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About Hong Kong
Hong Kong is truly an international city which blends in the best from the East and West, creating a unique personality. A city of paramount sophistication, Hong Kong sets trends for the world to follow. Hong Kong leads the global resurgence of Chinese culture, and stands at the forefront of an exciting new era where every moment in this exciting city is an unforgettable experience.

Hong Kong offers plenty of options, ranging from a junk cruise to remote islands with century-old Chinese traditions to a breathtaking hike over rolling green hills to stunning white beaches, a trek to charming Chinese fishing villages or a fascinating city tour of art, history and modern museums.

Hong Kong is not just Hong Kong. Hong Kong comprises 235 islands including one with the largest Buddha in the world. There's the Kowloon peninsula teething with shops, temples, markets and restaurants; the New Territories which offers a contrast of scenic beauty and man-made achievements, it's unique gardens and parks bursting with birds, wildlife and plants. Hong Kong offers visitors a motley of options including shopping, swimming, hiking, golfing, sightseeing, dining in world class restaurant, horseracing, within its compact geography.

Victoria Peak
High above Hong Kong Island on the 'back of the Dragon', Victoria Peak is Hong Kong's premier visitor attraction, providing magnificent harbour and city views. Arriving late afternoon enables you to experience the dazzling panorama of Hong Kong Island, the harbour, Kowloon and the hills beyond. Later, you can thrill to the neon-dotted skyline by night. What's more, The Peak offers visitors a multitude of fantastic entertainment, dining and shopping options.

Peak Tram
The best way to get to the top is via the Peak Tram a funicular railway that carves a steep 373-metre swathe up the lush mountainside. The tram has been in operation since 1888, and once competed with sedan chairs as the most popular way up. Try to get seats at the front of the tram on the right-hand side for the journey skyward. The only way to describe the views from this vantage point is "simply awesome".

Ocean Park
Ocean Park is one of Southeast Asia's largest oceanariums and theme parks, and tops the itinerary of many visitors to Hong Kong - especially those with children. You'll need a whole day to see everything. There are funfair rides and dolphin shows, scenic cable cars and sea lions, magnificent shopping, great dining and so much more. The Lowland Gardens are a must-see, featuring the park's most adored attractions - the giant pandas An An and Jia Jia. The animals live happily in a 2,000-square-metre habitat that closely resembles the natural living conditions of giant pandas in the wild. The project provides an excellent opportunity for the public to learn more about this endangered species, the survival problems they face and how they can be saved from extinction. The undersea world is explored at Marine Land. Here visitors journey under water at the Atoll Reef to discover more than 250 kinds and 2,000 fish, including an 80-year-old, 1.8-metre-long giant grouper can be seen. The Atoll Reef also boasts the largest number of Giant Napoleon fish to be found in any aquarium in the world. The young and the young at heart can't wait to jump on Ocean Park's Headland Rides. The Dragon is Hong Kong's largest roller-coaster that flips riders at super high speeds through loops, twists and turns for the ride of a lifetime. The Flying Swing lifts the daring as high as seven metres in a gyrating wave-like motion. Adventure Land is another place for high-octane thrills. You can ride down the Raging River in a boat, navigating through swirling and narrow ravines.

Then test your astronautical skills on the hair-raising Space Wheel. And don't miss out on Mine Train, Ocean Park's newest phenomenal ride with 678 metres of twisting, climbing and dipping exhilaration - definitely not for the faint of heart. It's non-stop excitement as Whiskers, Ocean Park's mascot offers up the latest thrill-a-minute sensation with "Whiskers Wild Ride" an exciting simulated tour by land, sea and air. You won't believe it until you see it and experience the thrill yourself!

Repulse Bay
Primarily a well-to-do residential area, sun-drenched Repulse Bay has a relaxed resort-like atmosphere. The wide, wave-lapped beach is popular with locals and visitors alike and great for sandy strolls - early morning with the waking of another day, when the sun is up and the sunbathers are out in force, or at sunset when all is at peace. As well as sun, sea and sand, there are plenty of diversions nearby. The ornate Life Guard Club is built in a traditional Chinese style, its ceiling decorated with magnificent swirling dragons. The picturesque gardens that lead down to the beach are dominated by towering twin statues of Kwun Yum and Tin Hau, both protectors of fishermen.

The colonial-style, The Repulse Bay, houses designer shops and award-winning restaurants and resembles the luxury hotel that originally occupied the site. This is the ideal place for a romantic dinner under the stars. For something more down-to-earth, several open-air restaurants nearby specialise in the joys of wholesome barbecued food, including the freshest prawns, squid, fish and other seafood. All are cheery hives of activity every night of every week.

Open-Air Markets Yuen Po Street Bird Garden
This delightful garden is the favoured gathering place of Hong Kong's songbird owners, who carry their pets around in intricately carved cages. All manner of beautiful birds can be seen here, as well as a host of traditional bird-keeping paraphernalia. The market is located on Yuen Po Street in Mong Kok. Flower Market One of Hong Kong's most colourful street markets, the Flower Market is a jungle of exotic blossoms, luck-bringing houseplants and sweet scents. You'll find this botanical treat on Flower Market Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon.

Goldfish Market
Aquariums bring luck and natural beauty to many living rooms in Hong Kong. This specialist market is the preferred source for goldfish of every shape and hue, as well as tanks and aquatic ornaments. Head for Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon.

How to get there:
1. Take MTR to Prince Edward station (Exit B1) walk along Prince Edward Road West towards the direction of railway station for about 15 mins. 2. Take KCR to Mong Kok station (Grand Century Place Exit) follow the signs walk to Bute Street.

Jade Market
Collectors and jade lovers gather at this unique market, where small stalls display everything from rare and valuable jade carvings to small and inexpensive trinkets. They make great gifts for friends and loved ones. If you are purchasing jade of significant value, it is advisable to go with someone who is an expert. You'll find the Jade Market at the junction of Kansu and Battery streets in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon.

Temple Street Night Market
Hong Kong's most famous open-air market opens at 2:00pm but really comes to life at dusk, with a bustling array of stalls selling everything from watches and leatherware to clothing and souvenirs. Other attractions include fortune-tellers and occasionally, Cantonese opera singers. Temple Street is in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon.

Ladies' Market
Kowloon's most popular day-long street market is devoted to anyone with an eye for bargain-priced clothing, toys, cosmetics and household knick-knacks. The stalls making up this enjoyable market can be found on Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon.

How to get there:
Take MTR to Jordan Station (Exit C2), walk about for 2 mins.

Stanley Market
The historic fishing lanes of Stanley on Hong Kong Island's picturesque southern coast are jam-packed with vendors selling Chinese artwork, silk collectibles, clothing and curios a plenty. This most adored of all Hong Kong's open-air shopping options is on Stanley Market Road.

How to get there:
1. Take bus no.6, 6A, 6X, 66 or 260 from Central (Exchange Square) Bus Terminus.
2. Take MTR to Causeway Bay station (Exit B) walk to Tang Lung Street then take green minibus no.40.
3. Take bus no.973 at Tsim Sha Tsui East Bus Terminus or Canton Road outside Silvercord Centre.
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