20 Attractions to Explore Near Victoria Peak
With an elevation of 552 m (1,811 ft), it is the highest hill on Hong Kong island. Offers incredible views of Central, Victoria Harbour, Lamma Island, and the surrounding islands.
Victoria Peak Garden is a Chinese style garden near the summit of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong. The former Mountain Lodge, an alternate residence for the Governor of Hong Kong, was located there, which has since been demolished, but the park remains as an attraction at the Peak.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is a museum exhibiting the wax likenesses of world-famous people. The founder, Madame Tussaud (1761-1850), was an outstanding artist in France, well known all over the world for her wax products. The Hong Kong branch houses nearly 100 wax figures of internationally known personalities, with Asian figures taking up more than a third of the total, of which sixteen were Hong Kongers.
Temple for the worship of the civil or literature god Man Tai and the martial god Mo Tai. The two gods were popularly patronized by scholars and students seeking progress in their study. The temple has a traditional interior with dozens of incense spirals overhead.
PMQ is a historic site containing a grade III listed building, the old Hollywood Road Police Married Quarters, now used as a mixed-use venue for arts and design, in Hong Kong. PMQ promotes local designers, provide a stage for creative happenings and create a place for visitors to experience a creative lifestyle;
Tai Kwun is the Centre for Heritage and Arts, a place of inspiration, stimulation and enjoyment for all Hong Kong people. It is situated in the restored Central Police Station compound, one of the most significant revitalisation projects in Hong Kong, comprising three declared monuments—the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison.
The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is the oldest park in the territory. Built-in 1860. Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens provides a natural environment and atmosphere in the Central District. It is bigger than Hong Kong Park and contains more plants, birds, and facilities.
Western Market is one of the oldest structures in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The current structure was the North Block of the original Western Market. It is the oldest surviving market building in the city. The former South Block was demolished in 1981 and its site is now occupied by the Sheung Wan Complex.
Peak Tram is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. It carries passengers from the first station to the last station in just 7 minutes, Peak Tram is the fastest way to get from Central to The Peak.
Hong Kong Park is an example of modern design and facilities blending with the natural landscapes. The park features an aviary, a greenhouse, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, fountains, lily ponds, playgrounds, a restaurant, and even a marriage registry. The aviary features more than 80 species of birds in a well-designed tropical ‘rainforest’.
Flagstaff House, built-in 1846, is the oldest example of Western-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong. The museum specializes in the collection, study, and display of teaware, including many samples of the Yixing teapot, from the Jiangsu of China, as well as the world's oldest known extant teapot.
The wheel has 42 luxurious gondolas including one VIP Gondola that comfortably seat eight passengers. The area around the wheel includes a plaza for events as well as drinks and snacks.
Central Plaza is a 78-story, 374 m skyscraper located in 18 Harbour Road, Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It is the third tallest tower in the city. Central Plaza was also the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world until it was surpassed by CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou. It also houses the world's highest church inside a skyscraper, Sky City Church.
The square was named after the giant statue of a golden Bauhinia blakeana(Hong Kong Orchid tree). This is where the ceremonies for the handover of Hong Kong and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were held in July 1997.
Hong Kong Cultural Centre sits on the waterfront next to Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Terminus. The design of the center is unique. It looks like a boomerang with a sloping roof, simple and easily recognizable. Hong Kong Cultural Centre is the prime venue for a variety of cultural activities including world-class concerts, operas, dance, drama, theatre, and musical production and exhibitions.
The only remnant of the original site of the former Kowloon Station on the Kowloon-Canton Railway. Built out of red bricks and granite, the Clock Tower peaks at 44 meters and is topped by a 7-meter lightning rod. The top of the tower can be reached by a wooden staircase located within.
The Hong Kong Space Museum is an astronomy and space science museum located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. The building is notable for its hemispherical shape, which contains a planetarium, the only one in Hong Kong. The main facilities of the museum are located in a building next to the planetarium, showcasing information about the Solar System, cosmology, and spaceflight.
Sky100 is a 360-degree indoor observation deck on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre, in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. The deck offers views of Hong Kong Island, Victoria Harbour, the Kowloon Peninsula and Tai Mo Shan in the background. Aside from the view of Hong Kong, Sky100 contains several other attractions including Cafe, virtual reality (VR) attraction, augmented reality photo-taking, and a photo booth.