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Hong Kong is one of our favourite cities, easy to navigate, wonderful food, great shopping and lots of green spaces and out of the way places to visit. Enjoy a great city with friendly people!

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  • Like a Local

15 Places

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15 Places

Day 1

Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery

Sacred & Religious Sites, Islands, Monuments & Statues

Xin Dau Ji (Holiday Inn Express)

Restaurants

Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Ngong Ping 360

Observation Decks & Towers, Tramways, Lookouts

Aqua Luna

Restaurants

Day 2

Tim Ho Wan (Central)

Restaurants

Lamma Island

Islands, Hiking Trails

Stanley Market

Flea & Street Markets,

Victoria Harbour

Marinas

Hong Kong Skyline

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Victoria Peak (The Peak)

Observation Decks & Towers

Day 3

Peking Garden (Tsim Sha Tsui)

Restaurants

Tap Mun Island

Islands

Sai Kung

Neighbourhoods

Temple Street Night Market

Flea & Street Markets,

KJPSemaphore's City Tips

  • The transport in HK in amazing, but buy an Octapus Card for all travel on busses, trains and ferries. You can also buy food and drinks from many shops using the card. Money is loaded onto the card via a machine in the railways. Tipping is a good thing to do and staff really appreciate it. Tea ceremonies are great fun, but if you take part at least buy something. Beware of people wanting to sell you copy watches and also the tailors who hawk their stores. The markets such as Ladies Market and Temple Street are fun but the quality of goods is low. Watch out for pickpockets in these areas.
    Day 1
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    Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Islands, Monuments & Statues
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    The Monastery is a must and great for lunch either vegetarian or meat. Very good value

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • where sturdy walking shoes
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Largest Buddha in S E Asia 15/01/2018
    • A whole day trip from Kawloon to Po Lin. 15/01/2018
    • Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery
    Address:
    Lantau Island
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +86 903 509 4316
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$2
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:30 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Xin Dau Ji (Holiday Inn Express)
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian)
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    Great place for dinner, especially the roast baby pork. Yummy

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • Casual dress is fine but book ! especially on the weekend
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1,902 of 7,855 restaurants in Hong Kong
    • Pretty good 11/01/2018
    • Only if you're staying in the hotel 04/08/2017
    • Xin Dau Ji (Holiday Inn Express)
    Address:
    2/F, Holiday Inn Express, No.33 Sharp East Street, Causeway Bay
    2nd Floor
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 3162 8899
    Price range:
    US$26 - US$51
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
    Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    This is a must do experience but the stairs can be hard work. Go slow and take some water

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Take your camera , walk slowly
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful Tranquil & Outstanding View 16/01/2018
    • Greatest attraction of Lantau. 15/01/2018
    • Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
    Address:
    Lantau Island
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    85236660606
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 17:30
    Other:
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    Ngong Ping 360
    Observation Decks & Towers, Tramways, Lookouts
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    Interesting for tourist shopping but on the way to the Wisdom Walk which has great views

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Expensive but interesting
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice place but too tourisy... 15/01/2018
    • Good day attraction 15/01/2018
    • Ngong Ping 360
    Address:
    11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-36660606
    Price range:
    US$3 - US$3
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Aqua Luna
    Restaurants
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    The junk on the harbour is fantastic, you need to book and its not cheap. No food is available on board

    Good for
    • Family
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Preferably go at night and watch the light show on the buildings
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #297 of 7,855 restaurants in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Relaxing cruise around the harbor 06/01/2018
    • Evening Sunset Cruise 04/01/2018
    • Aqua Luna
    Address:
    From Pier 1 by the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and Pier 9, Central
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2116 8821
    Price range:
    US$20 - US$70
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:30 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    Tim Ho Wan (Central)
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian)
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    The best Pork Buns in the world. Its cheap and a Michelin Star restaurant

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • You have to wait in line, but fill out your order and wait to be seated.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #109 of 7,855 restaurants in Hong Kong
    • Yummy cantonese Pork Buns 16/01/2018
    • Great value 15/01/2018
    • Tim Ho Wan (Central)
    Address:
    Shop 12A, Hong Kong Station Podium Level 1, IFC Mall , Central
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-23323078
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 21:00
    Other:
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    Lamma Island
    Islands, Hiking Trails
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    A fun island to visit for a great walk and seafood lunch

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Make sure you know the ferry times
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Completly different face of HK 06/01/2018
    • Very recommendable 03/01/2018
    • Lamma Island
    Address:
    Lamma Island, Islands Distict
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-29828100
    Other:
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    Stanley Market
    Flea & Street Markets,
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    This market has better quality goods especially the leather products

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Watch you belongings
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #58 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    • Got myself a souvenir 15/01/2018
    • Small shops in Stanley 15/01/2018
    • Stanley Market
    Address:
    Stanley Beach
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    85221780093
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Victoria Harbour
    Marinas
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    If you have been on the Junk it is also nice to walk around and take some photos. Look out for people fishing for small black fish.Sometimes you can see the old men swimming in the Harbour

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Watch out for fishing rods do not go for swim!
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Place with tranquility and crowd 16/01/2018
    • Great views 14/01/2018
    • Victoria Harbour
    Address:
    Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island
    Hong Kong 999077
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2807 6543
    Other:
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    Hong Kong Skyline
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    Go for walk and look at the lights and light show, a great after dinner activity

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Take a tripod for your camera
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Probably The Worlds Best Skyline 16/01/2018
    • Amazing at Night 15/01/2018
    • Hong Kong Skyline
    Address:
    Hong Kong Island, along Victoria Harbor
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    85261317558
    Other:
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    Victoria Peak (The Peak)
    Observation Decks & Towers
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    The Peak is a must but expensive. Go by the Peak Tram for the extra thrill. You do not need to buy tickets for the viewing platform as the lower deck is fine.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • But an ice-cream and donate to dog welfare
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great view 15/01/2018
    • Well worth a visit 15/01/2018
    • Victoria Peak (The Peak)
    Address:
    1 Lugard Rd
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-28497654
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Peking Garden (Tsim Sha Tsui)
    Restaurants
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    Great place for a clay chicken, but book ahead with 24 hours notice

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • Its not easy to find, so get diections
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #142 of 7,855 restaurants in Hong Kong
    • Excellent Peking Duck in a mall restaurant 11/01/2018
    • Amazing Peking duck 10/01/2018
    • Peking Garden (Tsim Sha Tsui)
    Address:
    3/F, Star House
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-27358211
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 15:00
    Sun - Sat
    17:30 - 23:30
    Mon - Sat
    11:30 - 15:00
    Other:
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    Tap Mun Island
    Islands
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    The best island in Hong Kong. Have lunch at one of the seafood places and have a great walk

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If the ferry to the island has left take one of the small motor boats
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #173 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful 02/01/2018
    • Worth visiting 09/08/2017
    • Tap Mun Island
    Address:
    Northeast of Tolo Harbour
    Hong Kong
    China
    Other:
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    Sai Kung
    Neighbourhoods
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    KJPSemaphore Says:

    Good for a look around on the way back from the island

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Don't miss your bus as its a wait between services
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Quaint seaside village 14/01/2018
    • Trio Beach is A Must 14/01/2018
    • Sai Kung
    Address:
    Sai Kung District, New Territories East
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    85231050767
    Other:
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    Temple Street Night Market
    Flea & Street Markets,
    See more photos
    KJPSemaphore Says:

    A good street market but the products are not as good as Stanley Market

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Tips
    • Watch you wallet !
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #76 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    • Really poor. Dont waste your time 09/01/2018
    • Average 09/01/2018
    • Temple Street Night Market
    Address:
    Kansu Street and Jordan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2807 6543
    Other:
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