Hong Kong Holidays

More than a century ago, Hong Kong was a desolate island with nothing to boast of. Now, it is one pf the busiest, energetic and vibrant places on earth. Teeming millions inhabit it, steel high rises adorn it and traditional temples flaunt its history. It also happens to be one of the hottest tourist destinations on earth.

Famous Hong Kong Holidays Attractions

Hong Kong Island: Central- shopping, entertainment, escalator rides and more! This is the commercial hub of the island. Star attractions are Man Mo Temple, Victoria Peak, St. John’s Cathedral, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Central Plaza, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, the Golden Bauhinia, Happy Valley Racetrack, Noon Day Gun, Jumbo Floating Restaurant, Ocean Park, Tin Hau Temple and the Maritime Museum.

Kowloon: Tsim Sah Tsui, focal point for tourists, the Clock Tower, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Space Museum, Sculpture Walk, Chi Lin Nunnery, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Goldfish Market and Yuen Po Street Bird Garden.

New Territories: Sha Tin Racecourse, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Tsui Shing Lau Pagoda, Waterfront Park and Fung Ying Seen Koon Temple.

Outlying Islands: There are 260 outlying islands in Hong Kong, of which only a few are inhabited. Tourist highlights of this region are the Giant Buddha at Po Lin Monastery, Shek Pik Reservoir Dam, Disneyland Hong Kong, cuisines and restaurants of Lamma Island and the traditional islands of Cheung Chao and Peng Chau.

Top Hong Kong Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Hong Kong is a land of more than 200 islands and makes a good beach destination. Top beaches are Stanley Beach, Silvermine Bay Beach, Shek O Beach, Deep Water Bay Beach, Cheng Sua Beach and Sai Kung Beach.

All major hotel chains have their branches here. Top among the high-end hotels are InterContinetal Hong Kong, Langham Place Hong Kong, Kowloon Sangli La, Novotel City Gate Hong Kong and Lanson Place Hotel. Apart from these luxury hotels, budget hotels and guest houses are also available for accommodation.

Shopping Places for Hong Kong Holidays Traveler

Apart from alcohol and perfume, all other goods in Hong Kong are duty-free. No wonder shopping is on top of the itinerary of those who visit the place. You can shop for anything here- whether it is apparel and shoes belonging to international brands, electronic goods or local handicraft. Big malls, stylish boutiques and street markets are present everywhere. But there are some famous shopping areas which must be mentioned:

  • Nathan Road in Kowloon for fashion
  • Wan Chai district for small shops and markets
  • Mong Kok in Kowloon
  • Yua Ma Tei in Kowloon for the “night markets”
  • Yuen Po Street in Kowlooon for their songbirds and cages
  • Stanley in Hong Kong Island

For a swift, compact and fun holiday, Hong Kong is undoubtedly the answer!