Hong Kong is undoubtedly one of the most pristine places in Asia; the happening atmosphere here would give you a much needed break from to break the monotony. Along with its traditional and cultural values intact, the city will also rub your shoulders with a touch of New York and London at these places:
1. Check Out the Big Buddha Statue At Po Lin Monastery
Also known as the Big Buddha, the Tian Tan Buddha is a 112ft tall statue of Lord Gautam Buddha, located in Lantau Island. There are 268 steps reaching the giant statue and further towards Lantau Tea Garden whereas other nearby attractions are Buddhist Kingdom in the South, Pin Lo monastery and Tai O.
To be at this place is a dream come true for every child, Disneyland Hong Kong is a one of the world’s best recreational park with 7 themed areas spread in 129 acres of land which gives endless exploration and fun activities.
One of the most exciting places in Honkong, Avenue of stars is located at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade; it is basically like a walk of fame which gives a Hoolywood like feeling. Checking out the Bruce Lee structure and to witness the fireworks “Symphony of Lights” at 8pm is a must.
Rising through the series of abstract sculpture to an extremely long elevator, the Langham Place Mall is one of the biggest in Hong Kong where you’ll get a chance to shop from few of the best luxury brands along with the reasonable ones. Don’t forget to try different cuisines out here.
Just like Ayurvedic treatment in India, Hong Kong is famous for foot massage; this experience at Tai Pan Reflexology Beauty & Foot Spa is simply magical and the cosy ambience will give you the much required break after hours of walking in the streets of HK.
The tranquillity of Kowloon Park is soothing after the hustle bustle in the streets of HK; the Chinese Garden here is a romantic spot to spend some quality time near the Lotus Pond. This is perhaps the best place for doing bird watching and walking around the museum, whereas children can swim or enjoy at the playground.
If you are looking for fine dining and entertainment, then Lan Kwai Fong is the ultimate destination in Hong Kong, especially if you are looking for some night spots to spend the evenings. The ambience here is electrifying and you are more likely to return here very next evening. A burger at the California restaurant is must to eat.
Ever thought of eating authentic sea-food which is as fresh as morning dew? The small town of Sai Kung near HK is popular for foodies who love you travel and experience different cuisines. If you are one, then this is the ultimate destination. Other places where you can find the best seafood are Lamma Island and Landmark Boat Restaurants in Aberdeen.
The most convenient way to travel from HK to Macau is by catching a ferry from Shun Tak in Sheung Wan, the outstanding services and back-to-back ferries won’t make it hectic for you. A short ride will get you into the gambling capital of China, Macau. The Venetian Macao is a one stop destination for the luxury seekers; the hotel is famous for its casino measuring up to 546,000 sq. ft. with 800 gambling tables, the hotel is also famous for hosting the 14th IIFA awards honouring the Bollywood films of 2012.
World’s highest Bungee Jumping at the Macau Towers is a lifetime experience which is going to be one of the highlights of all the wildest things you’ve done as a traveller. Be a part of this Guinness World Record and make a story worth sharing back home.
Chine Opera is undoubtedly the most popular drama and musical experiences one could enjoy Asia wide. Being one of the oldest in the world you’ll get to see very distinctive make-up with different colours having certain meanings.
It is believed that every wish comes true at Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, the temple is considered to be a very significant religious place for those following Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. If you are Feng Shui enthusiast then you might notice structures representing geomantic elements; other cultural sights here are the famous Tin Hau Temple, Man Mo Temple and Tsz Wan Court.
Needs no introduction, one of those places which make everyone smile with its wax statues representing the celebrities from all over the world, so why London when there is a Madame Tussauds museum in HK?
A lot of investment and hard work has been put up in making the Hong Kong Museum Of History, the museum is interactive and one of the best places to visit along with the children. So when in Hong Kong add this place to add in your travel book and get to know about the History of China.
Located at the Tsim Sha Tsui, the Victoria Tower is one of those sky-rocketing buildings of HK from where you will get a bird’ s eye view of the city and the seas. The complex is 699ft tall having 62 floors making it a well-known landmark.