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Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a prosperous international metropolis, has so much for you to explore, no matter numerous famous attractions, or other great places to have fun. What to do and what to see in Hong Kong? Top 10 things to do in Hong Kong listed below may give you some inspirations for your Hong Kong tour plan.


1. Get the best scenery of Victoria Harbour by Star Ferry

Star Ferry, with a long history of more than 100 years, is a famous cross-harbor transport connecting Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. It is considered the best choice to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Victoria Harbour, cheap and convenient, including lines between Tsim Sha Tsui and Central, between Tsim Sha Tsui and Wan Chai.

Know more information about Star Ferry.

2. Have a Bird-eye view of Hong Kong on Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak, with an altitude of 554 meters, is the highest hill in Hong Kong Island. Being one of the landmarks in Hong Kong, Victoria Peak is no doubt the best place to have a bird-eye view of Hong Kong, including those skyscrapers, dense forests and also Victoria Harbour, don’t miss the exceptional night view there. Meanwhile, riding the Tram will be a good choice for you to enjoy the spectacular sceneries.


Read Victoria Peak Travel Tips.

3. Don't miss Dim Sim in Hong Kong

Dim Sim, Dianxin in Chinese, is no wonder to be the top one thing come to your mind when mention food in Hong Kong, tasting Dim Sim may be one of your must-do things on your list. Usually served in bamboo steamers, there are a variety of dishes steamed inside each steamer, Shrimp Dumpling, Spring Rolls and Pork Dumplings are highly recommended.

Shrimp Dumpling

Read Hong Kong Dim Sum Guide.

4. Have fun in Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland, opened in 2005, is the first Disneyland Theme Park in China and the fifth in the world. There are four main parts in the park: Main Street U.S.A, Fantasy land, Tomorrow land and Adventure land. It’s a great chance to have fun in Hong Kong, especially with your children and family.


Go to Hong Kong Ocean Park if you want to visit more amusement park, it is one of the most popular theme parks in the world, with all kinds of terrestrial and aquatic fauna, you can also challenge yourself on the thrilling rides in the park.


5. Experience local lifestyle in the Temple Street Night Market

What to do at night in Hong Kong? Take a stroll around the Temple Street Night Market, it is an ideal place for you to have a best experience of the local life in Hong Kong. Known as a popular street bazaar, you can taste different delicious food here, you can also do some shopping for clothes, watches and souvenirs.

Read Top 9 Must Visit Street Markets in Hong Kong.


6. Start a discovery trip on Lantau Island

Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong, where you could enjoy the beautiful natural sceneries and discover historical culture. The Tiantan Giant Buddha on the island is the most famous landmark, which is one of the largest seated bronze Buddha statues in the world.


Except for the big Buddha, you can also experience an amazing view by the cable car of Ngong Ping 360 and explore the Buddhism culture in Po Lin Monastery. If you are interested in the water view, go to Tai O Fishing Village to discover the long history and great scenery of this fishing village.


7. Relax yourself along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade is a seaside park along Victoria Harbour where you could take the Star Ferry. Take a stroll along the promenade is one of the best ways to get the beautiful scenery of the Victoria Harbour. You will pass by many ancient buildings along the way, such as the Clock Tower, Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Avenue of Stars.


8. Enjoy a party in Lan Kwai Fong

Lan Kwai Fong, with kinds of characteristic restaurants and bars, is the most popular place of nightlife in Hong Kong, especially among young generation, it is also the most famous bar street in Hong Kong. Enjoy a party in Lan Kwai Fong will one of the best things to do at night during your Hong Kong trip.

Read Lan Kwai Fong - The Most Famous Bar Street in Hong Kong.


9. Go around Hong Kong by Ding-ding Tram

Ding-ding Tram, the iconic symbol of Hong Kong, is the main transportation in Hong Kong, passing the busiest commercial areas. The old-fashioned tram runs slowly with a low price, you could easily get close to the local life in Hong Kong among the buildings along the road.


10. Connect your Hong Kong trip with Macau

Macau is easily approaching from Hong Kong by ferry, only takes about one hour. Don’t hesitate to connect your Hong Kong trip with Macau, to experience the long history among the Portuguese architectures, to try food in different style, and you can even try your luck in this world’s biggest gambling city.


Read How to get to Macau from Hong Kong.


Create an unforgettable memory in Hong Kong

How many days will be enough for a Hong Kong trip? Usually 3 to 4 days will be enough, for the main attractions and activities in Hong Kong. You may check tour below to get some good ideas.

►4 Days Hong Kong Culture Tour: Wet Market in Central, Mak’s Noodle LTD, Ngan Ki Heung Tea House, Lin Huang Kui Restaurant, Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, Ngong Ping Village, Po Lin Monastery & Giant Buddha

If you prefer to stay for a longer time, it will be a great experience to connect your Hong Kong trip with Macau, and even other popular cities in China.

►4 Days Hong Kong and Macau Discovery Tour: Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Ruins of St. Paul's, Macau Museum or Maritime Museum, Macau Tower

►8 Days Best Gateway-city Trip in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong

►9 Days Southern China Tour: Guangzhou, Guilin, Shenzhen, Hong Kong

Feel free to contact us if you have any doubts, we’re pleased to help you with your Hong Kong travel plan. You can also tailor-made your own Hong Kong tour at Free Online Tailor-made Tour to create your unique Hong Kong tour.

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