It is a fact that Hong Kong is a city full of contrasts, between tradition and modernity; West and East; chaos and tranquility; etc. It is true the efficiency of its transport network and those chaotic suburbs. Also, it is the heart of international finance and the Eastern culture.
In this article, we are going to tell you about the main attractions in Hong Kong.
The essential places
Peak of victory
We confirm that it is the most picturesque spot in the city and the most photographed. It is located at 400 meters above sea level, dominating the entire horizon of Hong Kong Bay.
The markets of Hong Kong
In this place predominate the colors, sounds, lots of people and many products. The markets in Hong Kong are of all kinds, for all tastes, from Ladies Market, which is the market of Le Signore, to Mongkok where there are imitations of the most prestigious fashion brands.
In addition, the Temple Street comes to life late in the afternoon when it is invaded by street vendors’ stalls or by numerous theme markets, such as birds on Yeun Po Street, flowers or fish, the goldfish market or Sai electronics. Yeung Choi Street South, as well as the jade market between Kansu and Battery streets.
Avenue of the Stars
The path of the stars is along the coast of Tsim Sha Tsui. It is not Hollywood but there are a lot of Chinese and Asian actors: Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee. Also, do not forget to walk around the coast to see the big skyscrapers and especially the Symphony of Lights at 8:00 p.m.
Temple of Man Mo
Certainly, it is one of the oldest temples in Hong Kong. It is dedicated to Man, the god of literature, and Mo, the god of war. The climate surrounding this temple is certainly mystical and very suggestive.
It is a road that is considered one of the main arteries dividing Hong Kong from south to north. The attraction is just the swarm of day and nightlife and some characteristic buildings that dominate it.
Kowloon Park is one of the many parks in Hong Kong. It is a quiet green oasis in the Tsim Sha Tsui Layer, where you can immerse yourself in total tranquility. It is fabulous, due to on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8.00 to 9.00 you can also restore harmony between your body, mind and spirit by participating in the free Tai Chi lessons.
Hong Kong Art Museum
The museum has more than 14,000 objects of Chinese art. It is one of the largest museums in the city. The admission is usually $10, but on Wednesday you can enter for free.
We hope you enjoy visiting the main attractions and do not forget that you need a pre-arrival registration to enter Hong Kong!