A vacation to Hong Kong can be awesome!

Hong Kong is famous around the world over as a luxurious financial hub, a place for high-end shopping and lavish living. But it is also steeped deep in Chinese culture and heritage, and there’s way more to explore other than it’s world-famous mouth-watering dim sum and it’s iconic skyline. The city has an energy of its own that words can not do justice to.

1 Star Ferry

The famous Star Ferry of Hong Kong began in 1880, and it’s still running. It will cost you only a few Hong Kong Dollars to ride the iconic ferry, one of the most affordable fun things to do in Hong Kong. The ferry will take you via the main route from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hong Kong Central, where you can witness the dense towers of Hong Kong Island in front of the green mountains, rising up before you. The refreshing breeze and the wide-open spaces are a perfect getaway from Hong Kong’s tight confines. And if you time your ride right, you can also catch the amazing nightly laser show.

2 Victoria Peak

A trip to Hong Kong is incomplete until you’ve watched its iconic skyline from Victoria Peak. You’ll have to take a tram to the top of Victoria Peak to see the beautiful city in all its glory with its tall skyscrapers, bustling streets, and surrounding islands. If there has to be just one must-visit place in Hong Kong, this one is it.

  1. Tsim Sha Tsui

Tsim Sha Tsui is a highly-visited shopping and entertainment center in the southern Kowloon, which offers you the real taste of Hong Kong. It’s a perfect blend of traditional culture and modern commerce that speaks to the heart of Hong Kong. If you want a taste of the world-famous luxury Hong Kong promises, you should visit the nearby Canton Road. The Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Complex is one of the premier cultural centers of China and home to top-rated tourist attractions like the Hong Kong Space Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art.

  1. Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha Statue)

The 34-meter-high “Big Buddha” statue that sits atop Lantau Island’s Po Lin monastery attracts visitors from around the world. This giant Buddha statue is the largest free-standing statue of its kind in the world and it took more than 12 years to build. You can climb Lantau Peak early in the morning, and watch the sunrise over the beautiful monastery and the surrounding serene ocean and islands.

Save your money, make the commitment to travel to Hong Kong once in your life.  You’ll be glad you did.

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