Hong Kong Travel Guide

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As a Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong is situated on the southeast coast of China, occupying an area of 426 square miles (1,104 square kilometers). The city is one of the world's leading financial, banking and trading centers.

It is made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands. The prosperous island is the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping with its southern part noted for sea shores and bays. Kowloon is another flourishing part where Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok are the most popular destinations. The New Territories and Outlying Islands are ideal places to experience a peaceful and natural holiday.

The city has a population of about 6,970,000 and most people (about 97% of the population) are Chinese and speak Cantonese and English. There are few language barriers, making the city one of the hottest travel destination in Asia.
 
Due to the advantageous geographical location, Hong Kong serves as an important transport hub between international cities and regions with major cities in Mainland China. The well-developed urban transport system can be used to most places in the city, making traveling convenient and cheap.
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Hong Kong Food
Different cultures bring food all over the world to this city, so it is a paradise for foodies. From luxury restaurants to Dai Pai Dong (street side food-stalls), from Yum Cha (tea and dim sum) to formal feast, the local food will definitely seize your appetite.

Shopping in Hong Kong
Once arrival in Hong Kong, shopping is inevitable, because this metropolis is a commercial center of Asia. The Central, Causeway Bay and Wan Chai on the Island as well as Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok on Kowloon Peninsula are the most popular shopping areas.

Hong Kong Nightlife
After a busy day of traveling, it is highly recommended to appreciate the colorful nightlife. Leisurely sightseeing activities such as watching a Symphony of Lights and roaming around the Avenue of Stars, or heading for pubs or nightclubs at Lan Kwai Fong, or eating local snacks at night markets will enrich your trip.

An open city with a wonderful natural harbor, it is a place where various cultures blend harmoniously. British culture can be found everywhere as a result of former colonial rule, while it also preserves traditional customs and the core values of Confucianism that have faded in Mainland China. It is the backdrop for modern movies and pop music that enjoy worldwide recognition.

In addition, here are some practical tips for your reference to make your trip easy:

 
- Last modified on Feb. 19, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Hong Kong Travel
Asked by Cathy from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 16, 2019 11:43Reply
which ferry station should I leave to get to Hotel Royal view in HK?
Staying at Royal hotel in Macau
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Answered by Gail from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 19, 2019 00:18
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You can suggested to take a ferry from Macau Outer Harbor Ferry Terminal arrive at China Ferry Terminal. After arriving, take bus no.77M from Canton Road outside China HK City to HK West Kowloon Station. Take West Rail Line to Tsuen Wan West, Exit A1. Transfer to bus no.234B to Lido Beach. Walk east around 150 meters to find the hotel.
Asked by Catherine Bactat Llandelar from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 15, 2019 18:57Reply
How to go to hong kong airport from meifoo sun chuen via bus?
What bus number? How many minutes it will take to travel. Thank you
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Answered by Joanne from NEW ZEALAND | Feb. 19, 2019 00:20
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Take bus no.E21 from Mei Foo, Lai Chi Kok Road to HKIA. It takes around an hour on the way. And the ticket fare is 14HKD per person.
Asked by Henry Lee from BRUNEI | Feb. 13, 2019 09:30Reply
Use of 10 months old Hong Kong Airport Express Travel Pass.
I bought an Airport Express Travel Pass last April 2018.
I will be in Hong Kong on 21st Feb 2019.
Can i purchase credit for a return trip from HK airport to Kowloon Bay and
what is the cost?
Do I still get unlimited travel on MTR for three days?
Thank you.
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Answered by Blanche from CANADA | Feb. 19, 2019 00:24
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For the Airport Express Travel Pass, the time will start from the first time you swipe the card.
As I know, you cannot use the credit card to purchase the HK Airport Express ticket. The cost is HK$250 and HK$350 respectively (with HK$50 refundable deposit).
Asked by JJJacalan from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 07, 2019 04:54Reply
From MACAU TAIPA ferry terminal to HK ferry terminal how can we go to chungking mansion?
Chungking mansion to the victoria peak by tram??
From victoria peak to Harbour City?
from Chungking mansion to ten thousands buddhas
Ten thousand buddhas to Tian Tan buddha
Tian Tan buddha to Central
Central to Times Square
Times Square to chungking masion
Chungking mansion to disneyland ...
Thanks
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Answered by Veronica from USA | Feb. 19, 2019 01:43
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1. HK Ferry Terminal to ChungKing Mansion: Take Tsuen Wan Line from Sheung Wan to Central and transfer to Tsuen Wan Line to Tsim Sha Tsui, Exit E. Walk south around 100 meters to find the destination.

2. ChungKing Mansion to Victoria Peak: Take the metro to Central Station. Then walk to the Park Tram Lower Terminus. Then take the tram to the peak.

3. Victoria Peak to Harbour City: After touring around, take the tram down and walk to Central Station. Then take Tsuen Wan Line to Tsim Sha Tsui. Walk northwest around 700 meters to find the destination.

4. ChungKing Mansion to ten thousands buddhas: Take bus no.E23 to Shundong Road and transfer to bus no.Yuba 23 to Ngong Ping Village. Then walk north around 450 meters.

5. Ten Thousands Buddhas to Tian Tan Buddha: Walk southwest around 300 meters.

6. Tian Tan Buddha to Centrra: Take bus no.23 from Ngong Ping to Tung Chung Fire Station. Then change to bus no.E11A to Jardine House, Connaught Road Central. Walk southwest around 100 meters to find the destination.

7. Central to Times Square: Take bus no.1 from Douglas Street, Des Voeux Road Central to Tin Lok Lane, Wan Chai Road. Then walk east around 300 meters.

8. Times Square to Chungking Mansion: Take Island Line from Causeway Bay to Admiralty. Then transfer to Tsuen Wan Line to Tsim Sha Tsui, Exit E. Walk southeast around 200 meters.

9. Chungking Mansion to Disneyland: Take West Rail Line from East Tsim Sha Tsui to Nam Cheong and transfer to Tung Chung Line to Sunny Bay.
Then take metro Disneyland Resort Line to Disneyland Resort, Exit A.
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