What to Do and See in Hong Kong

Victoria PeakVictoria Peak
The city of Hong Kong not only has incredible skyscrapers from which you can enjoy the view, but also Victoria Peak. This peak is taller than any skyscraper in the world. It is even taller than what the Freedom Tower in New York City is planned for - the peak is 552m / 1810ft while the Freedom Tower is planned for 541m / 1776 ft. From the top of Victoria Peak, you get to behold the the gorgeous green...
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DisneylandDisneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland opened its doors in September of 2005. It makes the fifth Disneyland park established. The park is situated on Lantau Island in Penny's Bay. Like the other Disney parks, this one welcomes a great many tourists annually. Also like the other parks, there are four areas each with a theme. These themes are Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland and Main Street, USA...
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Kowloon ParkKowloon Park
Many people compare the city of Hong Kong to New York, and for good reason. Not only is it a bustling island of concrete and activity, it has its own equivalent to New York's Central Park in the middle of the city. This is none other than Kowloon Park, which once served as a military base for the British. The park spans 33 acres on which you'll find beautiful greenery, gardens, swimming pools, sculptures...
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Lantau IslandLantau Island
Hong Kong is an island located off Kowloon, however there are also others in the area you may want to check out. One of them is Lantau Island, home to several popular tourist attractions, such as the Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Monastery and Ngong Ping 360 Cable Cars. However, Lantau Island is home to more than these 3 landmarks. You can take a scenic bicycle ride from Po Lin Monastery to the Mui Wo area...
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Lei Cheng Uk Han TombLei Cheng Uk Han Tomb
The Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb was uncovered in 1955 and is an excellent example of a burial chamber from the Han Dynasty, dating back approximately 2,000 years. It was discovered during the excavation done for the Lei Cheng Uk estate. Since being opened to the public in 1957, there have been multiple renovations and studies done at the tomb. The Eastern Han Dynasty was a big influence on...
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Mai Po MarshMai Po Marsh
You may be surprised to learn that the city of Hong Kong is not just streets and skyscrapers. As a matter of fact, close to the middle of the city is one of the finest nature parks in the world. The Mai Po Marsh is a protected wetland that is home to numerous species of insects, fish and birds. If you don't care for the humidity and heat of summer, consider visiting between the months of October...
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Hong Kong Museum of HistoryHong Kong Museum of History
The city of Hong Kong is a study in contradictions. It is vibrant and modern, however it is rooted in a past that dates back to ancient times. A great way to experience both sides of the city is with a visit to the Hong Kong Museum of History. Here you will find both exhibits featuring computers and videos that are interactive, in addition to incredible ancient artifacts that showcase the rich history of Hong Kong...
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Po Lin MonasteryPo Lin Monastery
The Po Lin Monastery is located atop the Ngong Ping plateau on Lantau Island. This monastery is a popular tourist attraction and is visited by droves of guests annually. The monastery offers such a large variety of things to experience that you should set aside a day or more when planning your visit. The amazing experience doesn't start at the monastery, in fact the journey to the location is exciting...
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Star FerryStar Ferry
First called the Kowloon Ferry, what is now known as the Star Ferry has been taking passengers from the mainland to Hong Kong island for a century. Since that time, the scenery has changed a bit but the allure has remained the same. Up until the 1970's, the ferry was the only way to get back and forth. Today there are other ways, but this remains the best if you want striking scenery and...
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