Things to do in Hong Kong
The Star Ferry is a must visit place when you come to Hong Kong. This huge Star Ferry is known for transporting guests between Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island. This is the most scenic route to enjoy through the city. You are surely going to get surprised while looking at the famous city’s skyline and get tempted to click photos especially during night time. Observing the beauty of skyscrapers on the calm waters of Victoria Harbor have made visitor feel worth visiting the Star Ferry. You can also witness the Symphony of Lights Show, which is known as the world’s largest light and sound show, if you catch 8p.m. ferry.
Victoria Peak is a must-visit place in Hong Kong. It is situated at the highest peak on Hong Kong Island. Visitors enjoy the scenic view of the skyscrapers and feel delighted to witness the blue waterways. There are numerous vantage points at the top of the mountain like the Peak Galleria and Peak Tower. You can also check for the shopping and dining options at these two peaks. Most of the travelers loved the scenic spectacular views but few of them complained of crowds. It is a busy destination to visit during holidays where you will find long queues for getting onto the tram but it’s worth waiting. Some guests suggested for finding a bus or taxi to reach the Victoria Peak but also asked to check the weather before going due to fog. The most recommended route to the Peak is by Peak Tram.
Tian Tan Big Buddha
There are about 268 stairs to reach Hong Kong’s Tian Tan, which is one of the best things to do in Hong Kong. Tian Tan is the largest sitting Buddha in the world with 112 feet tall (34 Meters). Its structure and art cannot be expressed in words as its massiveness is truly going to make you speechless. The scenic view while climbing the stairs is mesmerizing. It is more fun for youngsters and children as old age people won’t be able to climb these stairs easily and it would turn to be a hectic trip.
Hong Kong Museum of History
The Hong Kong Museum of History nearly has 400 million years of the city’s history. It is spread on more than 75,000 square feet that features a permanent chronicling Hong Kong’s history. The previous exhibits have mostly covered the fashion and local food culture. There are nearly 90,000 historical materials and objects to look for. Hong Kong Museum is best for art and history lovers. Keep few hours if you want to explore the entire museum. The museum is open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6p.m. and on Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays it is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Hong Kong’s Disney Land is known as the “Happiest Place on Earth”. It is the best place to visit if you have your little ones with you. They are going to have the most memorable time of their life. It is spread on small size area but it’s worth visiting with your family. The food is overpriced but it is child friendly. The visiting time for this fun filled land is from 10:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. and is open on all days. More crowd is expected on Weekends and on public holidays.
Temple Street Night Market
If you are shopaholic, then this is the best place to have fun and treat yourself with best and cheap clothes, watches, footwear, cookware, and daily items. Do not consider the marked prices as this is a place where you need to bargain. If you are craving for street food, then go for Woo Sung St that runs parallel to the east the market. Here you will find all exotic dishes as well as simple bowl of noodles to a full meal. You may also get some famous restaurants that serve local food. This market opens in afternoon but most of the hawkers set up at 6p.m. and shuts at around 11 p.m. Kindly note that each market operates on different hours and reaching them is easy as most of them are close to subway stops.