Hong Kong Travel Guide
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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:
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Questions & Answers on Hong Kong Travel
Asked by Andy from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 23, 2020 16:36Reply
what's the zip code of Flat 1203 11/F Block A Whampoa Building Hung Hom Kowloon?
Answered by Sandra from USA | Feb. 23, 2020 17:07
Answered by Andy from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 23, 2020 17:31
Thanks a lot.
Asked by dr gary weber from USA | Feb. 20, 2020 10:24Reply
How is best way to go from Hong Kong to Guangdong, Hunan and than Jiangxi
Answered by Donna from SINGAPORE | Feb. 23, 2020 17:08
Generally speaking, you can take flights or trains from HK to some cities in those provinces. Would you mind providing the exact cities? Then I can find the exact public transportation for you.
Asked by bill from O'CONNELL | Jan. 12, 2020 12:07Reply
is it cheaper by taxi to harbour grand hotel Kowloon from airport with 4 persons
Answered by Henry from GERMANY | Jan. 13, 2020 19:07
The public transport is cheaper. Take E21 (CTB) from Airport (Ground Transportation Centre) to Sai Yeung Choi Street South, and interchange to 203E (KMB) from Mong Kok Station to Hammer Hill Road Sports Ground. It takes 135 mins with HK$19.4/person.
Asked by Dindo from PHILIPPINES | Dec. 28, 2019 01:52Reply
How can i get to disneyland from best western plus hotel in kowloon?
Answered by Olivia from USA | Dec. 30, 2019 00:34
You can take 10 (CTB) from Western Police Station, Des Voeux Road West to Douglas Street, Des Voeux Road Central, then interchange to MTR from Hong Kong - C exit (Tung Chung Line) to Sunny Bay, then change to Disneyland Resort Line to Disneyland Resort - A exit. It costs HK$30.7 with 55 minutes.