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Tourist Places To Visit In Hong Kong
It is never too late to have fun in Hong Kong. It is never too early to have fun in Hong Kong. This place has things better than a good night’s sleep and a gourmet meal to offer. There is only so much you can do on your trip. One thing is for sure that you will want to come back because there is so much more that you can do. Even though just taking a stroll through the streets could be enough of an experience in Hong Kong, we have listed some must do things in over your stay.
Victoria Peak, also known as ‘The Peak’ and Mount Austin, is one of the top tourist attractions in Hong Kong. Standing at a height of 554 meters, the peak offers a splendid panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Even though the top is not accessible as it serves as a radio network station, the rest of the hills are open to tourists. Take a tram ride to and fro and enjoy a bird's eye view of your travel destination.
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple was built by the Taoists in early 1847. This temple is located on the way to Victoria Peak. It is one of the oldest temples here and is said to be dedicated to two opposing forces - the gods of literature and the gods of war. The temple is pure bliss where one can come to relax, away from the hustle-bustle of urban life.
Wan Chai Livelihood Museum
This is the city’s first Livelihood Museum. It focuses on preserving the culture and promoting the development of the city through multiple live shows and events. It is a 1920’s style tenement building. It often establishes conversations about the history of the city and the changes that came through. Heritage walking tours are often led by local residents and are carried out on requests.
Golden Bauhinia Square
In 1997, to mark the handover of Hong Kong from British to the Chinese government, a token statue was gifted by the ruling government to those about to take its place. The golden and blooming sculpture is now the emblem of Hong Kong. Visit the Bauhinia Square to witness the daily flag ceremony at 8 a.m. or the relatively flamboyant ceremony on the 1st day of every month.
Ocean Park is a fun filled marine themed amusement park with multiple rides and slides. It caters successfully to people of all ages and backgrounds. The park is open from 10 in the morning to seven p.m. Explore Aqua City, Polar Adventure, Marine World, Thrill Mountain and more. You'll spot penguins, killer whales, pandas, snowy owls, Pacific walruses and more here.
The Clock Tower
Take a plunge into Hong Kong's colonial past at the clock tower in Tsim Sha Tsui. Standing 44 meters tall the granite and red brick pillar was built in 1915 as a landmark for the Kowloon-Canton Railway terminus. Interesting trivia about the tower - it took almost six years for the British government to install a clock into this iconic tower, the process delayed due to funding issues during and after the 1st World War.