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5 Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Hong Kong - For a memorable trip!

Travellers are often amazed by the Hong Kong skyline, the cuisine and the vibrant vibes of the city. But there is much more to Hong Kong than what meets the eye. Here are some of the unique things you can try out in Hong Kong.


Swim Skyscrapers

The skyline and the marvellous architecture of the city need no introduction. So how about taking in all these glorious views while lounging in a pool? There are many spots in Hong Kong that offer views of the cityscape from the comforts of your swimming pool. You can check out spectacular views of the Victoria Harbour, the Bank of China tower, the wan chai waterfront and so on. There is nothing better you can indulge in when in Hong Kong during the summer months, than the swimming pools! If you're looking for a Hong Kong hotel close to the wan chai area, why not check out properties like Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong for a start.


Indie Cafes

Hong Kong is a populous city the offers all kinds of experiences, and the Indie cafes are among them. There are many places you can check out. One area is the Sheung Wan in the Poho area which is one of the famous hang out spots where you can check out cool eateries shopping areas. The Famous Thai iced teas and other innovative concoctions are available for you to try. Right down the corner, you can locate boutiques selling indie items, which features Scandinavian jewellery, watches accessories and so on. Who can resist that?


Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree

Another local favourite place for the locals, that most tourists know nothing about is the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree. If you want to encounter some luck any time soon, this is the place you might want to head to. The Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree promises one endless sources of nothing but good fortune. The place is usually bustling with people during the Chinese New Year where thousands of visitors pay a visit in order to start the new year in a beautiful manner. Having said that, you can go knocking at the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree any time of the year. Firstly, you will have to write down your wish on a piece of ceremonial paper or even streamers. And then you have to tie it onto an orange and toss it onto any of the branches on the trees here. If that fruit remains on the tree, your wish will come true soon.



There is a whole other side to Hong Kong that no one quite knows about. Did you know that Hong Kong is endowed with beautiful pristine beaches? There are over 260 islands here, and the coastline stretches on and on. Therefore, don't miss out on the beaches when in Hong Kong!


Museum of Coastal Defence

Museums aren't just for history buffs. Where the Museum of Coastal Defence is concerned, you must know almost anyone and everyone has a good time here. Even getting to the museums is an exciting adventure! You will learn about all the tactics that were used to defend Hong Kong's coastline dating back six hundred years or more!

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