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attractions, ngong ping 360

attractions, ngong ping 360

It consists of a cable car journey and a themed village which is one of the must see attractions in Hong Kong travel. You can also discover 1. Tai O's legendary fishing village, 2. the tranquility of beaches in Pui O and Cheung Sha 3. a magnificent view of Big Buddha 4. unique Lantau by using a 360 Sky-Land-Sea Day Pass.

how to get to there
  • Adjacent to MTR's Tung Chung Station. It is a two-minute walk from Exit B of the station.
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attractions, the peak

attractions, the peak

Taking one of the world's oldest and most famous funicular railways - Peak tram which rises to 396 metres above sea levels to the peak, and enjoying a stunning 360-degree panoramic view across the Hong Kong at the Sky Terrace 428.

how to get to there
  • 1. Peak Tram from the Peak Tram Lower Terminus on Garden Road (reach it by taking bus 15C from the lay-by outside the Star Ferry pier in Central, or walk from MTR Central Station, Exit J2.)
    2. Minibus 1 from MTR Hong Kong Station public transport interchange.
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attractions, tsim sha tsui promenade

attractions, tsim sha tsui promenade

Starting at the colonial-era Clock Tower and stretching all the way to Hung Hom, a stroll along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade takes one past the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the Hong Kong Space Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of Art and Avenue of Stars. But like most of the love birds and shutterbugs on the promenade, your gaze will be drawn south to the dramatic topographical and architectural spectacle that is the Hong Kong Island skyline towering over the busy waters of Victoria Harbour.

how to get to there

  • Take the Star Ferry from Central or Wan Chai. The Promenade is next to the Star Ferry pier in Tsim Sha Tsui.
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heritage, cheung po tsai cave

heritage, cheung po tsai cave

Often portrayed as a latter-day Robin Hood, Cheung Po Tsai is a star subject of many stories and movies. The historical character was a notorious pirate in the South China Seas during the late 18th century, and is said to have once commanded a fleet of 600 ships and 50,000 men. The experience probably stood him well after he surrendered to the Qing Government in 1810 and was given an officer position in the Chinese Navy

how to get to there

  • Take a 35-to-60 minute ferry ride from Central pier 5 to Cheung Chau. Turn right at Cheung Chau ferry pier, walk along the coast for 20 minutes to Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple, then walk uphill for about 10 minutes.
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heritage, man mo temple

heritage, man mo temple

The Man Mo Temple is a picturesque tribute to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo), both of whom were worshipped by ambitious students looking to succeed in the civil examinations of Imperial China. These involved rigorous systems aimed at finding the best administrative officials for the state.

how to get to there

  • MTR Central Station Exit D2 and turn right to Theatre Lane. Walk along Queen's Road Central towards The Center. Then take the Central - Mid-Levels Escalator to Hollywood Road.
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heritage, sik sik yuen wong tai sin temple

heritage, sik sik yuen wong tai sin temple

It's claim to ‘make every wish come true upon request’ might have something to do with its popularity. Home to three religions (Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism), its natural setting and beautifully ornamented buildings make it as much a scenic attraction as an important religious centre.

how to get to there

  • MTR Wong Tai Sin Station Exit B2, walk for about three minutes.
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local likes, happy valley racecourse

local likes, happy valley racecourse

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class horse racing operator and Hong Kong’s largest community benefactor, as well as one of Asia’s most prestigious membership clubs. Operating as a not-for-profit organisation, the Club allocates its surplus for charitable and community projects.

contact information
  • Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
  • +852 2508 1817
  • www.hkjc.com
nature and outdoor, Tai O

nature and outdoor, Tai O

On the main part of Lantau Island, a river splits to the north and west and at this fork lies the island referred to as Tai O. Two pedestrian bridges cross the river on its northern and western forks. The village is located mostly on the banks of the river. The western and northern parts of the island facing the South China Sea are uninhabited.

how to get to there

  • MTR Tung Chung Station. Take bus 11 to Tai O bus terminus (the journey takes approximately 50 minutes.)
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shopping, heritage 1881

shopping, heritage 1881

The Former Marine Police Headquarters which is 120 year-old historical development has now been revitalized and transformed into a cultural and shopping landmark in Hong Kong

how to get to there

  • Exit L6 at MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station
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shopping, jade market

shopping, jade market

In Hong Kong, the jade business is most active at the Jade Market in Kowloon. While there’s been a lot of redevelopment in the area in recent years, some vestiges of its past have been saved, such as the colonial-era police station. Nearby, a three-tonne jade stone marks the strip of Canton Road known as Jade Street.

how to get to there

  • MTR Yau Ma Tei Station, Exit C. Walk along Nathan Road to Kansu Street, then continue along Kansu Street until you reach the Jade Market.
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  • Junction of Kansu Street and Battery Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • bit.ly/jademarket
shopping, ladies' market

shopping, ladies' market

With over 100 stalls of bargain clothing, accessories and souvenirs, the Ladies’ Market on Tung Choi Street provides a one-kilometre stretch on which to practise your haggling skills.

how to get to there

  • 1. MTR Mong Kok Station, Exit E2. Walk along Nelson Street for two blocks.
    2. Bus 1, 1A, 2, 6 or 9 from Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry pier and get off at Nelson Street station
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shopping, stanley market

shopping, stanley market

It offers enormous selection of brand-name clothing items (large sizes are available) and accessories, jewellery, home furnishings, souvenirs, ornaments and Oriental knick-knacks which are sold at reasonable prices in a picturesque warren of lanes.

how to get to there

  • MTR Causeway Bay Station, Exit B. Walk to Tang Lung Street and then take minibus 40.
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shopping, temple street night market

shopping, temple street night market

Trinkets, tea ware, electronics, watches, menswear, jade and antiques are scrutinised and haggled over, while claypot rice, seafood, noodles and other treats are consumed with gusto.

how to get to there

  • 1. MTR Yau Ma Tei Station, Exit C, turn onto Temple Street at Man Ming Lane.
    2. MTR Jordan Station, Exit A. Turn right onto Jordan Road and then take another right onto Temple Street.
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