Hong Kong is a country dominated by magnificent islands, unlimited fun and entertainment, and gigantic skyscrapers. Thousands of tourists flock into this beautiful country to engulf it in its limitless enthusiasm and joy. I have been to Hong Kong and I bet once you visit the place, it would be a lifetime and memorable experience for you. So let’s indulge in the aura by a virtual tour to the prominent places to visit in Hong Kong. Each of these places boasts of its unique grandeur and charm.
Disneyland is a power-packed theme park, with a plethora of entertaining and adrenaline rush land and water rides. It is one of the famous and popular places to visit in Hong Kong. Spread across a vast area of almost 70 acres of land, the amusement park is an ideal place to spend a day with your family and friends. The entire area is subdivided into various zones of entertainment – The Fantasy Land, Grizzly Gulch, Tomorrow Land, Adventure Land, Main Street USA, Mystic Point, and ToyStory Land. You must not miss the stunning Disney Parade. Performers mimicking the famous Walt Disney cartoon and fiction characters adorn the parade. Dressed in bright vibrant colored attire, dancers, stunt experts, and musicians transform the entire place into a lively atmosphere.
If you want to experience the magnificent Hong Kong skyline from a hilltop, then you not miss visiting Victoria Peak. The peak is one of the most popular places to visit in Hong Kong. The best way to reach the peak is via the tram. It is a captivating experience to move up the hill slope, enjoying the beauty of the panoramic city. You must the galleria and the observation tower. Some tourists even prefer hiking up the peak. The view from the top is amazing, soothing you with a cool balmy breeze.
Ngong Ping Village
Ngong Ping village is a serene abode at Lantau island. It is one of the enchanting places to visit in Hong Kong. The key attraction of the place is the majestic Tian Tan Buddha. It’s an iconic statue of Lord Buddha, illustrating the divinity of the place. You can find several small images of the Lord in various postures surrounding the enormous statue. The village portrays a refreshing atmosphere, an ideal place to unwind your mind and soul. You must not miss visiting the monastery.
Cruising along the waters is a stunning experience in Hong Kong. The Star Ferry at Victoria Harbour offers you a fabulous opportunity to enjoy Hong Kong city and its gorgeous landscape. It’s a 1-hour long journey, operating both on the day and the night. At night, you can enjoy the scintillating show – Symphony of Lights. Food, drinks, and music are served to refresh the tourist on board. The ferry has 2 storeys and a wide platform to sit or stand, immersing into the beauty of the wondrous environment.
Viewing the Hong Kong skyline is a captivating moment in a tourist’s life. The huge line of skyscrapers on the shores of the waters is a pleasure to watch. The picturesque view is further enhanced at night as the buildings are illuminated with brightly colored lights. The sparkling reflection of the lights on the waters spread an exclusive span of marvel all around. The vivacious phenomena will leave you awestruck. At 8 PM, the Symphony of Lights show initiates with laser beams spanning across the buildings.
Repulse Bay Beach
For beach lovers, Repulse Bay Beach is one of the preferred places to visit in Hong Kong. The golden sandy beach is alluring and frequented by many tourists and locals. There is an array of restaurants and street-side shops along the beach, to savor your hunger and quench your thirst. You can feel the vibes on the beach and its adjacent surroundings. It’s worth spending an entire day at the beach while visiting Hong Kong.
If you are an admirer of birds and nature, then a visit to Kowloon Park is a must. Spread across an area of 33 acres, it is one of the best places to visit in Hong Kong. Its key attraction is the bright Flamingoes adorning the park with their grand beauty and charm. Besides, there is a rose garden, children’s park, a calm and pleasant sidewalk, and aviary lakes and ponds for bird watching.
Times Square is located at Causeway Bay and is one of the happening places to visit in Hong Kong. . The place buzzes with several stalls and shops selling a plethora of products to select and buy. You must miss out on the exotic local and Chinese delicacies at the street side food shops and stalls. Several luxurious malls, shopping centers, and complexes are present in Times Square.
I hope you enjoyed reading the key places to visit in Hong Kong. There are other travel destinations too but these must not be missed to feel the essence of the country. The best time to visit is between the months of October and December.
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