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Reasons to visit Hong Kong - Endless reasons to tell yourself.

Hong Kong is an absolutely amazing place to visit with a whole variety of experiences that are unrivalled. Here is a list of popular reasons amongst most visitors as to why they keep coming back to this glorious location.

1

The view of the skyscrapers

Whether it's day or night, the view never gets old. You can take the incredible tram that will take you up to the Peak. The sight is a pure spectacle. Consider taking a walk when you're up there on the mountain as it will provide for some exciting photo opportunities.

2

The Victoria Harbour

There's one reason that almost everyone who visits Hong Kong, stops by the Victoria Harbour, that is its light show. This dazzling spectacle is performed here with harmonic sounds provided by the world's best skyline. This symphony of lights starts at 8 p.m. every single day. If you're looking for a Kwun Tong hotel, there's plenty of excellent choices all around, such as the Dorsett Kwun Tong for example.

3

The Star Ferry

If you thought commute options were limiting, annoying, or frustrating you haven't tried Hong Kong's, Star Ferry. Almost guaranteed to broaden your perspective on the topic, this is the ultimate commuter experience. Locals frequently use it to cross the river between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

4

The Hiking Trails

If dealing with crowded streets and tall futuristic buildings have managed to hit your limits, this is the perfect option for you. You can get a little adventurous and go for a hike at the 'Lion Rock' or even the 'Dragons Back'. There's no better way to escape the hustle and bustle and experience the amazing sight of mountains that meet the sea.

5

Shopper's Paradise

A sight you'll never forget as here you'll be able to witness the jaw-dropping scene in causeway bay. The prime destination for all shoppers with enormous malls one after the other, it is Hong Kong's own version of Time Square. Shopping here is almost a religious experience to some.

6

Mongkok

This is probably what you've seen in movies as Old Hong Kong. Mongkok is densely populated with rows of old buildings where most of the middle-class populace live. Another interesting reason to visit the place is its market scene. Mongkok is home to an array of night markets such as the ladies market, flower market, temple street and the sneaker market. It is a haven for bargain buyers as you can get what you want and ridiculously low prices.

7

History

Hong Kong has a rich history and will definitely make you fall deeper and deeper in love with it as you learn more. If you visit the Hong Kong Museum of History, you can start uncovering the secret of how Hong Kong came to be what it is today along with its ups and downs. You'll even learn some titbits about the English touch, the Japanese occupation as well as the cultural conflict that is present with the mainlanders here.

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