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What to See in Hong Kong

Asia : Hong Kong


Hong Kong is a popular destination among the tourists. It is located strategically on China’s Southern coast. Why Hong Kong is chosen as one of the most favorite places to be visited? Well, it is because this city known as one of the cheapest places in the world. Lots of beautiful sceneries offered in this place including modern entertainments placed beside Pearl River.

As it is located near South China Sea, it means you will be able to see gorgeous skyline. Knowing first about the popular tourist attractions there is important to help you to decide where the places you like most to visit. Between September and February, Hong Kong will experience mild temperature, while between May and September; it will experience the slightly higher ones. Generally, Hong Kong has nice and warm weather all around the year. As it becomes popular destination among the tourists that come from all over the world, people then try to wonder, what to see in Hong Kong? There are so many places, parks and beautiful areas to visit. If you like something related to history, then the Hong Kong Museum of History nestled in Kowloon can be a good choice. In Kowloon, the real museum lovers also can find great museums such as Dialogue in the Dark where you can enjoy complete darkness by screening museum guides.

Hong Kong is also a great place for family to spend holidays. As it offers Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Ngong Ping 360 which provides Imperial Chinese architecture and culture which are shown through interactive shows and demonstrations. For hiking lovers, this city also offers nice areas to have hiking trails includes Lantau Island and in the New Territories. The very attractive view wanted to see by tourists is the endangered pink dolphins.

Disneyland is one of favorite places to hang out while you are staying in Hong Kong, no matter you are an adult or a child. Disneyland offers wonderful entertainments that everyone should not miss it. They are taken from the most popular rides and shows in the world. In this place, you will experience such as cartoon characters, batman, spider man, and other things in the colorful and cheerful area. Madame Tussauds Museum is located in Peak Tower, Hong Kong and known as one of the popular wax museums that have been spread throughout the world. in this museum, you can find actors replica from all over the world made by wax. All of the statues are made in high quality and you will never be disappointed if you decide to visit this place.

Kowloon Walled City is the best place for those who like to get information about ancient civilizations. At first, this city was known as a military fort build in the nineteenth century. Several attractions offered by Kowloon Walled City for the travelers who really love history. Sok Kwu Wan is another great place for those who come to Hong Kong together with family and located in Lamma Island. Sok Kwu Wan is also known with another name, Picnic Bay. Here, you are able to enjoy an extraordinary view of the river and the natural beauty. Do you like fishing? Then write down Picnic Bay on your traveling list while you are in Hong Kong.

What to see in Hong Kong besides those places mentioned above? Victoria Park can be a recommendation for those who are looking for an outdoor municipal pool, tennis courts, a track for roller skates and large green spaces. This park is also a place where regular outdoor concerts are held. Lei Cheng UK Museum is the place where you can see the oldest monument in Hong Kong, various relics and artifacts.

Have you ever heard about the glass-pyramid entrance of the Louvre Museum in Paris located in Hong Kong? It is widely known as Bank of China designed by an architect, Leoh Ming Pei. The shape of this monument found in the form of an Obelisk, with the domination of a triangular surface and pyramid shapes. Hong Kong Arts Center was re-announced officially in 1976. It has three halls (Recital Hall, Studio Theater and Shouson Theatre) where international events are held. The exhibitions themselves are held on the 4th and 5th floors.