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5 Best Things To Do In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is also known as “Fragrant Harbour” located in East Asia and is an essential administrative region of the Republic of China. The city is densely populated with vibrant and huge buildings. It is also known as Asia’s largest shopping hub. The city has a deep-rooted culture, but it has more to offer than the impressive skyline and the lip-smacking dim-sums.

As you roam around the city, half of it will give you joy with a light show at ‘Tsim Sha Tsui’ Promenade and the inspiring Victoria Peak, and the other half is full of excitement with Ocean Park, Hong Kong Disneyland, etc.  Let us now see a few essential things you must do on a visit to Hong Kong.

Watch Out Symphony of Lights

It is the world’s largest ‘Permanent Light and Sound Show’ and is an important thing to watch out for when in Hong Kong. There is a synchronized display of the colorful lights that are reaching the sky from the skyscrapers. This light show displays the narration of the Hong Kong city’s cultural diversity and narration and music.

Get To Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak is the highest point in the island city, with an elevation of 552 meters. Also, you can look out at the city’s towering skyline. The 8-minute trip in the 125-year-old Peak Tram is an experience in itself. As you reach the peak, you will see blue waterways, skyscrapers, and the green hills in the new territories. The night view provides a dazzling galaxy view.

Enjoy The Nightlife

You can experience the great nightlife, especially at the Victoria Harbour. One can visit pubs, cafes, restaurants, and even the night markets. The unique charm of the nightlife also includes a visit to some of the reputed casinos here. At any casino here, you can go for lottery games, horse betting, poker games, table games, slot games, and much more. You can enjoy these games at the casino cruise ships that are open for both tourists and locals. However, there are strict rules related to gambling, whether it’s played online or offline. It is advisable to play at the reputed casino in the city to avoid any hassle.

Best Things To Do In Hong Kong

Have Dim-Sums at Maxim’s Palace

The Maxim’s Palace is located on the second floor in the ‘Hong Kong City Hall’ at the Central. The Palace was established in 1980 and houses the famous dim sum halls. The décor consists of dragon motifs, elaborated pillars, and shiny chandeliers. In the peak hours, the hall is all decked with the crowd, so it’s advisable to visit at least 30 minutes before. You can enjoy the old-school dim-sum feast in the spades at the Maxim Palace.

Visit Ocean Park and Disneyland

Kids, youngsters, and even the elders enjoy their visit to the mesmerizing Ocean Park and Hong Kong Disneyland. Ocean Park has Sharks, Dolphins, Rays, and Panda. You can also enjoy carnival games, and roller coaster rides here. The tourists will also love the natural scenery right there on the coastline, and the park is a great hit among the children.

On the other hand, Hong Kong Disneyland is all decked with Disney characters, and you can enjoy the colorful musical shows. Shake a hand with your favorite Disney character inside the theme park. You can also find interactive displays, educational exhibitions, and thrilling amusements. The Disneyland also has the part of traditional Chinese culture with Feng Shui incorporated into designing the resort that makes the visit more enchanting.

Apart from the above attractions, you can immerse in the prayers, enjoy the different Asian food and dessert versions, go sightseeing, visit museums, etc., and make your Hong Kong trip a memorable one.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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