Top Historical Places in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Historical Places in Hong Kong - Witness the History of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Hong Kong one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Hong Kong is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Hong Kong or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Hong Kong. Explore the historical monuments of Hong Kong with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Hong Kong guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Hong Kong page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Hong Kong

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Hong Kong.

  • Tian Tan Buddha

    #1 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    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

  • Chi Lin Nunnery

    #2 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    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

  • Temple Street Night Market

    #3 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    Temple Street Night Market

    Tags: Market, Street Market, Streets

    Address: Kansu Street and Jordan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Temple street night market is the place for you if you love antiques. It is one of the busiest and liveliest places in Hong Kong located in the areas of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon. As you walk d...Read more

  • Nathan Road

    #4 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    Nathan Road

    Tags: Waterfront, Shopping Center, Neighborhoods , Streets

    Address: Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Nathan Road is the oldest road in Kowloon, starts just below Boundary Street in Mongkok and continues all the way to TsimShaTsui's waterfront. Residents thought it was a foolish idea that would create...Read more

  • Avenue Of Stars

    #5 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    Avenue Of Stars

    Tags: Waterfront, Walking Area, Statue

    Address: No.20 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Yet another site to catch the Symphony of Lights from. The avenue itself isn’t that impressive, but it’s a great place to socialize. Local pour into the place in the evening for a good tim...Read more

  • Soho

    #6 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong

    Tags: Club, Pubs, Shopping Center, Neighborhoods

    Address: Central, Hong Kong

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The uber chic neighborhood of Soho is just what you need after the end of a long day of sightseeing. The city’s most happening nightlife epicenter, this is where you go if you want to let your h...Read more

  • Hong Kong Space Museum

    #7 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Space Museum

    Tags: Tour, Planetarium , Specialty Shop, Specialty Museum

    Address: 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong


    When you walk along the seaside of Tsim Sha Tsui, this uniquely egg-shaped museum is bound to catch your attention. This popular museum is known as Hong Kong Space Museum. A visit to this museum will ...Read more

  • Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre

    #8 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre

    Tags: Restaurant, Theatre, Convention Center, Exhibition

    Address: 1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong


    Apart from the huge variety of events it hosts, the HKCEC is known for its brilliant architecture that was one of its kind when it was constructed. Much has been said about its glass curtain and alumi...Read more

  • St. John's Cathedral

    #9 of 16 Historical Things To Do in Hong Kong
    St. John's Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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, thi...Read more

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