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Arts & Culture Attractions in Hong Kong - Where to Witness the Best of the Arts Scene

Hong Kong boasts a rich and varied culture that is quite unlike any other in the world. You will find a number of arts and culture attractions Hong Kong that will enthral the visitor.

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Hung Shing Temple

Hong Kong is a great place to witness culture in all its forms. There is a wide selection of establishments that hold many different cultural performances. The temple takes you back to the 19th century. Deep inside you will be walking towards another world. The boulder is now used as a small altar table. Look up, and you will see 'shiwan' ceramic pottery decorations.

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Ko Shan Theatre

Ko Shan Theatre is a venue that presents various public and private performance events. Although the acoustics are not as good as you would at most other theatres, it is definitely a great place to view some traditional Hong Kong performances. The back portion of the Ko Shan Theatre is open air and provides a great view of the stage from all parts of the audience. The theatre was designed to be a semi-open air theatre that can seat 3000 and was opened in 1983. However, the theatre did suffer from various inconveniences because of the semi-open design but it was later refurbished and opened in 1996. Today, the Ko Shan Theatre is home to a URBTIX box office, facilities for exhibitions, a committee room and rehearsal facilities for the artists. Regular performances are held at the theatre and can be enjoyed on most days of the week.

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Blue House

Since it is an early city in Hong Kong, Wan Chai has a fascinating history. That has made what the city is today. Visiting cultural sites is revisiting the city's history. This house organizes various exhibitions to portray Hong Kong's culture. It provides opportunities to traditional craftsmen, young artists, organic farmers and housewives who play the role of cultural ambassadors. If you plan to visit Blue House, it will be more convenient to stay in hotels in Wan Chai Hong Kong, such as the Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong. The Blue House is also a part of the revitalization project, 'Viva Blue House'. This project will renovate buildings to harness more cultural and educational activities.

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Broadway Cinematheque

Hong Kong is well-known for its love of cinematic creations, and Broadway Cinematheque has the distinction of being ranked amongst the city's most frequented venues for international independent productions. These are enjoyed by innumerable movie enthusiasts who congregate at this popular venue. This cinema attraction gained great popularity and acclaim when it hosted several motion picture festivals, including the Korean Film Festival and the Asian Film Festival. The Cinematheque is also well-known for its retrospective features that showcase renowned filmmakers. You will also find a bookstore, cafe and DVD shop within this arts attraction.

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ArtisTree

This well-reputed arts venue at Taikoo Place is sure to capture the interest of the art lover. This art space was launched in the year 2008 with the presentation of an exhibition highlighting Vivienne Westwood, conducted in partnership with the Victoria and Albert Museum in Britain.

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