From food to shopping, Hong Kong has so much to offer. And while there are tons of spots that you should check out, here are the top 10 Hong Kong tourist spots that you shouldn’t miss.
1. Victoria’s Peak
First on our list of Hong Kong tourist spots that you should visit is Victoria’s Peak. It is located 396 meters above sea level and is one of the most stylish architectural Hong Kong attractions.
There is a 360 degree viewing platform, called the Sky Terrace, that offers panoramic views.
Meanwhile, the tower features many restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues inside.
- Location: Mount Austin, Hong Kong Island
- Directions: Take the MTR to Central Station an exit at Exit J2. Turn right, go through Chater Garden, cross Queen’s Road Central, and then make your way up Garden Road.
You’ll pass the Bank of China Tower and Citibank Plaza on your left with St. John’s Cathedral on your right. You will then see way to the peak on you left.
- Fees: HKD 90 (Return Ticket), HKD 43 (Children & Seniors)
- Activities: Eating, Sightseeing, Taking Pictures, Riding the Cable Car
2. Hong Kong Disneyland
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Disney is the happiest place on earth and they’ve spread the happiness in Hong Kong. It is the first theme park inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. There are rides, food, and places to take lots of pictures.
- Location: Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island
- Directions: Take the MTR and get off at Disneyland Resport MTR Station.
- Fees: HKD 589 (Adult), HKD 419 (Children), HKD 100 (Seniors)
- Activities: Ride Park Rides, Watch Shows, Eat Food, Take Pictures, Sightseeing, Shopping
3. Victoria’s Harbour
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The Harbour is a natural land form situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. The Symphony of Lights, also known as the World’s Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show, includes more than 40 buildings on both sides of the Harbour.
- Location: Between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon
- Directions:Take the MTR and exit at Exit J of the Est Tsim Sha Tsui Station. Just follow the signs to the avenue of Stars and Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront.
- Fees: Free
- Activities: Sightseeing, Take Pictures, Eat Food, Shopping
4. Old Town Central Art Walk
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A vast contrast to the modern city is a tradition that coexisted with commercialization for years. It is a big part of Hong Kong culture as street arts were born out of the contrast of the two. There are walking tours that cover the different art.
- Location: Old Town Central
- Directions: Take the MTR and get off at Central or Hong Kong Station. Take the Central Mid Level Escalator to Hollywood Road. At the intersection of Graham Street and Hollywood Road is the famous Townhouse mural.
- Fees: Free
- Activities: Sightseeing, Take Pictures
5. Man Mo Temple
The Man Mo Temple is one of the oldest Taoist temples in Hong Kong. It pays tribute to the God of Literature ( Man) and the God of War (Mo).
- Location: Hollywood Road, Tai Ping Shan
- Directions: Take the MTR and get off at Central Station at Exit D2. Turn right to Theatre Lane and take the Central-Mid-Levels Escalator to Hollywood Road.
- Fees: Free
- Activities: Sightseeing, Take Pictures, Meditation
6. Ocean Park
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The park is the world’s seventh most popular amusement park and 33rd most visited tourist attraction by Forbes. It now has about 40 attractions and rides.
Some of the major attractions here include the Aqua City, Amazing Asian Animals, Polar Adventure and The Rainforest.
Be sure to try the Cable Car (The Waterfront), the Ferris Wheel, Hair Raiser and the Whirly Bird for a memorable adventure at the Ocean Park.
- Location:Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong Island
- Directions: Take MTR and get off at Ocean Park Station Exit B.
- Fees: HKD 480 (Adult), HKD 240 (Children)
- Activities: Eating, Taking Pictures, Sightseeing, Riding Park Rides, Watch Shows
7. Ngong Ping 360
This famous cable car brings you to to the world’s largest outdoor bronze statue, the Giant Buddha. It is set in Ngong Ping Village, a 1.5 hectare site on Lantau Island.
You can choose from three different cabin style: Standard, Private, and Crystal. The last one is not for the faint of heart since it has a glass bottom, where you have an unobstructed view of the breathtaking sea and grassland.
- Location: Ngong Ping Village, Lantau Island
- Direction:Take the MTR to tung Chung MTR Station. From there it is a 5-minute walk to the Ngong Ping Cable Car Station where you can ride a cable car to the top.
- Location:Fees: HKD 230 and up, depends on the package
- Location:Activities: Sightseeing, Meditating, Taking Pictures, Riding the Cable Car
8. Fa Yuen Street Market
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It is the unique and busy shopping district done Hong Kong style. You can buy just about anything here.
- Location: Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok
- Directions:Take the MTR and head to Mong Kok MTR Station at Exit E2.
- Location:Fees: Free; Shopping budget depends on what you’re going to buy
- Activities: Eating, Shopping, Sightseeing
9. Repulse Bay
The crescent shaped beach is one of the most beautiful sands in Hong Kong. It’s name comes from a 19th Century battle where the British army repulsed pirates on attack. It is not a luxurious residential area.
- Location: Repulse Bay Beach
- Directions:Go to MTR Hong Kong Station at Exit D then take Bus 6 , 6A, 6x, 66, or 260 from Exchange Square Bus Terminal. Get off at Repulse Bay Beach. Fees: Free
- Activities: Sightseeing, Taking Pictures, Sunbathing, Swimming
10. Stanley Market & Murray House
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Last but not the least on our list of Hong Kong tourist spots that you should visit is The Stanley Market. It has unique silk garments, jewelry, souvenirs, and bargain buys that make it famous.
The Murray House is a restaurant that is located in a 160-year old restored three story colonial building. It was dismantled in 1982 and transplanted to the Stanley Waterfront.
- Location: Stanley, Hong Kong
- Location:Take the MTR Hong Kong Station, Exit D. From there take Bus 6, 6A, 6X or 260 from Central Exchange Square.
Alternatively, you could could take the MTR Causeway Bay Station Exit B then walk to Tang Lung Street. From there take a green minibus 40.
- Fees: Free
- Activities: Eating, Shopping, Sightseeing, Taking Pictures