Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Hong Kong is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Hong Kong a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Hong Kong.
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#1 of 17 Art and Culture in Hong Kong | Added 55768 times in trip plans
Ngong Ping Road, Hong Kong
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
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 there, it’s really a photographers delight, considering the high look over the surrounding countryside. Or one can head into the podium, which actua...
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Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Lantau Island is famous because of the Big Buddha (TianTau) that is located here. Right opposite to the Big Buddha lies a beautiful Buddhist monastery named Po Lin Monastery. Tucked amidst the lush greenery of the mountain, this monastery deserves a visit. Located right opposite to the Big Buddha, this monastery is considered as one of the most imp...
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124 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Visit the oldest temple of Hong Kong, built in 1847 and located in the Mid-level area as you move up to the Victoria Peak. The unique fact about this temple is the two idols that are worshipped over here. One is the God of Literature and another is The God of War. For the last hundreds of years, people of Hong Kong revere this temple, especially th...
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105 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
05:00 am - 10:00 pm
The biggest Islamic mosque in Hong Kong, this place of worship is a serene institution that stands as a testimony to Hong Kong’s varied cultures. The building’s pink dome and square structure features four spires. Inside, the structure can comfortably fit 3000 people. As is Islamic tradition, there is a separate women’s prayer hal...
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Tin Hau Temple, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Tin Hau is revered is a Goddess of the Sea, said to overlook the lives of all those with destinies tied to her waters. This isn’t the only temple dedicated to Tin Hau on Hong Kog, but it’s the best one. Visitors rave about the peaceful spirituality of the place, a little fascinating considering it’s placement in the middle of the ...
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Shop No.1 on Level 3 The Peak Galleria 118 Peak Road Hong Kong
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Small on size but big on fun, the Trick Eye Museum is a unique exhibit that lets you feel like kids for a few minutes. The museum has an extensive collection of 3D artwork and paintings that create an optical illusion and warrant many giggles and laughs of the visitors. Step in to click some fun photos that are sure to bring a smile on your face wh...
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5 Chi Lin Dr, Sheung Yuen Leng, Hong Kong
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
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 into a traditional Tang dynasty design. Today, the complex has numerous temple halls, lotus ponds and five storey tall Buddha relics. As you enter the p...
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Tai Po Road - Sha Tin, Hong Kong
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
A steep climb to reach, but efforts are rewarded with over 12,000 Buddhas both outside and inside the temple. It is not an actual monastery as there are no resident monks and is managed by laypersons.
It was built by Yuet Kai, a devout Buddhist layman, built it. There is a pagoda, a hall, two pavilions and a tower in the architectural structur...
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Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong
07:00 am - 05:30 pm
Extremely popular among Feng Shui enthusiasts, this temple’s real claim to fame lies in its reputation as wishing-well. People come from all over to have their fortunes told here, or to thank the temple for wishes that came true. They light worship sticks, kneel before the main altar, make a wish, and shake a bamboo cylinder containing fortun...
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1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Covering an area of about 7,500 square meters, this heritage museum shows the city in a different light. This museum was established under the guidance of Leisure and Cultural Services Department. A visit to this museum will let you know more about the history, art and culture of this city through various interactive programs. Apart from this, the ...
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4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
The oldest surviving Western ecclesiastical building in Hong Kong, the St.John’s cathedral is a sight to behold. Once used as a club for the Japanese during Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, this church has since been restored and rebuilt. The church has played an important role in the history of Hong Kong. This was the site where Reverend Al...
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33 Pak Yan Rd, Hong Kong
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
It’s not unreasonable to have wondered how exactly did all those animals wind spend time in Noah’s ark. Why, with fine dining and luxurious sleeping of course, if the life-sized replica of the Ark, built by a pair of billionaire brothers, is to be believed. The ark is depicted as it would have looked after the flood had abated and the a...
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Che Kung Temple, Ho Chung Rd, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
There is something incredibly peaceful about temples. Besides the spiritual aura and the prayers of hundreds of devotees, Shatian Che Kung Temple holds a sacred piece of history, dating back to 300 years ago. It was made as a desperate attempt to control a rapidly spreading epidemic. Notice the giant statue of Che Kung in the middle of the temple, ...
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5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong
09:00 am - 11:00 pm
“A cultural centre for three million people” – that’s how this City Hall has been described by the people of Hong Kong. It is a multi-purpose cultural complex, built by the community of Hong Kong. This hall opened its doors for public visit in the year 1962. Some of the prominent features of this hall are the Concert Hall, t...
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88 Universal Gate Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The mecca of peace and tranquility in chaotic Hong Kong, Tsz Shan Monastery is a truly one of a kind spiritual experience. The Guanyin statue here is hard to miss, it is one of the highest in the world standing at 76 meters in height. Open to tourists as recently as 2015, the monastery has quickly become a ‘must-see’ attraction in Hong ...