Are you planning a trip to Hong Kong? Will it be your first time? Well, whether it is your first time or not in this lovely country, you sure are going to love it here. This city has so much to offer to tourists. There are just so many Hong Kong attractions that all kinds of tourists can enjoy.
What better way to start your tour in Hong Kong than their famous Star Ferry? It is one of the best deals that you can get as you only have to pay a few dollars to enjoy the ride. The main route goes from Kowloon to Hong Kong, or Tsim Sha Tsui to Central, to be more specific.
Get to see the best of Hong Kong when you pay a visit to the Victoria Peak or simply and more commonly known as The Peak. It is where you can get the best view of the skyline of the city. Observe the whole city: the magnificent architecture, the surrounding islands, and the busy harbour. You can get to the top of this scenic viewpoint by hopping on a tram. If you wish to walk, there is a trail from The Peak that leads down to the city. The best time to go is in the evening. You can also opt to take a cab that will bring you to the top as the line for the tram can get long.
Another famous attraction that you can visit is the “Big Buddha” or The Tian Tan Buddha Statue. It is one of the largest Buddha statues in the world. This 34-meter Buddha took 12 years to complete. The size of the Buddha can get astounding from afar and even more up close. Taking the Ngong Ping cable car is the best way to get to the Buddha since you get to enjoy the scenic view of the forest and mountains.
Other Activities that You Can Do
For the kids and the kids at heart, you can spend a whole day of fun in the famous Hong Kong Disneyland. Enjoy the rides, meet Disney characters, and watch the musical parades, shows and magnificent fireworks. You can also get the full-on Disney experience by staying in one of their hotels. Another famous theme park is Ocean Park. Ride their roller coasters and take a look at the exotic wildlife in their huge aquarium.
For the food enthusiasts, Lan Kwai Fong is the place to be. Take your gastronomic experience to a different level with the authentic cuisine and the trendiest restaurants of Hong Kong. Get to try some of Hong Kong’s best food when you find hole-in-the-wall restaurants hidden in lane ways.
Whatever you feel like doing on your visit to Hong Kong, you will surely find something that will fit your mood. You can enjoy shopping, eating, relaxing or taking on new adventures. Hong Kong is such a beautiful city. It is rich in culture and has a wide range of activities. This country is just so easy to love.