The Best Things To Do in Hong Kong

Dynamic in its setting and culturally exuberant Hong Kong is, without a doubt, one of the exciting places to visit in Asia and in the world. Being one of the most densely populated places on the Earth, Hong Kong is equally populated by a huge list of attractions. From traditional temples to road-side markets to brightly lit skyscrapers to mouth-watering delicacies, you have it all in Hong Kong. And there are plenty of things to do in Hong Kong, some of the best things to do are as follows: Ride on the Peak Tram to the top of The Peak Tower to admire the beauty of Hong Kong, take your kids and family to the famous Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park, explore the Buddhist attractions of Tian Tan Buddha, Chi Lin Nunnery, Ten Thousand Buddha's Monastery, and Po Lin Monastery, go on a shopping spree in the places of Mong Kok, Temple Street Night Market, Wan Chai, and Sham Shui Po, hike the popular Dragon's Back Hiking Trail, and take a trip to the pristine Lamma Island and Cheung Chau Island. To cover most of the attractions and to get the best out of Hong Kong a minimum of 3 days stay is recommended.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Must see places in Hong Kong ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Hong Kong and point of interests to visit.

  1. Victoria Peak

    # 1 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 15194 times in trip plans
    Victoria Peak

    Tags: Garden, Observation Deck, Bird Watching

    Address: Victoria Peak, Central, Hong Kong

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Hear ye, hear ye, all bird lovers. The Victoria Peak in Hong Kong is an avian heaven, so bring your cameras and catch those Black Kites and butterflies in action. Not a bird watcher? Watch the city in...Read more

  2. Hong Kong Disneyland

    # 2 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 14096 times in trip plans
    Hong Kong Disneyland

    Tags: Amusement Park, Theme Park, Food And Drinks, Entertainment

    Address: Lantau Island, Park Promenade, Hong Kong

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    What can we say about Disneyland that everybody hasn’t heard a thousand times before? This edition is located on reclaimed land, and during construction, was injected with a good deal of cultura...Read more

  3. Star Ferry

    # 3 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 12937 times in trip plans
    Star Ferry

    Tags: Boating, Harbour

    Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    If you are in Hong Kong, a trip on the Star Ferry isn’t to be missed. This iconic transport, founded by the Indian Parsee opium businessman Dorabjee Naraojee Mithaiwala, has been ferrying people...Read more

  4. Tian Tan Buddha

    # 4 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 6206 times in trip plans
    Tian Tan Buddha

    Tags: Religious Site, Walking Area, Statue, Cable Car

    Address: Ngong Ping Road, Hong Kong ‎

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This relatively young giant idol of Lord Gautama is the biggest outdoor Buddha, and possibly the only computerized one (the bell inside the Buddha is struck electronically, 108 times a day). From ther...Read more

  5. Ocean Park

    # 5 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 8537 times in trip plans
    Ocean Park

    Tags: Theme Park, Entertainment, Rides

    Address: 180 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Hong Kong

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Ocean Park is the big daddy of marine themed park. Ranked among the 50 most visited destinations in the world by Forbes, it plays host to almost seven million visitors annually – which indicates...Read more

  6. Hong Kong Tramways

    # 6 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 8883 times in trip plans
    Hong Kong Tramways

    Tags: Cable Car

    Address: Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District, Hong Kong, China

    Trams are by far the best way to explore Hong Kong. These little carriages run across the island, giving a tour of the entire city. Today, this mode of transportation stands not merely as the necessit...Read more

  7. Victoria Harbour

    # 7 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 11208 times in trip plans
    Victoria Harbour

    Tags: Water Body, Harbour

    Address: Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hong Kong owes much of it’s history to Victoria Harbour, a natural landform harbor. Even before the British began to fight for possession of the harbour, the waters here had significant recreati...Read more

  8. Ngong Ping Cable Car

    # 8 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 6437 times in trip plans
    Ngong Ping Cable Car

    Tags: Entertainment, Cable Car

    Address: Tat Tung Rd, Hong Kong

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Ngong Ping Cable Car is one of Hong Kong’s premier attractions. If you’re in town for a few days it really shouldn’t be missed. The cable car offers the breathtaking views over t...Read more

  9. Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront

    # 9 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 8575 times in trip plans
    Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront

    Tags: Waterfront

    Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    Take a camera with you and visit at Sunset for incredible photo opportunities of the Central Hong Kong skyline across the water. Let the Golden Mile (Nathan Road) inflame your senses with its sights a...Read more

  10. Peak Tram

    # 10 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 5732 times in trip plans
    Peak Tram

    Tags: Train Ride

    Address: 1 Lugard Rd, Hong Kong

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The best and most enjoyable way to reach The Peak Tower is via the Peak Tram, one of Hong Kong's oldest forms of transportation. This is the only way to experience the beauty of Hong Kong’s natu...Read more

  11. Hong Kong Museum Of History

    # 11 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 3991 times in trip plans
    Hong Kong Museum Of History

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: 100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    For a whistle-stop overview of the territory’s archaeology, natural history, ethnography and local history, this museum is worth a visit, not only to learn more about the subject but also to und...Read more

  12. Nan Lian Garden

    # 12 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 4139 times in trip plans
    Nan Lian Garden

    Tags: Water Body, Garden, Hill

    Address: 60 Fung Tak Rd, Ha Yuen Leng, Diamond Hill, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Located in the Diamond Hill of Kowloon, this beautiful Chinese classical garden is the perfect destination to escape from the chaotic streets of the city. Its architectural style follows the designs o...Read more

  13. Chi Lin Nunnery

    # 13 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 2297 times in trip plans
    Chi Lin Nunnery

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture , Hall

    Address: 5 Chi Lin Dr, Sheung Yuen Leng, Hong Kong

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Covering nearly 33000 square meters area of land, this large Buddhist temple complex is surely a must visit place in Hong Kong. This nunnery was first built in 1934. Later in 1990, it was renovated in...Read more

  14. Hong Kong Park

    # 14 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 4536 times in trip plans
    Hong Kong Park

    Tags: Park, Play Ground, Restaurant, Fountain

    Address: 19 Cotton Tree Dr, Central, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Covering nearly 8 hectares of land, this park is an ideal example of a fine blend of natural landscapes and modern architectural design. Inside the park, visitors will find attractions like a greenhou...Read more

  15. Ladies Market

    # 15 of 1789 Things To Do in Hong Kong | Added 5367 times in trip plans
    Ladies Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: Tung Choi Street, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 09:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Do not bring a kid here; there’s no way you’ll be able to mind one while haggling with the sellers. This is a street for some bargain shopping, where the world bargain is to be taken very ...Read more

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