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Updated by Erin Hunter on Oct 02, 2015
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5 Free Things to do in Hong Kong – The Best Experiences with No Costs Involved!

Hong Kong, one of the Special Administrative Regions of China, is rapidly developing into one of the powerhouses of the region. With its thriving economy, urban landscapes, and elaborate skyline, Hong Kong offers its visitors the taste of what happens with contemporary lifestyle meets the rich traditions of the Orient. Hong Kong is home to numerous attractions, many of which will cost you a buck to enter. But there are many great attractions of Hong Kong that won't cost you a dime.


Walk with the Stars

Many consider Hong Kong to be the Hollywood of the East, owing to its flourishing film industry. The Hong Kong film industry has a long and illustrious history, and many actors and actresses have risen to stardom through this industry. Hong Kong's way of honoring these stars is through the Avenue of Stars. Much like the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Avenue of Stars is a 440m promenade with grounded plaques dedicated to Hong Kong's biggest stars. With over 100 plaques dedicated to actors, screen-writers, and even opera singers, a visit to the Avenue of Stars lets to experience the almost 100 year long Hong Kong film industry for absolutely free.


Spiritual Enlightenment

Hong Kong, much like most of the Southeast Asian nations, has a rich Buddhist heritage and culture. Thus, Hong Kong is home to many iconic Buddhist temples, known for their historic and cultural value, as well as for their blissful spiritual ambiance. Temples such as the Po Lin Monastery, the Ten Thousand Buddha Monastery, and the iconic Tian Tin Buddha (Big Buddha), are immensely popular attractions which allow entry to anyone without charge. Their amazing architecture and spiritual calmness are sure to inspire you. A luxury hotel located to these tourist attractions Hongkong is the Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong.


Be Dazzled by the Symphony of Lights

Light shows are always exciting and thrilling affairs, and Hong Kong's Symphony of Lights is no exception. The Symphony of Lights takes place each night at 8.00pm across 40 buildings overlooking the Victoria Harbor. Considered to be the world's largest light and sound show, the Symphony of Lights incorporates stunning lasers, floods of colorful lights and flashing strobe lights, all synchronized to music and narrations. So get yourself somewhere which has a clear view across the Victoria Harbor, and be dazzled by this awe-inspiring show.


Visit the Museums

Yes, we all know that museums have an entrance fee, but in Hong Kong you can visit the top three museums for free on Wednesdays. The Hong Kong Heritage Museum, the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art are without a doubt three of the most iconic and exciting museums in the entire region. With their state-of-the-art exhibitions and amazing facilities, you can be assured of gaining valuable insights about Hong Kong's culture, art and history, while having an intriguing experience. So make sure you head over to at least of these museums on Wednesdays.


Take a Hike!

Hong Kong is home to some extraordinary hiking trails. The best hiking trails are in Hong Kong Island, and include trails for those with all levels of skill and experience. Try out the challenging Dragon Back Trail; named as one of the world's best urban hiking trails, the Victoria Peak Walk; for those with moderate experience and who want to witness the breath-taking scenery of Hong Kong Park, or the challenging trail to Jardine's Lookout. With this awesome selection of trails which are open to anyone with hiking experience, hiking enthusiasts are sure to have a treat!