Get the hang of Hong Kong: getting around hotspots, streetmarkets and nightlife

getting around hong kong hotspots streetmarkets nightlife

Getting around Hong Kong hotspots streetmarkets nightlife

Here is an all inclusive and abbreviated sypnosis of getting around Hong Kong hotspots streetmarkets nightlife. Hong Kong is a popular destination so make the most of this place from getting around Hong Kong hotspots streetmarkets nightlife.

Getting around Hong Kong

Hong Kong ferry from the Star ferry pier in Central Tsim Sha Tsui is a cross harbour ferry ride. Hong Kong Tramway rides through the commercial and shopping districts with the likes of Wanchai and Chun Yeung markets and runs through the length of Honk Kong island. Peak Tram Sky pass terminus with the access to Sky Terrace is a great funicular ride and trip to Noahs Ark on Ma Wan Island which is an evangelical theme park is a must do.

Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off tour

The Red Route which travels through the north from Causeway Bay to Sheung Wan is called the Hong Kong Island Tour.

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The Blue route covers the central Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei is also called the Kowloon Tour.

The Green Route covers the southern portion of Hong Kong island which includes Aberdeen, Ocean park, Repulse Bay and Stanley Market.

Ocean park Hong Kong is a marine theme park with mammals like polar penguins, koalas, wallabies, sharks, seals, foxes, pandas, dolphins, walrus, golden monkeys, salamanders, alligators and what not in their natural habitat. It houses hair raising high speeding rides which are a must try.

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Hong Kong Maritime Museum on Central Pier 8 is an out-and-out maritime center with exhibits, informative panels and interactive 3D displays of the maritime heritage and maritime routes, maritime radar readings, exploration and warfare. A walk to the pier via Man Yiu Street is the easiest way to reach there.

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Hong Kong Disneyland This theme park In Penny’s Bay on Lantau island is a world of Disneyland with an Asian touch.

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Sky 100 Hong Kong Indoor Observation Deck is the highest deck 393 meters above sea level can be reached via International Commerce centre in the metal zone on the second floor in downtown area in Kowloon with 360 degree spectacular and interrupted views of Hong Kong island, Kowloon and Victoria Harbor. The high end telescopes and the high speed lifts offer a great view of the Peninsula and the skyline. Photos can be taken in the booth with 3D effects and Augmented Reality technology. The easiest way to reach is via MTR Kowloon Station.

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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong houses the life like wax figures.

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Tian Tan Buddha or Big Buddha in the Po Lin Monastery is a must visit. The mighty Big Buddha is 34-meters tall with 268 steps. It is the biggest Buddha bronze statue and other Bodhisattva statues with the views of South China sea. The easiest route to reach this place is to take the Ngong Ping Cable Car. The Lantau walking trail is a must do.

Hong Kong street markets

Stanley Market
is expensive yet the kind of worth spending open air market popular for Asian Arts,  Calligraphy, chopsticks, Hong Kong themed souvenirs, Chinese Linen and chess sets.

Ladies Market in the Mong Kok in Kowloon on Tung Choi street is the most famous market for cheap shopping and the best of fake brands.

The Temple Street Night market sells wide range of second hand electronic items. There are also palm readers, fortune tellers and Cantonese karaoke artists. Dai Pai Dongs, curried octopus tentacles are must eats.

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Cat Street is a hub for antiques and is a consolidated junk market for kitsch collection on Lascar Row in Sheung Wan. Hollywood road is a must visit where you can shop for the best of Chinese contemporary art.

Wan Chai Street market is the biggest outdoor market to shop at affordable prices.

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Costume Market is a party market in Wing-wo Street Central with options of costumes for soiree, masquerades and accessories. Causeway bay is a shoppers paradise with fashion retailers around Fashion Walk Area. It is the nearest to MTR station.

Mongwok Market is the best to shop for articles made from jade. and Central Market is the paradise for high street fashion.

Hong Kong Nightlife

The entertainment spots in the Central Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon are endless.

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The nightlife of Hong Kong beats in Wanchai and Lan Kwai Fong. Apart from that a luxury night cruise over Victoria Harbor. These districts boast of the trendiest Hong Kong night life. Acrobat and Cantonese Opera are must see. Hong Kong night tours is well recommended. Aberdeen Harbor and Promenade is a must visit for its floating structures,Sampan ride and contrasting vistas of being a quaint floating village and metropolis.

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  1. That photo of the nigh market seen from above is breathtaking! I would go to Hong Kong for the markets and the food. I guess there is plenty to do between meals! I have been wanting to visit the city for a long time.

  2. I’ve always wanted to go to Hong Kong, I’m somewhat afraid though. I feel that I would get lost and I wouldn’t know where to go. The scenery looks pretty cool though.

  3. I’ve actually gone to HK on numerous occasions to visit family there. I love how your list is well-organized and well-thought out! Great job on putting it together – I think it’s a great list for the first timers in HK!

  4. Wow, Hong Kong is so beautiful! So many interesting places to see. I can’t wait to visit and experience it!

  5. I’ve transited through Hong Kong a number of times but never left the airport. I have to explore this city!

  6. I have to go to HK now! Wow you really convinced me with this beautiful post. Thanks

  7. I want to visit Hong Kong so much and do all of this! The night market looks especially fun, especially if they involve food. Perhaps we’ll be able to make a quick stop there while we are on our trip through Asia.

  8. Hong-Kong sounds like an amazing city! A friend of mine lived there and loved it! I would love to visit Ocean Park!

  9. Hong Kong looks like so much fun!! Definitely adding to my Travel list!

  10. This post was so fun to read! I love your photos and I hope to visit HK one day! xo

  11. I grew up in Hong Kong and I can vouch for how great this guide is! And all these photos are making me miss home so much. Thanks for sharing xx

  12. Such a bright and vibrant city. Looks like there is loads to do and explore.

  13. Well, I’ve been to Hong Kong twice and both times hadn’t exactly been the best experiences~ I guess partly it’s because I’m not a fan of night life and drinking nor shopping! More a nature trekking person~

  14. This is great! Honestly don’t know much about Hong kong. I wouldn’t know the hotspots if I went there. Thanks for this.

  15. I have heard so much about Hong Kong. They say it’s a classy city. From these pictures then the stories are true. Would love to visit some day.

  16. Hong Kong is on my travel bucket list. The city looks like it is somewhere you can go to to have a fun time. I would love to see this in person.

  17. hong kong looks amazing!! i’ve heard so many incredible things about the place, i’ve got to go!

  18. Hong Kong is such a massive city, it looks incredible and jammed pack with lots of attractions both day and night. I would love to visit the ocean park and street markets.

  19. Jessica Barnett : September 5, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    You know Hong Kong is one of the top places id love to visit! Thanks for the great photos!

  20. Just gorgeous photos! Really stunning! Hong Kong is defiantly on my bucket list.

  21. I’ve read and heard a lot about Hong Kong. It is really a beautiful city with so much to see and do. Your pictures truly are doing justice to the city’s beauty and charm. It’s on my bucket list. Love to visit soon.

  22. I think that will definitely be our next vacation spot. It looks absolutely beautiful.

  23. Hong Kong seems super intimidating. New language, busy streets, etc. You make it seem easy-peasy!

  24. Sue Tanya McHorgh : September 6, 2017 at 2:51 pm

    I didn’t know they had a Disney Land theme park in Hong Kong. Hong Kong looks like fun. I would love to visit one day.

  25. What a spectacular view of Hong Kong! I love all of your photos and it looks like you had an amazing time.
    My sister has been to Hong Kong several times, and I’ve had Disney Hong Kong and HK itself, on my bucket list for the last few years.

  26. My SIL’s family was just here, and we literally were just talking about going to HK. Hubby has been once a long time ago, but I never have. I’d LOVE to take my family while the boys are still willing to go with us 🙂 The food, the sights, the shopping…amazing!

  27. Wow there are a lot of must dos in Hong Kong! The giant buddha perched on the mountain would be at the top of my list I think, closely followed by the night markets for some yummy street food!

  28. We finally visited for the first time in January having been wanting to go for decades! We had a week there but still didn’t see everything we wanted to, so we’ll definitely be going back again. So I’m bookmarking this for next time! Especially some additional markets, we visited lots but want to see more in your list!

  29. I love Hong Kong and I have been wanting to go back for years now. Your post definitely makes me want to jump back on that plane and head there, especially with your photos. I love the looks of that Wan Chai Street market I could spend hours there wandering around exploring.

  30. I lived in Hong Kong for a little bit (in Sheung Wan) and loved the street markets. The nightlife is unique and can be a little overwhelming at times, but definitely, think it’s something worth experiencing. I need to visit Ocean Park next time I go back 🙂

  31. I would love to check out the night market there. Nothing like being able to experience the night life of another place to see the similarities and the differences.

  32. Hong Kong is a vibrant place throbbing with vitality. There is so much to see and do. The big bus hop on hop off tours are very convenient. We made use of these buses to visit many of the landmarks of Hong Kong and had a great time.

  33. Hongkong is a must visit place, and your review surely helps a lot of traveler.
    It is amazing that to read reviews like this with realistic pictures, it makes you feel you visited the place.

  34. I love this! Hong Kong will always hold a special place in my heart as it was the first place I ever visited solo. These are all such lovely suggestions and it’s extremely helpful for those keen on heading there soon. Makes me want to go back!

  35. Claire Summers : September 8, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Hong Kong looks amazing. That picture of the big Buddha is out of this world! I really must make visiting Hong Kong a priority!

  36. I tend to get slightly anxious in big cities and Hong Kong seems like the ultimate test! I do really want to visit Disney though so I will have to trek through the city!

  37. I am planning a trip to Hong Kong soon, maybe next summer! I am keeping this post as a reminder of all the things I have to see.

  38. Hong Kong is beautiful! It was great seeing it from your point of view.

  39. Such a beautiful place. Oddly, I’ve never thought about putting Hong Kong on my “bucket list”. The more I see of it on the internet, I’m beginning to grow an interest. Great info, you’ve posted!

  40. That is it. I am packing a suitcase and going to Hong Kong! Lol :). Great post!!!

  41. Wow, Hong Kong looks just amazing! I would love to see it! Especially the temple street night market! 😀

  42. I am absolutely dying to go to hong kong and it seems like somewhere completely different to anywhere that I’ve ever been.

  43. Oh, wow! Hong Kong looks and sounds so wonderful. I would really like to see Ocean park! And Tian Tan Buddha is definitely a bucket list item!

  44. Hong Kong looks amazing, your photo’s are stunning! I’d love to see the Ocean park but there are just so many lovely things to do and see!

  45. We are visiting Hong Kong in two years and I am so excited! I didn’t know about the Ocean park. So this will be added to our Places to Visit list. Thank you!

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