Hong Kong is a compact destination that will allow you to access the multitude of attractions on offer quickly and easily. Here we have brought together a selection of the highlights to help you discover some of the truly magical experiences that are awaiting you in Asia's World City.
A trip to The Peak is simply not to be missed. Travel up via the ever-popular The Peak Tram funicular railway that opened in 1888 and takes you up to 373 metres (about 1,200 feet), where you'll be stunned by a spectacular panorama of Hong Kong's majestic skyline below.
What better way than to soak up Hong Kong's tropical sunshine than with a visit to Repulse Bay's crescent shaped stretch of sand on the south of Hong Kong Island. This beautiful beach features an ornate Chinese-style lifeguard clubhouse, up market shopping and exceptional dining opportunities.
This iconic beach suburb offers the chance to sample great food, bargain buys in a seaside setting. Explore the shopping lanes packed with souvenirs and great deals on a huge range of products. Then head to one of the boardwalk cafes or restaurants to bask in the Mediterranean ambience of Stanley Main Street.
Take a trip to one of Hong Kong's original fishing settlements. For an insight into the city's heritage take a sampan ride around the community here who live almost exclusively on the water. Aberdeen is also home to the impressive Jumbo Kingdom famed for its delicious seafood.
Hollywood Road offers an incredible range of cool bars, exotic auction houses and designer boutiques. Further along near the incense shrouded Man Mo temple is as 'Cat Street', which is crammed with stalls selling Hong Kong miscellanea like Mao badges, old photos and Ming dynasty furniture. Be prepared to haggle!
Take a trip out to Lantau Island by Ngong Ping 360 cable car that offers spectacular views of the surrounding islands and of the Giant Buddha that sits serenely atop Ngong Ping plateau. This 250-tonne statue is the world's tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha and a must-visit attraction along with the nearby Po Lin Monastery.
Mickey Mouse will welcome you to the happiest place on Earth complete with attractions exclusively designed for Hong Kong.
Opened in 1977, Ocean Park Hong Kong is one of Hong Kong's favourite attractions, featuring rides, exhibits and conservation facilities.
This Buddhist nunnery with its monastery complex has been renovated as a piece of classic Tang dynasty architecture.
Located amid the high-rise apartment blocks is the tranquil Nan Lian Garden, a newly opened public park built in the ancient style of the Tang dynasty (AD 618 - 906).
Sai Kung Town, once a gathering spot for local fisherman and villagers, is now a trendy rural retreat famous for its collection of seafood restaurants and European and Asian eateries. It's great to walk along the town's waterfront promenade and soak up the small town ambiance.
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