76 attractions you should visit in Hong Kong - With photos & details

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Hong Kong Space Museum10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Museums
Planetariums

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.

Hong Kong TrailAberdeen Reservoir Rd, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

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.

Geological Formations

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 ParkWetland Park Rd, Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong
Outdoors- Other
National Parks

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.

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens Albany Rd, Central, Hong Kong
Zoos
Parks
Botanical Gardens

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.

Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau BridgeChek Lap Kok Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Bridges

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.

Inspiration LakeInspiration Lake, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Parks
Boating Spots

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 GardenLam Kam Rd, Tai Po, Hong Kong
Wildlife Sanctuaries
Botanical Gardens

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.

Kowloon ParkKowloon Park Sports Centre, Austin Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Parks
Plantations
Museums
Sculptures

Located in the central zone of Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong, Kowloon Park is one of the largest parks in Kowloon, covering an area of about 13.5 hectares (about 33 acres). It is said to be the 'green lung' in the centre of city.

Kowloon PeakHong Kong, Clear Water Bay, Unnamed Road
Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes
Cliffs

It is the tallest mountain in Kowloon and is crossed by both the Wilson Trail and the MacLehose Trail. The summit offers a wonderful view of Kowloon city and the well-known Suicide Cliff.

Kowloon Walled City ParkKowloon City, Hong Kong
Parks
Sculptures

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.

Lamma IslandLamma Island, Hong Kong
Islands

Lamma Island is located to the southwest of Hong Kong Island. It is the third-largest island of Hong Kong, with an area of 13.55 square kilometers. Beaches along Lamma's south-facing edge include Yung Shue Ha Beach and Sham Wan.

Lan Kwai FongCentral, Hong Kong
Bar/ Pubs
Urban Walks

A popular location in Hong Kong for drinking, clubbing, and dining.

Lantau PeakLantau Peak, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes

The Lantau Peak hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in Hong Kong taking you to the Lantau Peak summit, which is the second-highest point in Hong Kong. It is most famous for the sunrise scenery viewed from the summit.

Lantau Trail Lantau Trail Sec. 1, Mui Wo, Hong Kong
Viewpoints
2-5 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Lantau Trail opened on 4 December 1984, is a long-distance footpath on Lantau Island in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The 70 kilometers (43 mi) trail is a loop starting and finishing in Mui Wo

Lion RockLion Rock, Hong Kong
Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks
Rock Formations

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.

Long Ke Wan beach and CampsiteHong Kong, Sai Kung, 浪茄灣營地
Beaches

Long Ke Wan beach and Campsite is located in the southeastern part of Sai Kung Peninsula, north of the East Dam of High Island Reservoir, and within the Sai Kung East Country Park.

Madame Tussauds Hong KongShop P101, The Peak Tower, No, 128 Peak Rd, The Peak, Hong Kong
Museums
Art Galleries

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.

Man Mo TempleMan Mo Temple, Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Buddhist Temples

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.

Murray HouseMurray House, Stanley, Hong Kong
Iconic Buildings
Museums

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.

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