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Top 06 Best Attractions in Hong Kong – The must-see things in Hong Kong

Consisting of more than 260 islands and a population of more than 7 million people, Hong Kong is a vibrant city with lots to do and see. Here are 6 of the best attractions you'll find in Hong Kong.


Big Buddha

Located above the Po Lin monastery on Lantau Island, is the Big Buddha statue is which also known referred to as the Tian Tan Buddha Statue. Standing at a height 34 metres the statue took 12 years to complete. The sheer size of the statue is a breath-taking sight whether you're seeing it from a distance or up close and personal. The greenery and the view of the ocean from the top the statue is another mesmerizing sight that you'll see while visiting. The Ngong Ping cable car which travels a distance of 5.7 kilometres and offers a view of the forests and mountains is the best transportation method to use to visit the Big Buddha.


Star Ferry

Costing only a nominal amount and having a rich history that dates back to 1880, the legendary Star Ferry is one of the most economical tourist attractions that give you bang for your buck. The ride starts at the busy Victoria Harbour which is home to a wide variety of ships and boats. The captains of the Star Ferry expertly navigate the boat to avoid hitting any of the other boats and lets you get a glimpse of the concrete jungle of Hong Kong with sprawling green mountains in the background. You don't have to book in advance as there's a ferry that leaves every couple of minutes.


Victoria Peak

Also known as "The Peak", Victoria Peak is a hill that provides an unapparelled view of the Hong Kong skyline. If you're a hiking fan this is the ideal place to visit as there are lots of lush green nature trails that you can follow to reach the top of Victoria Peak. There is also a tram service that starts near the Hong Kong Park that you can use to reach the top. The evening is the best time to visit Victoria Peak as visitors will be able entire skyline of Hong Kong lit up from the light emanating from the skyscrapers.


Hong Kong Skyline

Made up of a large variety of beautifully designed high-rise buildings, Hong Kong is an architecture lover's paradise. The buildings are spread out across the islands of Hong Kong and Kowloon. The skyline is best viewed from either Victoria Peak or the waterfront of Kowloon. One of the best ways to experience the wide variety of Hong Kong shopping & sightseeing options the city has to offer is by staying at one of their luxurious hotels similar to Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong.


Temple Street

The Temple Street night market is one of the best ways to experience a wide variety of food, electronics, trinkets and other exotic items that you can find in the local markets of Hong Kong. One of the best things about visiting Temple Street is that you can haggle with the vendors and come to a price that both of you can agree for anything that's on display. The market is frequented by tourists and locals alike, making it the ideal place to interact and learn more about the local customs and cultures.


Hong Kong Park

Located in the heart of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Park is full of lush greenery and is a great place to get away from the bustling noises of the city. The park has a mini forest made up mature trees, park benches and many different types of flowers. It is also home to more than 80 species of birds, making it a good place to take a casual stroll.