Monday, 30 July 2018

Best places to visit in Hong Kong - Destination Bucket

Hong Kong city is an former British colony based in Southern part of China. This highly populated city centre is a main global financial hub with a lots of skyscrapers. This city has architectural landmarks like I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower. Hong Kong is also a popular for shopping centers, like bespoke tailors and Temple Street Night Market.

"The Magic Kingdom" (CC BY 2.0) by Scott Cresswell
Hong Kong Disneyland
Disneyland in Hong Kong is a theme park located in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. It is based in the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and its operated and owned by Hong Kong International Theme Parks. Here you can explore 7 lands - Adventureland, Toy Story Land, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A. This place is filled with lots of excitement and many Disney Characters.

"Skyline and Victoria Harbour at dusk, vi" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Romain Pontida
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak is also known as mount Austin located on the western half of Hong Kong. Ride tram on top of this beautiful viewpoint to see the amazing skyscrapers, beautiful cities and nearby islands, you can catch the tram ride at Murray building. Evening time is the best time to visit this Peak, because that time you can experience shed light on the bright galaxy of the night sky. It is one of the most attractive location to visit in Hong Kong.

"Celestial Star ferry Hong Kong" (Public Domain) by Bernard Spragg
Star Ferry
The Star Ferry boat ride is one of the best things to do in Hong Kong, it is most famous tourist attraction and ferry service in Hong Kong. Star ferry service run across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. The star ferry service was established in 1888 as Kowloon Ferry Company and in 1898 changed its name to Star Ferry service. It is operated by the Star Ferry Company. Both shores of Victoria Harbor are now linked to a world class infrastructure of rail tunnels and roads, thousands of people still ride on the Star Ferry ships every year. Many visitors come here to ride on one of the most famous ports in the world and to look it from closer. Even after one century, it is still a very reliable and efficient way of transportation and local people have affection for it. National Geographic rated it as a one of '50 places of a lifetime’.

"Hong Kong, Kowloon - Inside Wong Tai Sin" (CC BY 2.0) by wiredtourist.com
Wong Tai Sin Temple
Wong Tai Sin is a popular shrine and tourist spot located in Kowloon, Hong Kong. This temple is dedicated to Wong Tai Sin. The original structure of temple was built in 1920, Later, it was replaced in 1968 with a new building, which visitors see today. The Wong Tai Sin Temple is well known to ‘make every wish come true’ and Home of three religions Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. Its natural surroundings and beautiful buildings have made it a beautiful charm in the form of an important religious center.

"Kowloon clock tower. HK" (Public Domain) by Bernard Spragg
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is a shopping and entertainment center located in Kowloon. Nathan Road is the main artery walking through the area, where you will find lots of boutiques, restaurants and many other shops, if you are looking for world class luxury malls for shopping, then Canton Road is the best place for you. The cultural complex of Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the main centers in the country which includes tourist attractions like Hong Kong Art Museum and Hong Kong Space Museum.

"Ocean Park 289" (CC BY 2.0) by Roller Coaster Philosophy
Ocean Park
Ocean Park is a theme park, marine mammal park, animal theme park and oceanarium based in Wong Chuk Hang in Hong Kong. This one park gives you all types of thrills which you are looking for, from roller coaster rides, Grand Aquarium to the exotic wildlife. The Ocean Park is the largest aquarium in the world, here you can see 400 different species of fish, sea star, sea cucumber and Reef Tunnel. The visitors can also take part in a giant Panda adventure, where they will see the huge pandas, red pandas, and endangered Chinese salamanders. There are also many Fun rides are available, like the Raging River, Mine Train, Space Wheel, Hair Raiser, The Dragon, Bumper Blaster, The Whirly Bird, The Abyss and The Eagle. After Hong Kong’s Disneyland, this is the second largest theme park in Hong Kong.

"Hong Kong street market." (Public Domain) by Bernard Spragg
Temple Street Night Market
The temple street night market is a largest market located in the Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong. This place is crowded with locals and tourists mostly in the evening, this perfect place for budget shopping open at 2 pm every day, here you can shop different types of affordable merchandise, like clothes, watches, pirated CDs, fake label clothing, sportswear, everyday footwear, cooking items, household items and delicious street stall food. This place is also known as "Men's Street".

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