awe of the beautiful construction of the skyscrapers and high rise buildings. The best part of this place is that it is free of charge and you are free to roam around the area, which has great vibes and is pretty spectacular in of it itself.
Just around the vicinity, there’s K11 Musea Shopping Mall and the Hong Kong Space Museum which is worth exploring as well.
2. Peak Tower
The Peak Tower exhibits stunning panoramic 360° eagle eyed view of the city of Hong Kong. The best way of getting to the top of The Peak is to ride the Peak Tram, where you get to see beautiful views while riding on the tram. A Peak Tram Sky Pass costs about $13 USD for a return trip. You can book your tickets in advance here.
3. Ladies Market (Mongkok)
This massive street market is a great place to get that souvenir or that nice bag that you want. And if you know how to bargain, you can definitely get amazing deals. They pretty much sell everything. From suitcases to chopsticks to even drones, a definite must visit for any tourist visiting Hong Kong!
4. Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland is a perfect place to bring the kids along and let them bring their imaginations to reality. With lots of fun activities for both the adults and children, the amazing architectural feat of the place will leave you marveled. They have great rides that are scary and fun as well. Tickets are pretty pricey, costing $93 USD for an adult and $70 USD for a child, but it’s well worth the full day as there are lots of activities to do within the resort. Ticket information can be found here.
5. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum which showcases realistic wax figures of celebrities. They have many branches across the world. Of course, depending on the country, they match the type of celebrities accordingly. It would probably your only chance to get a photo with someone famous. Even if they aren’t real, they do look extremely realistic. This is on the list because it is conveniently located at The Peak (listed as no.2) and is easy to get to right after you are done at the peak. Entrance fee costs about $25 USD per person, which is pretty decent considering you would spend more than an hour here for sure.
And that concludes our best 5 places to visit in Hong Kong. Be sure to check them out while you are here in Hong Kong. Looking for more South East Asia travel ideas? Check out our top 7 places to see in Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam right here! For any questions, please email us at [email protected]