Dragon's Back - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Dragon's Back
The Dragon's Back is a mountain ridge in southeastern Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong that passes through Shek O Peak. It lies within the Shek O Country Park. In 2019, the Dragon's Back Trail was selected by CNN as one of the world's 23 best trails. Dragon's Back is part of Stage 8 of the Hong Kong Trail.
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Attractions Near Dragon's Back
Big Wave Bay Beach & Rock Carvings
1.15km from Dragon's Back
Big Wave Bay has a beach popular among surfers located on the eastern end of Hong Kong Island. It is also the site of a prehistoric rock carving, which is a declared monument.
3.8km from Dragon's Back
Stanley Market is located in Stanley on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The street is a typical example of a traditional old open-air market in Hong Kong and has since become a major tourist attraction, well known for its bargains.
4.04km from Dragon's Back
Murray House is an iconic Victorian-era building in Stanley, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Maritime Museum was established on the ground floor of Murray House in 2005. It is now home to restaurants and shops.
4.1km from Dragon's Back
The Wilson Trail is a 78-kilometer long-distance footpath in Hong Kong, 63 km of which runs through Hong Kong country parks. It was named after David Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, who was Governor of Hong Kong from 1987 to 1992. The trail is aligned north-south and runs from Stanley, in the south of Hong Kong Island to Nam Chung, in the northeastern New Territories
Tung Lung Chau
4.93km from Dragon's Back
Tung Lung Chau is an island located off the tip of the Clear Water Bay Peninsula in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The island has an area of 2.42 square kilometers. The highest point of the island is at Nam Tong Peak, at an altitude of 250m.
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
5.05km from Dragon's Back
The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence is a museum in Hong Kong, located in a former coastal defense fort on Hong Kong Island. An exhibition entitled "600 years of Coastal Defence" is held permanently in the museum, which tells the story of the defense of the Hong Kong coastline from the time of the Ming Dynasty, through the First and Second Opium Wars and the Battle of Hong Kong, through to today.