Here are activities you shouldn't miss when visiting Hong Kong
8 Apr 2022
Hong Kong is a perfect example of East meets West in terms of architecture, culture, food and shopping. There are endless adventures to explore in this vibrant city.
Whether you're looking for adventure, shopping or food hunting, here are some of the best experiences you shouldn't miss while visiting Hong Kong:
For Adventure Seekers
Witness stunning views from Dragon's Back Hike, or head to Lantau Island for the Shek Pik Country Trail, and enjoy the MacLehose Trail that stretches almost 100km across the city.
For those looking for a different experience, visit a Hong Kong theme park perfect for all ages. Disneyland is the ideal place for a magical family vacation with thrilling rides and adventures, while Ocean Park is a self-developed theme park in the city, with exciting rides, animal enclosures and an aquarium.
For Culture Lovers
Standing 34m tall, the Tian Tan Buddha is a magnificent statue located on Ngong Ping, Lantau Island. The statue symbolizes the harmonious natural relationship between man and nature, man and faith. Visitors can take the cable car to get to the statue and stop for lunch at the nearby Po Lin Monastery.
No trip to Hong Kong is complete without dim sum. Enjoy this bite-sized snack along with a nice cup of Chinese tea. Lin Heung Tea House, Luk Yu Teahouse and Lung King Heen are some of the popular places to try this delicious food.
For seafood lovers out there, don't miss a visit to the fishing villages to sample the fresh catch. Tai O Fishing Village on Lantau Island has houses on stilts over the water as well as a market with seafood stalls and a restaurant for guests to dine.
Visit the many street markets in Hong Kong. Cat Street and Temple Street Night Market feature antiques and vintage, while Ladies' Market and Stanley Market sell everything from cheap knick-knacks to branded clothes.
Also be sure to explore Causeway Bay, which has everything from high-end fashion to affordable upscale offerings. Visit SOGO, the city's largest Japanese-style department store as well as other local designer shops on Fashion Walk.
For nightlife lovers
Enjoy a stunning night view of the glittering lights and skyscrapers of Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, while enjoying a drink at one of the rooftop bars.
Or, party all night long at the many bars and pubs in Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo or check out the nightlife at Wan Chai, at the intersection of Lockhart Road, Jaffe Road and Luard Road.