With its extraordinary history and culture, there are plenty of tours to help you discover all that Hong Kong has to offer. Stunning views of the area to see new luxury buildings among the traditional ones and visit St John’s Cathedral which is said to be the oldest Christian church in the Far East. There are more than 20 museums including those for space, railroad and science, along with culture and history for you to get around and see artifacts from its colorful history: Hong Kong truly serves everyone. Hong Kong has its own Madame Tussaud track and horse racing for an exciting day.
The Chin Lin Nunnery is a stunning elegant complex, with beautiful lotus ponds and rooms full of religious relics and treasures, this place must not be missed. Nian Lin garden is a magnificent park to visit, built in Tang Dynasty style, the building is stunning and the landscape is beautiful. After a day’s excursions take tea in the magnificent and elegant hotel called the Peninsular, or locally known as “The Pen”. This historic hotel will serve you cucumber sandwiches and afternoon tea in its beautiful surroundings. After a long day visiting the sights visit Victoria Harbour and watch the nightly show of lights and sound. This truly amazing show brings tourists flocking to it from around the world and has themes of Awakening, Energy, Heritage, Partnership and the finale Celebration, it truly is a sight to be seen.
Shopping in Hong Kong is glitzy, trendy and traditional, with hundreds of stores to visit. There are massive shopping districts which can take up days to scour. There is nothing you can’t find in the stores, from designer clothing to the latest electronic technology items. The shops are extravagant, but there are plenty of bargains to be had, this city is shopping paradise. There are also many open markets to visit from bird garden market selling everything from grasshoppers, to fancy birdcages, or visit the open air flower market with its exotic flowers and colourful displays. There are markets for everything, but a great place to spend time in is the Jade markets with their diverse mix of rare and valuable items to inexpensive tourist items and souvenirs. The atmosphere and colourful market stalls are very enticing, but be sure you are buying genuine jade if your purchase is going to be an expensive one. There is even a themed market for the kids and toy lovers; there is so much shopping here in Hong Kong, it’s a brilliant experience.
EatingFrom delicious Chinese food served in wicker baskets to tasty sea food dishes in Japanese Sushi restaurants and fast food outlets serving tasty snacks, you will find something to take your fancy here. There are gourmet dishes in a variety of Mexican, Filipino and many other international cuisines for you to try in restaurants all around the city, from the very expensive to the inexpensive family budget meals.
With movies to watch, ballet performances to awe over, smart bars to sip cocktails in and lavish and very lively nightclubs, there will be something to satisfy everyone who travels to Hong Kong. You will find many places with authentic cultural evening shows in traditional dress and there are also themed evenings for the customers to dress in authentic clothing too. You won’t be short of evening entertainment in this city.