HongKong

Hong Kong
1. The Hong Kong Government is unitary and does not define cities and towns as subsidiary administrative units citation needed. The limits of the City of Victoria, Kowloon and New Kowloon are stated in law, but none of these three areas has the legal status of a city or a town. Districts of Hong Kong are drawn according to mountains, coastlines and roads, and do not coincide with the natural extents of any urbanized areas. .....
Hong Kong Disneyland
2. You can never be sure what mysteries will be unlocked during your visit to Mystic Point Hong Kong Disneyland latest and exclusive attraction. This summer, Lord Henry Mystic, an eccentric explorer has graciously opened his home to everyone. Here, visitors can ride in his latest invention, the Mystic Magneto Electric Carriage , to view his acquisitions from around the world. At Mystic Point, you ca not always trust your senses. Discover for yourself what is real and what is not!Grizzly Gulch takes guests on an entirely new and original experience which has been developed exclusively for Hong Kong Disneyland. Board the Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars and embark on an out of control runaway journey throughout a spectacular and amazing wilderness landscape. Join in the soakingly good merriment in Geyser Gulch, and complete your exploration with the fascinating Grizzly Gulch Welcome Wagon Show and endless Wild West photo fun. Watch out for the mischievous grizzly bears and tricky water hazards! .....
Victoria Peak
3. If a single image could encapsulate Hong Kong, it would be the panorama from Victoria Peak. Looking down at the city from this famous vantage point, you will see one of the finest harbors on Earth and a skyline so improbable, audacious and lofty that Manhattan looks provincial by comparison. Beyond the mountains to the north of the city, the rest of China simmers and strains. Everything you have heard about Hong Kong restlessness and energy is dramatically reaffirmed by the view from the Peak. Eve nothe most cynical locals never tire of visiting. It reminds us why we live here.The anvil shaped The Peak Tower has a large viewing platform called Sky Terrace 428, in additio noto dining and retail outlets. Nearby, The Peak Galleria has a free entry observation deck, as well as shopping and dining options. More eye gulps of the views can be had at Lugard Road Lookout, Lions View Point Pavilion. For leisurely unfolding vistas, take the 3.5 kilometre Peak Circle Walk. .....
Lantau Island
4. Throughout Lantau Island, the beautiful scenery and famous historical sites are truly fascinating. There is a chain of mountains that stretches from the higher elevations in the west to the lower ridges in the east. The highest peak in the mountain range is Phoenix Mountain, standing 935 meters (102,2 yards) high. It is the second highest peak in all of Hong Kong. The most popular attraction for tourists visiting Lantau Island is climbing Phoenix Mountai noto view and admire the sunrise. Tourists often climb up at night, and reach the top before the daybreak. It steep in places so tourists should be well prepared before setting out. Bring a flashlight.There are 47 villages on Lantau Island. Three of them, Mui Wo, Tai O, and Tung Chung are being developed as new towns. In addition, more than 78.4 square kilometers (30.3 square miles) of its territory has been designated as Wild Countryside Park. Tai O, also known as The Venice of the Orient, is the largest settlement on Lantau Island. Crisscrossing canals ru nothe length and breadth of the small fishing harbor. In addition, homes built on stilts over the water are a common sight here. Tai O was once a garriso notown but has now become a peaceful fishing harbor. Salted fish is a local specialty. Tai O was once the largest city o nothe island. in the 1970s, Tai O started to attract holiday visitors, and today the town is prosperous and busy. .....
Ngong Ping 360
5. Ngong Ping 360 is a dynamic new tourism experience, which combines a stunning 5.7km cable car journey with an impressive cultural themed village and easy access to the Tia notan Buddha Statue, the world largest, seated, outdoor, bronze Buddha statue. Ngong Ping 360 is one of Hong Kong must see attractions. Located on Lantau Island, it includes an incredible cable car journey and the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village.Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car System is owned by Hong Kong MTR Corporation, the operator of Hong Kong rail system. The system has 112 cabins, each of which has a modern design with seating for ten and standing room for another seven. .....
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
6. Famed by Hong Kong stunning skyline, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is a magnificent, multi purpose venue located right in the heart of Hong Kong on Victoria Harbour.The mission of HML, with a staff team of over 850, is to positio nothe HKCEC as the best exhibition and convention centre in Asia internationally renowned for excellence and hosting the world greatest events, supported by innovative and creative operating techniques.Not only does the harbour location provide a spectacular backdrop to events but it also means Hong Kong Central Business District and the best of the city is o nothe Centre doorstep and it a vibrant city packed full of colour and life. .....
Madame Tussauds
7. Located in the Peak Tower, guests can gawk at some of the world most famous faces i note nothemed areas Hong Kong Glamour, Royal Family, Historical and National Heroes, TV Studio, World Premiere, SCREAM, The Champions, Authentic History, Music Icons and Fantasy Kingdom. They can learn martial arts from Jackie Chan, practice Wing Chun with Donnie Yen, pose with Barack Obama, live the glitz and glamour of the red carpet with Angelina Jolie, enjoy an elegant breakfast date with Audrey Hepburn, shoot hoops with Yao Ming, dance with Lady Gaga, perform some fancy footwork with Cristiano Ronaldo, feel Andy Lau heartbeat and meet Marvel superheroes. As the one and only celebrity inspired attraction in Hong Kong, guests can meet over 100 A Listers from around the world in one place at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. Not only can fans get up close with their idols and snap pictures, they can also interact with these celebrities and iconic personalities as they step into each of the specially designed exhibition sets. Play martial arts with Jackie Chan, meet with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, pose with David Beckham, savour a chic breakfast with the adorable Audrey Hepburn in her little black dress or pose alongside the ultimate fashion and music icon Lady Gaga. Who do you want to meet. .....
Po Lin Monastery
8. Located on Lantau Island, this monastery features the Big Buddha (Tiantau), which is the largest, seated, outdoor bronze Buddha in the world.Once remote and inaccessible, Po Lin Monastery can now be reached by various means of transport, taking as little time as 25 minutes o nothe Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car from Tung Chung. Apart from the magnificent architecture the Monastery has to offer, visitors can also admire the spectacular scenery that Ngong Ping is blessed with, amongst which are sunrise from Lantau Peak, tea farm in the mist, lotus rocks, pagodas in enshrouding mountains, drumming rocks, and sunset in Mount Muk Yue.Besides its religious and cultural dimensions, Po Lin Monastery spoils you with gastronomical and artistic delights. Celebrated for its vegetarian delicacies and aromatic tea, the vegetarian kitchen is sure to refresh both your mind and body, preparing you for the spiritual journey to the Path of Wisdom nearby or a hike o nothe breathtaking Ngong Ping Trail. Also famous are the wooden bracelets that are only sold near the Monastery a fitting memento of the solemnity and austerity of your visit. .....
Man Mo Temple
9. Giant coils of burning incense make the air blue inside the Man Mo Temple, while worshippers light more bundles of incense sticks and place them in bronze urns to bring good fortune. The temple, dating from the 1840, is devoted to MAN, the god of literature and civil servants, and MO, the god of war, whose statues flank the altar.Nearby shops sell combustible offerings like hell bank notes and paper VCR and cars for worshippers to burn i notwo stoves in the temple to provide comforts for departed family and friends. You cant take it with you, but in Hong Kong your family and friends can send it to you after your death.Cameras are allowed but no flash, please. .....
Lamma Island
10. From a traditional Chinese fishing village to a laid back multicultural community, Lamma blend of Western and Chinese island life creates an atmosphere that has proved irresistible for Hong Kong busy residents. Many come here as day trippers some stay for good.The third largest of the outlying islands, and somehow less well known both to visitors and to Hong Kong residents, is Lamma. Although it is just over 13 square kilometers (five sq mi), Lamma is rich in green hills and beautiful bays. But because of its rugged terrain, there is only a very small area of farmland. Rocky and bare hilltops dominate the island grassy lower slopes. Archeologists have associated it with some of the earliest settlements in Hong Kong .Lamma is an island devoted to fishing, with a population of around 8,000 people. Among them are a surprising number of Europeans, who value the peace and quiet of the rural lifestyle of Lamma, which like several others of the outlying islands has no cars. Although the island has a regular ferry service, it has remained relatively undiscovered, much to the joy of those who have moved out to its peaceful ambience. .....
Hong Kong Space Museum
11. The museum is comprised of two wings, east and west. The east wing located under the dome is the planetarium core, housing the Hall of Space Science, the Space Theatre, workshops and offices. The west wing houses the Hall of Astronomy, the Lecture Hall, the astronomy book store, gift shop and offices.I have always considered it a shame that this space museum, open since 1980 with its distinctive egg shaped dome and darkened halls, landed in such a coveted spot right o nothe Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Still, visitors travel through another world of space science and astronomy here, where they learn about the solar system, the universe, and man journey into space. On display are early rockets, a replica space suit that has been opened to reveal various parts and functions, models of a space shuttle cockpit and a future space station, and a giant animated model of our solar system. There are also a few interactive rides and exhibits that let visitors experience a simulated moon walk at one sixth the earth gravity, glide through the Grand Canyon, and gyrate in a multi axis chair that simulates the sensation of tumbling through space. I nothat dome is the Stanley Ho Space Theatre, with planetarium and OMNIMAX shows several times daily. I have to add, however, that the museum seems dated it lift off time for an update. .....
Hong Kong Wetland Park
12. Hong Kong Wetland Park is a world class ecotourism park that a fantastic spot for people to enjoy some of Hong Kong unique flora and fauna. But it also plays an even more important role, working to help conserve a vital ecosystem as well as educate the public about environmental protection and wetland conservation.The park is home to an impressive cast of wildlife, including birds, butterflies and dragonflies, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and fish! Visitors understanding and enjoyment of this ecosystem is helped by a Visitor Centre Wetland Interactive World and a 60 hectare Wetland Reserve that showcases the diversity of Hong Kong wetland ecosystem.Inside Wetland Interactive World there are themed exhibition galleries, a theatre, an indoor play area (wamp Adventure) and a resource centre. The exhibitions showcase the importance of wetlands conservation and provide a hands on experience of being a wetlands reporter. Just make sure you watch out for the singing fish! .....
Te nothousand Buddhas Monastery
13. The Te nothousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Tsz), located Po Fook Hill at Pai Tau Village, Sha Tin in the New Territories is one of Hong Kong most famous Buddhist temples and popular tourist attractions. The temple was founded in 1949 by the Reverend Yuet Kai and completed in 1957. The monastery is not residential and is managed by lay persons. It should not be confused with the Po Fook Hill Ancestral Halls which lie directly below it.At the top of the path is the lower level terrace where the mai notemple (Te nothousand Buddhas Hall), Avalokitesvara (Kwun Yam) Pavilion, Samantabhadra Pavilion, Manjusri Pavilion, 18 Arhat Gallery, Naga puspa Hall and 9 storey pagoda are located.Three large gilded Buddha statues are also on display in the main hall behind the embalmed body of Reverend Yuet Kai, seated in a glass case. There is a small stand inside the main hall selling incense sticks, papers and a variety of souvenirs. in the centre of the terrace betwee nothe main hall and the pagoda stands the Kwun Yam Pavilion flanked a verandah gallery of gold bodhisattvas on one side and the 18 Arhat Gallery of Arhan statues o nothe other, with various other multicoloured statues dotted about the terrace. .....
Kowloon Walled City
14. A unique record of life in Kowloon Walled City, before its demolition in 1993 the most densely populated place o nothe planet.Well, what an adventure it has been. Twenty five years ago and more, when Greg Girard and I first visited Kowloon Walled City to take photographs (each for our own reasons as we had not met at this stage), little did we imagine that within five years or so we would end up publishing City of Darkness Life in Kowloon Walled City. Even less did we imagine that the book would remain in print for nearly 20 years, becoming in the process the book of record for this remarkable community.But here we are, working together agai noto produce City of Darkness Revisited, an all new editio nothat will combine the best of the original book with several new sections that will fill in some of the gaps and bring the story up to date. .....
Cheung Chau
15. Cheung Chau Island has long been one of Hong Kong most popular island retreats. Smaller than Lantau but bigger than nearby Peng Chau, Cheung Chau offers more to do than clamber around on rocks and play castaway but is still several gears down from the bullet pace of the city.For many Cheung Chau attraction is as much to do with its no nonsense, traditional village lifestyle as the sea and the sand. And, while the island 20,000 plus residents have long since tucked into the benefits of tourism, the village has lost none of its charm. This is a world away from the suits and skyscrapers of Central. Fishing boats still ply the harbour if in declining numbers while the waterfront Praya bustles to family run grocery shops, clicking mahjong tiles and in a nod to tourism waiters mopping down plastic chairs and tables for the evening rush. .....
International Finance Centre
16. A prominent landmark on Hong Kong Island, IFC consists of two skyscrapers, the IFC Mall, and the 55 storey Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. Tower 2 is the second tallest building in Hong Kong, behind the International Commerce Centre in West Kowloon. It is the fourth tallest building in the Greater China region and the eighth tallest office building in the world, based on structural heights by roof height, only the Taipei 101, Shanghai World Financial Center, Willis Tower, International Commerce Centre and Burj Khalifa exceed it. It is of similar height to the former World Trade Center. The Airport Express Hong Kong Station is directly beneath it.IFC was constructed and is owned by IFC Development, a consortium of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Henderson Land and Towngas.In 2003, Financial Times, HSBC, and Cathay Pacific put up an advertisement o nothe facade that stretched more than 50 storeys, covering an area of 19,000 m2 and a length of 230 m, making it the world largest advertisement ever put on a skyscraper. .....
Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
17. The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is in Central District in the Mid levels area below Victoria Peak. It contains a collection of plants and small animals in an area of about 5 and a half hectares, and it is one of the oldest zoos in the world. It was officially opened as a public facility in 1871. The gardens and the greenhouse have about 1,000 species of plants, the zoo area has about 25 species of small animals including about 8 species of reptiles, and the aviary has about 400 birds of several varieties. The most interesting part of the zoo is a collection of about 14 different kinds of primates from around the world, including an orangutan and lemurs from South America. The golden lio notamarins are especially beautiful and interesting because their long hair is orange gold colored. There are other small mammals and several reptiles that children especially will find interesting. But there are no animals larger tha nothe apes there. This zoo is free for the public. It is fun, non commercial place to go for entertainment. .....
Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars
18. Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars is a train the med roller coaster attraction in the Grizzly Gulch section of Hong Kong Disneyland. The attraction features Audio Animatronic bears, a backwards section, and a launch sequence.It is the third roller coaster in a Disney park with a backwards section on it, the first was Indiana Jones et le Temple du Peril Backwards! at Disneyland Paris in France (2000 2004) and the second being Expedition Everest at Disney Animal Kingdom in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It is also the second mountain attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland and draws elements from Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Expedition Everest and Grizzly Peak from other Disney parks. .....
Old Supreme Court Building, Hong Kong
19. The handsome neo classical style Legislative Council Building nicknamed Legco is the current home of Hong Kong Legislative Council, but from its opening until 1985, it was the meeting place for the Supreme Court of Hong Kong.Designed by British architect Sir Aston Webb, Legco was completed in 1912. Aston esteemed reputation deemed him the right person for designing this grand building. Before building Legco, he was responsible for the design of the eastern fa .....
Bank of China Tower
20. Acclaimed by critics as one of the world most outstanding examples of modern architecture, Hong Kong Bank of China Tower is truly a sight to behold.Cutting majestically into the vast blue sky, soaring high above the other skyscrapers that dominate the skyline in a country short on space, this magnificent tower stops most visitors notheir tracks, causing them to look up, mouths hanging open, admiring this sparkling marvel of modern engineering.The building consists of four triangular glass and aluminum towers, all of varying heights, which emerge triumphantly from a beautiful granite podium. The geometric changes that take place as the building rises toward the sky are the most intriguing aspect of the tower. The angles and sharp points are aesthetically interesting a contrast to the plain architecture that dominates the city and the silver reflective glass used in the tower creates dancing points of light, both on sunny days as well as at night, when Hong Kong is aglow with all sorts of artificial light.Inside, the atrium is a soaring 14 stories tall and visitors ca notake a quick elevator ride up to the skydeck o nothe 42nd floor, where they will be provided with great views of downtown Hong Kong and beyond. .....
Flagstaff House
21. The Museum of Tea Ware has a collection of ceramic teaware and ancient antique ceramics and Chinese seals, and it offers a lot of instruction via a free tea ceremony and instructional videos and exhibits. There are two adjacent mansions that house exhibits. The K. S. Lo Gallery presently houses very ancient articles on loan from other museums such as Taiwanese museums. Flagstaff House has a collection of modern artistic teaware as well as antiques and wide screen video displays. So whether you want to see ancient ceramics more than 1,000 years old from the Jin Dynasty or see modern artistic tea set displays, or have a meal, or just see old British buildings, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware in Hong Kong Park is a place to go.Hong Kong has unusually good museums. The government invested a lot of money for museums and architectural preservation. .....
Statue Square
22. A popular gathering place in the Central district, this picturesque square is surrounded by some of the most magnificent buildings in Hong Kong.If you head to Statue Square on Saturday, you will find that it much more crowded than during the weekdays. The area has become a gathering place for Filipino nannies who work for wealthy families in Hong Kong. The young ladies come to Statue Square o notheir day off to socialize with each other. The pretty pedestrian area that has become known as Statue Square has been a fixture in Hong Kong since the end of the 19th century. At that time, Hong Kong chose to honor royalty from the then mother country of England as well as a prominent citizen who had left his mark o nothe British colony. .....
Hong Kong Railway Museum
23. Train enthusiasts can imagine arriving into Hong Kong by rail nothe golden age of trai notravel at this charming little museum located Po Market.The Hong Kong Railway Museum is housed in the former Tai Po Railway Station, which was built using traditional Chinese architectural design in 1913 and is now preserved as a Declared Monument.The permanent exhibition of Hong Kong rail history includes photographs, old coaches, samples of tracks, and a full size model of an electric train compartment. Feel free to climb aboard! .....
Court of Final Appeal
24. The Court of Final Appeal is the highest appellate court nothe Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.It has jurisdiction in respect of matters conferred on it by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance, Cap. 484 and by any other law. As such, the Court may confirm, reverse or vary the decision of the court from which the appeal lies or may remit the matter with its opinio noto that court, or may make such other order in the matter as it thinks fit. It hears appeals on civil and criminal matters from the High Court (the Court of Appeal and the Court of First Instance). .....
Clock Tower
25. Located o nothe southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui, the Clock Tower is one of Hong Kong oldest landmarks. It was built o nothe site of the old Kowloon Station, which was part of the Kowloon Canton Railway.Whe nothe Kowloon Station was demolished, room was made o nothat site for a number of new attractions near the Clock Tower, including the Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Cultural Centre.The original clock had a face on only one side of the tower as it had been salvaged from another tower that had been recently demolished. Later, however, three additional faces were added o nothe other sides of the tower. By 1921, all four clocks were working in synchronization. Historians say that the clocks have run ever since, except during the Japanese occupation of the island during World War II. .....
Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island
26. The Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island is the newest additio noto the Hotel Indigo chain of boutique hotels, part of the InterContinental Hotels Group, which is promoted as being the industry first branded boutique hotel experience.This hotel has 29 floors, with 138 rooms and 6 suites. It is situated o nothe original coastline of the Queen Road East in Wanchai. It received the Asia Pacific Property Award in 2013 for Best Hotel Architecture, Hong Kong.The hotel has a glass bottomed rooftop infinity pool adjacent to the Skybar. There is a restaurant o nothe second floor called the Cafe Post.Within walking distance are the Wanchai Post Office, and the Wanchai Market. Nearby are several historical buildings, such as the Hung Shing Temple, Nam Koo Terrace, and Blue House Cluster. .....
Lei Cheng Uk Ha notomb Museum
27. The Lei Cheng Uk Ha notomb Museum Chinese is composed of an ancient brick tomb and of an exhibition hall adjacent to it. It is located at 41 Tonkin Street, in Sham Shui Po District, northwestern part of the Kowloon Peninsula of Hong Kong.The tomb is constructed of bricks and consists of four chambers set nothe form of a cross. The dome vault at the center was constructed by laying bricks in a spiral, while the other chambers are barrel vaulted. Some bricks are stamped or carved with inscriptions or patterns o nothe exposed sides. It is believed that the rear chamber is the coffin chamber, that side chambers were used for storage, while ritual ceremonies were performed in the front chamber under the domed roof. .....
Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre
28. Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre or Kowloon Mosque and Islamic Centre is second among five principal mosques constructed in Hong Kong, China. 2 Located in Kowloon at the corner of Nathan Road and Haiphong Road next to Kowloon Park, the mosque is currently the largest Islamic house of worship city. The mosque holds 5 prayers daily and is capable of accommodating up to approximately 3,500 people.The mosque, designed by architect I.M. Kadri, represents the unique identity of the Muslim community in Hong Kong.Decorated and elaborate, the traditional Muslim architecture of the mosque distinguished itself from the rational and modern architecture of the nearby commercial buildings. The most prominent features of the building are the four 11 meters high minarets which mark the corners of the upper terrace and the extensive use of white marble on both the paving and the facade. .....
Government House
29. The Government House of Hong Kong is located on Upper Albert Road in Central and faces Victoria Peak. Its floor space amounts to 24,000 square meters (about 6 acres). It used to be the residence of the Governors of Hong Kong and was a place to receive royalty and VIP guests. Important ceremonies were held here as well including the annual Honor Awarding Ceremony and the Olympic Games Flag Handover Ceremony.Over the years the style of the building changed many times. The main building is a combination of rich colonial features mixed with Britain and Asian styles because whenever the owner changed, the appearance of the building was altered. Almost every Governor renovated the house according to his preferences and needs. .....
Cheung Kong Center
30. other example of exotic is in mind of the beholder. In an American city, the Cheung Kong Center would be just another black glass block. But in Hong Kong it is a landmark. Similarly, some of the most common skyscrapers of Asia would seem fascinating if placed in an American city. Either way, the tower has a significant cultural and physical presence in Hong Kong. It had the fortune of opening for business at the height of the 1990 Dot Com boom, which helped elevate its status and Q factor. Like other buildings, though, it suffered whe nothe bubble burst. The Cheung Kong Center is adorned by a grid of fiber optic lights that can be programmed to change color. This sprakling illumination is only enhanced by the building black curtain wall which makes the building a silhouette in the daytime, and an inky peaceful void at night. That peace is paramount to the building mission. It was not intended to steal the limelight from its neighbors, most notably the Bank of China building. Its maximum height was determined by drawing an imaginary line from the Bank of China building to the Hong Kong Bank building. The relegated the Cheung Kong Center to being just the third tallest building in city when it was completed. But it gained much more by evening out the cacophony of architectural styles that had gathered along that section of Queens Road. Moreover, the Cheung Kong Center balances out its neighbors. One of the people who had a hand in the design was a Feng Shui master who decided that the new building had to absorb the negative energy coming from the Bank of China sharp edges. While these may seem expensive steps to take for an office building, consider the fact that it is also partly residential. The building was constructed for Li Ka Shing, one of the richest people in the world. He took residence on the top floor. .....
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum
31. Sheung Yiu Folk Museum is housed in Sheung Yiu Village, a declared monument of Hong Kong, on Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Sheung Yiu means above the kiln in Chinese.The row of the eight houses constructed on a raised platform with a watch tower at its entrance are preserved and opened to the public. In its 9 galleries, the museum displays various farming implements, village period furniture and other daily objects used by the Hakka people so that the atmosphere and environment of a small Hakka village is recreated.The lime kiln, where coral and shells were baked to form lime, had been restored for public viewing. .....
Yim Ti notsai
32. Yim Ti notsai is a small offshore island in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. There is no permanent population o nothe island.The island has an area of 0.24 km2. 2 It is located in Port Shelter, the harbour located south of Sai Kung Peninsula and east of the Sai Kung mainland. 3 It is connected by a breakwater in its southern part to the larger island of Kau Sai Chau.The smaller islands of Shek Chau and Kwun Cham Wan are located off the coast of Yim Ti notsai, in the northwest and the southwest respectively. .....
Ching Chung Koon
33. Green Pine Temple is a peaceful Taoist temple complex northwest of Tuen Mu notown centre. Walk through the rows of bonsai trees, bamboo and ponds and you ll reach the mai notemple which is dedicated to Lu Sun Young, one of the eight immortals of Taoism who lived in the 8th century. An annual Bonsai Festival is held here in April or May.Ching Chung Temple is directly opposite Ching Chung Light Rail station. To reach it from the Tuen Mun or Town Centre stations, catch line 505. .....
Yuen Yuen Institute
34. These pavilions and prayer halls built in the 1950s bring together the three streams of Chinese thought Buddhism which emphasizes nirvana and physical purity, Taoism (nature and inner peace), and Confucianism (following the practical and philosophical beliefs of Confucius). The mai nothree tier red pagoda is a copy of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, and houses 60 statues representing the full cycle of the Chinese calendar you can look for the one that corresponds to your birth year and make an incense offering. To reach the institute, take the MTR to Tsuen Wan, exit the station, and walk five minutes to Shiu Wo Street, then catch green Minibus 81 to To Lo Wai. .....
Tung Choi Street
35. No visit to Hong Kong is complete without a visit to one of the market streets. The most accessible of those markets in Hong Kong is the Mong Kok Ladies market situated i notung Choi Street. Ignore the tourist guides that tell you to exit the MTR on exit E2 at Mong Kok station and proceed to exit A1, the only accessible exit from the station. An elevator will take you to street level in Nathan Road. Double back down Nathan Road and turn left into Argyle St go 2 blocks and turn right into Tung Choi St.The Ladies Market is mainly for the women and is the perfect place to shop for clothes. Apart from the large number of stores selling ladies wear, Women Street is also famous for accessories, cosmetics, hand bags, various household items and soft toys. Dealing hours at the market generally begins at noon and runs until about 11.30 pm each day. The evenings can get very crowded making progress difficult for wheelchair users. Early afternoon is the best time to visit to avoid those crowds.The market stalls and street between is wide and easily negotiated with plenty of room within the stalls as well. At the end of the market you will have to double back and leave via the same route and same station entrance. .....
Chourishi Systems