What To Do While In Hong Kong

Hong KongWhen traveling to a foreign country or city it is often times difficult to figure out what there is to do while you are there. Hong Kong is no different. In fact there is so much to do while you are traveling in Hong Kong that it will be almost impossible to see and do everything unless you are there for a long period of time. This article will be a great tool to use as a reference for traveling and making your way through the wonderful and majestic area.

Take A Trip On The Star Ferry

If you are looking for a great view of the Hong Kong skyline you should get on the ferry at the Tsim Sha Tsui stop and go to the Central. Not only will you see the skyline at its finest but you will be on one of the cheapest and the most enjoyed forms of transportation in the city. However you should be prepared with your camera because the trip is only seven minutes long.

Take The Tram To The Peak

There is a tram that runs all day from 7:00 in the morning until midnight every day. The tram ride will give its passengers time to enjoy the views from the city at different heights as the trams goes up the steep incline. This is another picture perfect opportunity.

Victoria Park

If peace and tranquility are what you are looking for you will find it at Victoria Park. This is located in the middle of the urban jungle and offers many different ways for you to enjoy your day. You can play tennis, swim or just sit by the beautiful lake and relax while enjoying the peace and quiet.

Mid-Levels Escalators

Many people might not find escalators are a sight seeing destination but when you visit the world’s longest outdoor covered escalator system during rush hour it is an experience you will never forget. Not only will you enjoy the people watching adventure but also there are many different bars to stop at along the way up.

Zoological Gardens

This is another must see stop while traveling through Hong Kong. You will be able to visit with a Red-Crowned Crane, Bornean Orangutan and even the most popular Pygmy Marmoset.

Ocean Park

If you are a thrill seeker one of the more popular attractions is Ocean Park. You can enjoy the cable car over the cliff faces that are definitely dramatic and something to make your stomach fall. There are also many more adrenaline rush amusement rides to enjoy as well.

Festival Walk

If you wish to do some shopping you should visit the Festival Walk. This is one of the most well known of the malls. It includes a skating rink on the top floor, large windows that offer spectacular views of Lion Rock, and connections to the MTR and KCR light rail systems as well.

Restaurants

Restaurants are plentiful throughout Hong Kong. You will be able to eat until your stomach is happy just about wherever you travel to in the city.

Jumbo Floating Restaurant

The jumbo floating restaurant is an iconic landmark of Hong Kong. This restaurant took more than four year to build and costs millions of dollars before it was finished. What draws in the tourists as well as the locals is the image of an ancient Chinese palace.

When traveling to Hong Kong you will find that there is so much to do and see that it would be impossible to complete it all within one trip. What is recommended is that before you travel you make a list of things that you want to see and do and stick to the list.

 

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