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.
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.
It is a 50-kilometer walking route which passes through the five country parks on Hong Kong island. The trail offers a wide variety of terrain -- it can be steep at some parts, flat at others, with both gradual ascents and descents. The trail takes a very indirect route; termination points Victoria Peak and Big Wave Bay are less than 11km apart.
The Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark is a single entity and comprises of the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region and Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region, which showcase the important geological themes of igneous rocks and sedimentary rocks respectively.
Hong Kong Wetland Park is a world-class ecotourism park, located at the northern part of Tin Shui Wai, in Yuen Long. The park is also home to an impressive cast of wildlife, including birds, butterflies, dragonflies, amphibians, reptiles, and fish.
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.
The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is a 55-kilometre bridge–tunnel system consisting of a series of three cable-stayed bridges, an undersea tunnel, and four artificial islands. It is both the longest sea crossing and the longest open-sea fixed link on earth.
The Inspiration Lake is a 12-hectare artificial lake located in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. The artificial lake of 12 hectares features water cascade, water jets, and aquatic plants. Along with a 1500 m jogging trail emanating from the boat renting center and extending around the lake, there are fitness stations, gazebos and a bridge overlooking a small, picturesque waterfall.
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden were originally set up to aid poor farmers in the New Territories in Hong Kong. It later shifted its focus to promote biodiversity conservation in Hong Kong and south China, and greater environmental awareness. Now it is managed to integrate nature conservation, including a rescue and rehabilitation program for native animals.
The Kowloon Walled City Park is designed as a Jiangnan garden of the early Qing dynasty. The park, 31,000 square meters (7.66 acres) in total, is divided into eight theme zones with their own characteristic scenery, matching with the style of the whole park.
The Lion Rock hike in Hong Kong is one of the most popular trails in the region with an epic viewpoint over Kowloon all the way to Hong Kong Central. The peak consists of granite covered sparsely by shrubs. The Kowloon granite, which includes Lion Rock, is estimated to be around 140 million years old.
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.
Map of attractions in Hong Kong