Hong Kong Travel Guide
Welcome to China Hong Kong Travel Guide, your friendly companion in the exploration of this unique world city, fusion of eastern and western life, one of the most energetic places in the world.
Chinese people and their customs, superstitions, beliefs and aspirations dominate Hong Kong. And yet Hong Kong is very Western in the order, skysrapers, restaurants, hotels and government. Hong Kong has something for everyone. The fusion of East and West is like a cocktail full of taste, colour, exhilaration, wonder, aroma, etc.....
Here we are listing the must see Hong Kong attractions. Big Buddha in Lantau island, alfresco seafood restaurants or dim sum dinners, nightlife, the peak and the symphony of lights, dragon and horse races, street markets, riding the tram, the ferry and junk trips, fun in Disneyland, Ocean Park, or the beaches, visiting temples and museums, country park trekking, and even a visit to Macau and the neighborhood.
Hong Kong tourists now come virtually year-round, especially from neighboring mainland China. The basics need to be planned in advance: visa requirements, hotel reservations, holidays and festivals, fast facts, the weather, best time to go, and business tips.
- Flights to Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Culture
- History of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Currency
- Facts about Hong Kong
Its easy to go around with China Hong Kong Travel Guide. Search and download our maps. We also highlight the premier online map store; interactive Hong Kong maps. Find useful information on aspects like shopping, dining and transport, local information, a variety of sightseeing opportunities. Grab some basic geographic facts, political maps, and even findings of the CIA!. Also see our Street Maps section
We divide Hong Kong into four major areas: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the many Outlying Islands. The city's transport system is modern and well-organised. This is where to find more about Lan Kwai Fong; Hollywood Road; SOHO and many other localities.
Hong Kong hotels are a reflection of the East and West fusion - a mix of the oriental and modern, compact and energetic, efficient just a bit too rushed. Hotel staff generally are alwasys in a hurry and seems to be doing several things at once.
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A guide to Hong Kong food and dining, its OK to have high expectations for the dinner will be surely be excellent. The local Cantonese, who comprise the majority of residents, may be tolerant of many things but not when it comes to poor cuisine. Still there is food for every kind of budget.
Available tours and sightseeing trips may be completed the same day. A tour of the New Territories takes about six hours. Going around Hong Kong Island may take four hours.
You can also choose other popular excursions like sport and recreation tours, night tours such as a dinner cruise, and even a tram tour cum cocktails served.
This is a more comprehesive listing of Hong Kong attractions: architecture, landmarks, heritage, culture, entertainment, Chinese festivals, museums, forts, temples, streets of all types, rides, country parks, parks and gardens, shopping malls and areas, beaches, fishing villages, food and dining, etc.
Attractions for kids, riding the tram, peak tram, star ferry and junk trips, fun in Disneyland, Ocean Park, or the beaches, visiting temples and museums, country park trekking, and even a visit to Macau and the neighborhood.
- Hong Kong Travel Guide to Museums are tourist and visitor friendly. Displays are bilingual in Chinese and English.
- Hong Kong Disneyland is the new and popular destination. Nestled on a bay against a backdrop of green hills on Lantau Island in the South China Sea, the 310-acre park is 10 minutes by light rail from the international airport and 24 minutes from Hong Kong.
24 hour Hong Kong Travel Guide: nightlife scenes at trendy districts in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui. Join up affluent professionals, local and expatriate; to meet and mix at the compact, carefree and lively pubs, bars and other places
Shopaholics will find all the shopping malls and the brands they can ever imagine, from fashion factory outlets in Mongkok to the Louis Vuitton shop in Central. There can be few places with more shops per square metre than Hong Kong – they are absolutely everywhere. For tourists, Hong Kong travel is a major hub and the city is a traditional jumping off spot for shopaholics.
- Custom-made outfits are a popular buy, with many reputable and famous Hong Kong tailors to choose from.
- Hong Kong Major Shopping Malls - your Mall rats will have plenty of choices.
- Shopping Areas - largely dedicated to a particular product such as Ap Lei Chau furniture warehouse or Mong Kok's Trainers Street.
- Street Markets range from those selling souvenirs and trinkets that cater for tourists, to traditional wet markets selling live seafood to poultry vegetables and meats.
- Most of Hong Kong Department Stores are either inside or adjacent to shopping malls, and the MTR, to maximize convenience and passing trade
Hong Kong has plenty of other ways to spend your time. Althogh the city is high rise and high density, theer are many green areas for outdoor activities.
Hiking and Biking as well as world class golf courses are available in the busy Hong Kong Island.
Hong Kong has 17 public holidays a year among them some very colorful Chinese festivals. The majority of Chinese festivities are celebrated according to the lunar calendar thus dates differ each year.
Hong Kong is a big air transport hub and residents make good use of those connections to fly frequently.
The following popular destinations are a few hours away from Hong Kong: South Korea, Shanghai, Beijing, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, and Indonesia. Its also easy to hop to nearby cities of Shenzen, Zhuhai and Macau.
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