Places to see in HONGKONG

If you want to know what the places below look like, go to Flickr.com and do a search or go to Discoverhongkong.com.

Alternative Good Source of Information: 
http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/…t-popular.html

Museum Information:
http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/…ns/museum.html

Open-Top Bus Tours:
http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/content/de…hawSightseeing
http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/content/de…enTopCityTours
http://www.bigbustours.com/eng/hongkong/default.aspx
http://www.ctshk.com/english/ticket/admticket_hk.htm

Harbour Cruise:
http://www.aqua.com.hk/
http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/…s/harbour.html
http://www.hongkongextras.com/harbourtours.html
http://www.ctshk.com/english/ticket/admticket_hk.htm

TOP 10 Sights in Hong Kong 

 1. Disneyland
 2. The Peak ( includes Madame Tassaud’s Wax Museum – BEST SEEN AT SUNSET/DUSK )
 3. Ocean Park
 4. Avenue of Stars ( Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront )
 5. Giant Buddha Ngong Ping Village
 6. Causeway Bay District
 7. Mongkok District
 8. Tsim Sha Tsui District   9. Central and Sheung Wan
10. Stanley / Aberdeen (Jumbo Floating Restaurant)

Additional Sights for HK Returnees (or those on a long duration trip)

1. Stanley and the scenic bus ride to it from Central
2. Nan Lian Gardens and Chilin Nunnery (Diamond Hill MTR Station)
2. Wong Tai Sin Temple (Wong Tai Sin MTR Station)
3. Kowloon City and Kowloon Walled City Park (Accessible by Bus or Taxi only)
4. Lan Kwai Fong and Midlevels (Central)
5. The Peak “Walk” (from the Peak top going back down to Central)
6. Walking with the Buddha / Wisdom Path (Ngong Pin Village)
7. Victoria and Hong Kong Park
8. Noon-day Gun (In front of Excelsior Hotel, Causeway Bay)
9. Seafood/Outdoor Trip to Lamma Island, Lei Yue Mun or Sai Kung
10. Museums (HK Science Museum and Museum of History)
11. Shatin (New Town Plaza, Snoopy Land and 10,000 Buddha Temple)
12. Outlying Islands (Lamma, Lantau, Peng Chau, etc)
13. Hiking in Lantau, etc.
14. Happy Valley Racecourse (every Wednesday night)

Places for Kids

1. Ocean Park (Aberdeen)
2. HK Science Museum (TST)
3. HK Space Museum (TST)
4. Snoopyworld (Shatin)
5. Noah’s Ark (Feedbacks not very good)

TOP 5 Things to Do 

1. Watch the Symphony of Lights (Best seen at Avenue of Stars; 8pm Daily)
2. Ride the Peak Tram and the Century Old Tram within HK Island
3. Ride the Star Ferry from Central to Tsim Sha Tsui or Vice Versa 
4. Eat authentic non-commercialized Hong Kong (Cantonese) food/dimsum/dessert
5. Shopping 

District Breakdown

Tsim Sha Tsui – Shopping/Tourist District, Alive until Midnight
*This district is filled with shops, malls and restaurants. Don’t ask where. You will see it for yourself.
Avenue of Stars & Old Clock Tower
Star Ferry
Harbour City Shopping Complex (with Toys ‘R Us and CitySuper)
Park Lane Shoppers’ Boulevard
Sogo Tsim Sha Tsui
Nathan Road / Canton Road / Side Streets (Granville, Kimberley, Cameron, Carnarvon, Haiphong etc)
Knutsford Terraces
The Peninsula Hong Kong (Peninsula Group Flagship Hotel)
China Ferry Terminal (to Macau)
Museums
1881 Heritage

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/tst.pdf

Mongkok – Shopping District, Alive until Midnight
Langham Place (Mall)
Ladies Market (Tung Choi Street)
Electronics Street (Sai Yeung Choi Street)
Rubber Shoes Street (Fa Yuen Street)
Temple Street Night Market (reachable by Yau Ma Tei)
Plenty of local food stalls and small shops scattered all over

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/mok.pdf

Central – Business District in general
The Peak (Long walk from Central MTR Station)
Mid-Level Escalators
Maxim’s Palace City Hall Dimsum Restaurant
IFC Shopping Mall / Pacific Place Shopping Mall
Lan Kwai Fong (Bars and nightlife)
Old Buildings and new Skycrapers
H&M
Star Ferry (to Tsim Sha Tsui)

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/cen.pdf

Causeway Bay – Shopping District, Alive until Midnight
Noon Day Gun
Times Square Mall
Sogo
World Trade Center Mall
Plus a few other smaller malls and shopping streets

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/cab.pdf

Wanchai
Wanchai Computer Center
HK Convention and Exhibition Center (Daily Flag Raising Ceremony)
HKCEC Promenade (Great for photo ops)

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/wac.pdf

Lantau Island
Disneyland
Ngong Ping Village (Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car + Giant Buddha + Po Lin Monastery)
Citygate Outlet Mall

Map: http://mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/tuc.pdf

Sha Tin
Shatin New Town Plaza Mall Complex
Snoopy’s World (Inside Shatin New Town Plaza)
Biggest Ikea in HK
10,000 Buddha Temple

Map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/jplanner/images/maps/sht.pdf

OPERATING HOURS OF FAMOUS TOURIST SPOTS / SHOPPING MALLS

Disneyland: 10AM to 8PM (Regular Days) | 9AM to 9PM (Holidays / Special Days)
http://park.hongkongdisneyland.com/h…ndarDetailPage

Ocean Park: 930AM to 8PM
http://www.oceanpark.com.hk/html/en/…ndar/index.php

Ngong Ping 360: 10AM to 6PM (Weekdays) 9AM to 630PM (Weekends/Holidays)
Peak Tram: 7AM to 12MIDNIGHT
Peak Tower & Sky Terrace: 10AM to 11PM (Weekdays) 8AM to 11PM (Weekends/Holidays)
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong: 10AM to 10PM
Nanlian Gardens: 7AM to 9PM
Star Ferry (Central/TST): 630AM to 1130PM
HK Tramways: 6AM to 12AM
Space Museum: 1PM to 9PM (Weekdays except Tuesday) 10AM to 9PM (Weekends) *Wednesday free admission*
Science Museum: 1PM to 9PM (Weekdays except Thursday) 10AM to 9PM (Weekends) *Wednesday free admission*
History Museum: 10AM to 6PM (Weekdays except Tuesday) 10AM to 7PM (Weekends) *Wednesday free admission*
Citygate Outlets: 10AM to 10PM
Harbour City: 10AM to 9PM
Sogo: 10AM to 10PM
Times Square: 10AM to 10PM

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