The Famous Places in Hong Kong That Every Tourist Needs to Know

Hong Kong comes right out of a genie box with its charismatic make-up that ranges from breathtaking tourist spots, staggering shopping hub, entertainment chest to sky touching skyscrapers! Even if you explore every nook and corner of Hong Kong you will keep on returning to soak in the thrilling experience.

Hong Kong brims with an energy that never lets-up. You won’t just be awed with the luxurious shopping and glitzy financial hub that Hong Kong is, but you will also get to witness the cultural and traditional side of the city, in which it is deeply entrenched.

The fascinating city makes me your enthusiastic ambassador of the city and introduces you to the key places that are a must visit and will make you enjoy every second of your trip!

View from Victoria Peak  

For the mesmerizing look of the entire city and the skyline climb up to Victoria Peak. The spot is already rightly famous among tourists for fine views. The bird’s view offers you the entire landscape sprung with high-rise buildings or the lavish greenery that the city is interspersed with.

There are many lookout points made for you to access: The free viewing platform of Peak Galleria, The Lion’s Pavilion on the right side of the tower, and the Sky terrace in the Peak Tower.

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Location: Victoria Peak.
Date: January 12, 2016.

There is more to Peak Tower than just offering a platform to watch the city top. The Madame Tussauds, Hong Kong exhibition, has waxwork images of the head figures and famous icons. You can make the most of your trip to the peak by walking the Lugard Road path. You will get to eye more amazing places.

Tonic Food and Dried Seafood Streets


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Location: Des Voeux Road.
Date: November 3, 2013.

The two magical food streets that lie nearby boast of food both toothsome and health-giving. You can’t doubt the effectiveness of the Chinese medications, the herbs and herbal remedies with Hong Kong having a high life expectancy. The Seafood stalls on Des Voeux Road are equally palatable to treat your taste buds.

Gape at the Mammoth Buddha


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Location: Lantau Island, Tian Tan Buddha.
Date: January 13, 2018.

It took 12 years for the construction of the Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island. Pilgrims from all over Aisa come to pay homage to the bronze Buddha. You have to mount 268 steps to reach the statue. The Tian Tan Buddha and the Polin Monastery are the two abodes of the devout monks. Visiting the Buddha would not only bring you to the art of the city but the cultural paradigm too.

Bask in the glow of Stars and Lights at the Avenue of Stars


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Location: Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong.
Date: February 9, 2015.

The Avenue of Stars is an alameda that honors the famous film stars of Hong Kong. The promenade runs along the waterfront of Tsim Sha Tsui dedicated to the famed Chinese Celebrities. The open space allows the visitors to enjoy the open area for the leisurely activities amidst the prominent stars and to add on to the charm of the place watch the Symphony of Light show in the evenings across the harbor.

Treat for the Shopaholics and Entertainment Lovers at Tsim Sha Tsui

For the holders of an insatiable appetite for entertainment and shopping your wonderland is at the southern point of Kowloon! The Tsim Sha Tsui takes you to the real world of Hong Kong to devour the concoction of culture and commerce.

You will come across exquisite restaurants, unique vendors, and amazing boutiques on Nathan Road, which is the main road that pans out in the area.

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Location: Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.
Date: June 19, 2015.

Hong Kong has a lot to offer to the luxury lovers who can cool up their eyes on the nearby Canton Road. The Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower, a hallmark of Hong Kong, sits at the southern end of the neighborhood.

The Cultural Complex allows the tourists to delve into the rich Culture of Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Museum of Art.

Sunset on the Aqua Luna or Dukling

To give a halt to the fast-paced world and enjoy the serenity of the sunset, a cruise on the Aqua Luna or Dukling is the best way to do so. The Sunrays glistening and traveling along the crystal blue waters create a wonderful site and soothe you down. A nice spot for contemplating on life I must say!

The Aqua Luna is a restored Chinese boat that cruises along the Victoria Harbour and hosts dinners as well. Dukling is another revamped old Chinese junk boat that still sails through the waters. The site is unparallel and you will love it.

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Location: Victoria Harbour, Aqua Luna.
Date: January 25, 2016.

Traverse the street Markets


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Location: Temple Street, Hong Kong.
Date: March 11, 2017.

There is nothing that you won’t find in Hong Kong’s street markets. From food, to clothes, to antiques, and electronics, the Hong Kong street markets won’t disappoint you! The Temple Street Market is one such remarkable streets that pleases your senses and tops up your adrenaline flow to super excited level!

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Location: Temple Street, Hong Kong.
Date: October 6, 2016.

After you are done ticking off your shopping list you can rapture on eclectic food, sit with a fortune teller or soothe your senses hearing traditional Cantonese opera performed by amateurs to professionals displaying the music culture of the country.

A Hike on Dragon’s Back


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Location: Dragon’s Back, Hong Kong.
Date: November 3, 2015.

A respite from the bustling city life is offered by the verdure the city possesses. The hike on the Dragon’s Back that stretches for 31 miles passes through five country parks on the island.

The pinnacle of the hike is the Shek O Peak. You can get a 360-degree view of all the pristine beaches, bays, vibrant countryside, the waterfront communities and the South China Sea from the top. You can complete your journey in less than two hours or stretch it to six hours, all depends on the routes you choose.

All these exceptional spots and vacation points are just the surface of the fun. To dig into and experience Hong Kong in its entirety plan your next vacation to the city and I bet you won’t regret it.

The fun-filled and amazing city will dazzle you with its nature, culture, commerce, mouthwatering cuisine and entertainment spirit, making you return there on every vacation. In Hong Kong everything is possible!