Things to do in Hong Kong

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Happy Valley Racecourse »

When it comes to ‘must do’ attractions, there is perhaps no more quintessentially a Hong Kong experience than taking a trip to the Happy Valley Racecourse. Bulldozed into former Happy Valley swampland and surrounded on all sides by the ubiquitous skyscrapers which frame the city, Happy Valley Racecourse has thrilled... more »

Wong Tai Sin Temple »

Located on the northern fringes of Kowloon is one of Hong Kong’s most popular places of worship, Wong Tai Sin Temple. This expansive Taoist complex is renowned for the fortune-telling practice of kau cim, reputedly answering so many prayers the practice has been labelled “what you request is what you... more »

Ocean Park »

One of Hong Kong’s oldest tourist attractions is its beloved Ocean Park, situated on the southern side of the city. Clinging to a cliff face which boasts sweeping views of the South China Sea and parted in the middle by an iconic mountain range, this sprawling aquatic-themed amusement park opened... more »

Hong Kong Disneyland »

The happiest place on earth has found a home in Hong Kong, with Hong Kong Disneyland in Penny’s Bay welcoming millions of visitors through the gates of its iconic Main Street U.S.A. entrance each year. Opened in 2005 on a reclaimed patch of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland includes all... more »

Hong Kong Museum of Art »

A somewhat boxy edifice on the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, the ethos of the Hong Kong Museum of Art is to preserve the cultural heritage of China with a special emphasis on promoting local art. Established in 1962, the museum moved to its current purpose-built location in... more »

Tian Tan Buddha »

Colloquially known as Big Buddha, Tian Tan Buddha sits atop a lotus throne opposite the Po Lin Monastery which in turn is surrounded by lush mountain scenery on Lantau Island. Completed in 1993, the 34m-high bronze and gold Buddha faces north to serenely gaze over mainland China and offer its... more »

Chi Lin Nunnery »

An oasis of serenity in a bustling metropolis, the Chi Lin Nunnery shows how Hong Kong is a city of contrasts and how the modern can embrace the mystical. The Buddhist religious site dates back to the 1930s and was rebuilt in the architectural style of the Tang dynasty in... more »

Victoria Peak »

For views over Hong Kong harbour and the city, nothing beats a trip up Victoria Peak, or simply, The Peak. The panoramic vista from the top takes in a shimmering cityscape of skyscrapers, the harbour and on a clear day you can even spy the eight mountains of Kowloon, not... more »

Hong Kong Park »

Positioned between towering mountains and glittering skyscrapers, Hong Kong Park is a verdant retreat from the urban landscape. Built on the former garrison site of Victoria Barracks in the bustling Central district of the city, this eight-hectare park marries artificial surrounds with green gardens, in fact there is actually a... more »