Temporary Suspension of “Hong Kong WinterFest” on 6 December
With regards to the HKSAR Government’s arrangements for mourning Mr Jiang Zemin, Former President of the People’s Republic of China, the Hong Kong Tourism Board has announced that the “Hong Kong WinterFest” will be suspended on 6 December (Tue). The Christmas Town at Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District will also be temporarily closed. Click here for more information.
The Government has announced new specific arrangements for inbound tour group travellers. Travellers who are received by licensed travel agents are allowed to enter specific catering premises to have meals according to the itineraries while holding the Amber Code. Click here for more details.
The Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery are a major draw for Buddhist pilgrims. And these majestic religious monuments, set against beautiful mountain and coastal scenery, are just as popular with a wide range of visitors in Hong Kong.
*** The staircase leading to the Big Buddha is temporarily closed for improvement. Meanwhile, renovation and maintenance works of the Big Buddha Statue have been completed and all religious ceremonies and events will continue as usual, please check the official website before you visit. ***