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A thriving city with a lot to see and do

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Hong Kong is a multicultural metropolis. Being a popular stopover destination for many airlines that use Asia as a connection point makes this city an excellent one night stop over or for a longer five to seven day stay. There is a wide range of activities for all the family, interesting history, food and shopping and plenty of green space and quiet natural areas to get away from the crowds.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nature Lover

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8 Places

Hong Kong Museum of History

History Museums

Dragon's Back

Hiking Trails

Nan Lian Garden

Parks

Le 188 Restaurant & Lounge

Restaurants

Hong Kong Park

Parks

Victoria Peak (The Peak)

Observation Decks & Towers

Ngong Ping 360

Observation Decks & Towers, Tramways, Lookouts

Temple Street Night Market

Flea & Street Markets,

TassieTravellers99's City Tips

  • For transport purposes pick up an octopus card which can be easily added value to at many stations and shops. Apart from just travel it can be used to pay for entry fees at some attractions and some shop purchases.
  • There are plenty of markets from which to get a bargain. Particularly at the markets haggling is expected.
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    Hong Kong Museum of History
    History Museums
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    Good wet weather option that gives an excellent summary of Hong Kong's history and cultural past from both native and British perspectives

    Good for
    • Family
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • The audio guide is worth picking up to give more information on the displays
    • The ticket office is located up the stairs in the centres courtyard. The entrance at road level is for disabled access and groups only
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great History 15/01/2018
    • Excellent Museum on the History of Hong Kong 15/01/2018
    • Hong Kong Museum of History
    Address:
    100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-27249042
    Hours:
    Mon
    10:00 - 18:00
    Wed - Fri
    10:00 - 18:00
    Sat - Sun
    10:00 - 19:00
    Other:
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    Dragon's Back
    Hiking Trails
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    Wonderful hike that is part of the Hong Kong trail. It offers stunning views in all directions.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Go early to avoid some of the crowds.
    • It is more enjoyable to do this walk from north to south finishing up at Shek O Road.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing Views, peaceful hike. 12/01/2018
    • Best Urban hike in Asia 10/01/2018
    • Dragon's Back
    Phone:
    85231050767
    Other:
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    Nan Lian Garden
    Parks
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    A wonderful quiet oasis in the middle of a hectic city. Complete with the nunnery it makes a very thought provoking visit

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful place to spend some time 15/01/2018
    • Quiet Garden with not much foot traffic 13/01/2018
    • Nan Lian Garden
    Address:
    No.60 Fung Tak Road, Diamond Hill
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852-36589366
    Other:
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    Le 188 Restaurant & Lounge
    Restaurants (European, Contemporary)
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    A stunning dining experience with unparalleled views from 41 floors up. Good service impeccable food.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Dress code is casual but no ripped jeans or open shoes.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #148 of 7,855 restaurants in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Best view of hong kong harbour 13/01/2018
    • Birthday dinner 07/01/2018
    • Le 188 Restaurant & Lounge
    Address:
    41/F, Harbour Grand Hong Kong, MTR Fortress Hill Station, Exit A, 23 Oil Street, North Point
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2121 2693
    Price range:
    US$30 - US$100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 - 22:30
    Other:
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    Hong Kong Park
    Parks
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    Another quiet respite in the middle of the city. It has numerous interesting attractions including a large aviary, a conservatory and ponds and walkways.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 851 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great place to spend and hour or two 14/01/2018
    • Relaxing Oasis in Central Hong Kong 14/01/2018
    • Hong Kong Park
    Address:
    19 Cotton Tree Dr, Central
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    852 2521 5041
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    06:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Victoria Peak (The Peak)
    Observation Decks & Towers
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    Wonderful viewpoint and small shopping centre with some markets at the bottom. Gives access to the Peak circuit walk for lovely views over Hong Kong. Easily accessible via the peak tram

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Go early to beat the queues for the tram
    • There is no need to pay extra to visit the Skytower as equally good views can be obtained a short way along the Peak walk.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 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:
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    Ngong Ping 360
    Observation Decks & Towers, Tramways, Lookouts
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    This is a full day trip for all the family with numerous attractions built around a model village. Don't miss the climb to the Big Buddha statue or the Po Lin Monastery.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Go early as the cable car queue can be horrendous
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    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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    Temple Street Night Market
    Flea & Street Markets,
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    TassieTravellers99 Says:

    A real feel for the hustle and bustle of market shopping.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • The markets open at 4.00pm but wait until dark when the markets liven up
    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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