Hong Kong lies on the southeastern coast of China, facing the South China
Sea. It is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic
of China. Along with Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, & several
other cities, Hong Kong is an integral part of the Pearl River Delta
Metropolitan Region. With the passage of time, it has grown from a small
fishing village to a thrilling & dynamic cosmopolitan metropolis. This
coastal city is a famous tourist destination today & serves as a key
gateway to China. It is packed with impressive high rises with a fusion of
eastern & western cultures. While in Hong Kong, one can take a ride on
the Star Ferry & capture some of the mesmerizing views of Victoria
Harbor. There are several historical temples & monasteries in the city
which are worth visiting including Man Mo Temple & Po Lin Monastery. If
you are a foodie then do not miss to be a part of dim sum feast to gorge
upon dumplings, buns, noodles, & more.
Things to Do in Hong Kong
A ride on the Star Ferry is amongst the best ways to see & capture the
beautiful views of the Victoria Harbor and its skyline. Since 1888, the
Star Ferry is used to carry passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon
Peninsula. While traveling to and from, passenger can enjoy some of the
most scenic views, especially at night.
Victoria Peak is the highest point on the Hong Kong Island with an
elevation of 552 meters. It is the best place to see and capture glimpses
of the region. Here one can ride the 125 years old Peak Tram. This 8-minute
trip will leave you mesmerized with the views of the area's skyscrapers,
walking paths, hills, waterways, and green spaces.
Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
The Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade is another beautiful place to witness views of
the bustling Victoria Harbor and the city's skyline. It runs along the tip
of Kowloon's waterfront. Situated along the promenade are several
attractions such as Hong Kong Space museum, the Clock Tower, The Avenue of
Stars, Star Ferry Terminal, and more.
Best Time to Fly to Hong Kong
The best time to visit Hong Kong is between the months of October to
December. The weather during these months is generally sunny, pleasant,
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