Famous Landmarks in Hong Kong are considered the Name Card of this bustling city, which could be majestic architecutures, amusement parks or skycrapers, ancient and new. TopChinaTravel here would like to introduce the most representative landmarks and famous buildings in Hong Kong, like the Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay and Ocean Park, etc. for you. They are somehow, represent a certain character or role Hong Kong played to the world.
Victoria Peak, also known as Mount Austin, is a mountain which located in Hong Kong Island. It is the top ranked and one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hong Kong. With a height of 522 meters above sea level, it is the highest mountain of the Hong Kong Island. The area tourists visit is not the actual summit of Victoria Peak, which is occupied by a radio telecommunications facility and is closed to the public. But the area surrounded, from where visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the city and its harbours.
Victoria Peak hosts more than 6 million visitors each year. The Tram ride alone is spectacularly breathtaking, whether you are going up or coming down. This will give you the best angle to capture exceptional video footage while you are moving to the 373 meters hill top. At the end of this seven-minute journey you can expect to have the penultimate view of the entire Hong Kong.
Repulse Bay is one of the most popular tourist sites in Hong Kong. Located in the southern part of Hong Kong Island, it is also an outstanding representative of the beach resort in the island that attractes tourists from home and abroad to spend their leisure time.
Shaped as a crescent, this bay enjoys long and gentle slope, broad and clean sandy beach and soft clear water, is an ideal place for swimming or taking a stroll at sunset when all is at peace. The former colonial style Repulse Bay Hotel and the ornate Life Guard Club built in traditional Chinese style are all there for you to explore. The Repulse Bay area is one of the most expensive housing areas in Hong Kong. Many successful businessmen and stars of enter-circle have their own mansion there.
Listed as one of the Top10 theme parks in th world, Hong Kong Ocean Park is one of the world's largest oceanaria that comprises 170 hilly acres overlooking the sea. Opened in January, 1977, this very popular theme park as well as the amusement park is situated between Aberdeen and Repulse Bay of the Southern District of Hong Kong. The park has won several awards, including The World's Seventh Most Popular Amusement Park and 33rd Most Visited Tourist Attractions in the World by Forbes
The sheer variety of entertainment, education and conservation facilities will cater to the entire family and your experience will remain in your memory to love, enjoy and cherish for the rest of your life.
Hong Kong Disneyland Park is the first Disney-theme park of China, the 11th Theme Park organized by Disneyland International Cooperation. It is located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, which covers an area of about 40 hectares, opened to visitors on 12 September 2005.
There are four main entertainment sections in the park, which are the Main Street U.S.A, Fantasy Land, Tomorrow Land and Adventure Land. Staffs in this theme park can speak English and Chinese, including Cantonese and Mandarin dialects, to communicate or help visitors. Guide Maps are printed in both Traditional and Simplified characters, Japanese, and in English.
Hong Kong International Commerce Centre, located in West Kowloon, with a height of 484 meters, is the tallest building in Hong Kong and the 4th tallest construction in China. Moreover, it is currently the world's fourth tallest building by height and world's second tallest building by floors as well.
It has opened to public in 2011. As the final phase of Union, it is a missed-use 118-floor skyscraper designed by well-known Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates（KPF). The sightseeing platform is set up in the 100th floor, from where, tourists can enjoy a bird-view of great Victoria Harbor. While the luxury hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong occupies floors from 102 to 118.
Facing Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong International Finance Center is the prominent landmark on Hong Kong Island. Wit a height of 415.8 meters, it is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kong's Central District, which consists of two skyscrapers, the IFC Mall, and the 55-story Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.
Base on structure height, it is the 2nd highest building in Hong Kong, while the 8th tallest building in the Greater China region, and, it is the eighth-tallest office building in the world.
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