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Top 76 attractions to explore in Hong Kong

One of the most densely populated places in the world, and one of the world's most significant financial centers.

Viewpoints
Monuments
Urban Walks

Modeled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, this avenue located along the Victoria Harbour waterfront honors celebrities of the Hong Kong film industry.

Big Wave Bay Beach & Rock CarvingsBig Wave Bay Beach, Hong Kong
Beaches
Monuments
Surfing Spots

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.

Central Plaza18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Notable Architectures
Skyscrapers

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.

Chi Lin NunneryChi Lin Nunnery, 5 Chi Lin Dr, Sheung Yuen Leng, Hong Kong
Buddhist Temples

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a Buddhist temple and charitable organization in Diamond Hill, Kowloon. Housed in a monastery complex, the nunnery is reminiscent of the Tang Dynasty in its architecture and was built in the 1930s. It is constructed entirely with cypress wood, without the use of any nails, and is currently the world's largest hand-made wooden building.

Choi Hung EstateChoi Hung Estate, Hong Kong
Notable Architectures

The city block that has become famous for its photogenic appearances.

Dr Sun Yat-sen MuseumHong Kong, Mid-Levels, Castle Rd, 7號HK 香港島 中環
Museums

Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum highlights Dr. Sun's intimate connections with Hong Kong so that local citizens and overseas tourists alike will be able to reminisce about the activities of this great influential Chinese statesman.

Dragon's BackDragon's Back, Shek O, Hong Kong
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

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.

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware10號 Cotton Tree Dr, Central, Hong Kong
Museums
Notable Architectures

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.

Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Viewing Decks
Monuments

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.

Golden Bauhinia Square1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Viewing Decks
Monuments

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.

Grass IslandGrass Island, Hong Kong
Beaches
Islands
Boating Spots

Grass Island or Tap Mun is an island in Hong Kong, located in the northeastern part of the territory. Tap Mun is a popular spot for both camping and kite-flying, and also boasts several rocky beaches. Tap Mun is home to a trio of temples, located near the main village, which dates back to the 18th century.

High Island ReservoirHigh Island Reservoir, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Dams

The High Island Reservoir located in the far south eastern part of the Sai Kung Peninsula, was opened in 1978 helping to alleviate water shortage problems in Hong Kong. Its history starts as a result of the water shutdown by mainland China during the Hong Kong 1967 riots, the government responded with the High Island Reservoir.

Hong Kong Cultural CentreL5, Auditoria Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Art Centres
Notable Architectures

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.

Hong Kong DisneylandLantau Island, Hong Kong
Theme Parks

Hong Kong Disneyland is a theme park located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. It is the largest theme park in Hong Kong, followed by Ocean Park Hong Kong. The park consists of seven themed areas: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Museums
Art Galleries

Hong Kong Heritage Museum is a museum located in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, Specialising in history, art and culture such as Cantonese Opera and traditional Chinese art, the Sha Tin museum houses an array of permanent exhibition galleries including an old toy display.

Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley RacecourseWong Nai Chung Rd, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Stadiums
Museums

The Happy Valley Racecourse is one of the two racecourses for horse racing and is a tourist attraction in Hong Kong. It is located in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island. There is a Hong Kong Racing Museum Situated on the second floor of Happy Stand, in Happy Valley Racecourse, represent the HK’s horse racing evolution and history, development of Happy Valley.

Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
Forts
Museums

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.

Hong Kong Museum of History100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Museums

The collections of the museum encompass natural history, archaeology, ethnography, and local history. . Currently, its collection counts over 90,000 historical objects and materials.

Hong Kong ParkCentral, Hong Kong
Parks
Art Centres
Fountains
Memorials

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’.

Hong Kong Science MuseumHong Kong Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong
Museums

The Hong Kong Science Museum is a science museum in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong. About 500 exhibits are displayed in the permanent exhibition area. The most prominent exhibit is the 22-meter-high twin-tower Energy Machine which is the largest of its kind in the world.

Map of attractions in Hong Kong