Victoria Peak

Hong Kong Island

Few panoramas in the world match the one from Victoria Peak anytime of the day but particularly at sundown as lights in Victoria Harbor and the city begin to...

  • Neighborhood
  • Walking
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Museum
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Happy Valley Racecourse

Happy Valley

The British started racing horses at Happy Valley in 1845. The Hong Kong Jockey Club still holds races there September through July on Wednesday evenings and some...

  • Sports
  • Museum
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical

Middle Bay Beach

Repulse Bay

Middle Bay Beach, on a small bay next to the iconic Repulse Bay, is the most popular gay beach in Hong Kong for both locals and tourists. To get the quiet,...

  • Public beach

Shek O

Shek O

Shek O Beach is Hong Kong's most complete beach - an expanse of sand that can accommodate as many as 4,000 on a weekend, gently rolling waves, lifeguards, shark...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Food & drink

Stanley Main Beach

Stanley

Stanley Main Beach, on the eastern side of the peninsula where Stanley is located, has excellent swimming and windsurfing conditions and hosts the Stanley Dragon...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure

Stanley Market

Stanley

Stanley Market, on the far side of the island from Central, is a not-to-miss experience in shopping and sightseeing. The bustling street market has stalls and small...

  • Market

Yuen Po Street Bird Garden

Mong Kok

The Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, built in the style of traditional Chinese courtyards, has about 100 stalls selling caged song birds and everything it takes to...

  • Cultural & Historical

Lan Kwai Fong

Mid-Levels

Lan Kwai Fong, a favorite with ex-pats, is a neighborhood of more than 100 bars, clubs, restaurants and shops, which was a garbage dump until 1977 when an...

  • Neighborhood

Cheung Sha Beach

Lantau Island

The Cheung Sha beach, divided into upper and lower, is one of several inviting seaside destinations along the southern coast of Landau Island. With shark-netting and...

  • Public beach
  • Food & drink
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Water sport & adventure
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Kowloon Park

Tsim Sha Tsui

Kowloon Park is a green retreat in what was once an army fortress. Highlights include a sculpture walk, a two-tier lotus pond where turtles bask and a 200-meter...

  • Performing arts
  • Park
  • Cultural & Historical

Nathan Road

Kowloon

Because of its hotels, restaurants and shops, Nathan Road is known as the "Golden Mile" although it stretches twice that distance through Kowloon to Boundary Road....

  • Walking
  • Neighborhood
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical

Disneyland

Lantau Island

Opened in 2005, Disneyland Hong Kong is small compared to other Disney parks around the world, but it still has familiar cartoon characters dancing and signing along...

  • Amusement Park

Fireflies Watching (Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve)

Tai Po Kau

Hong Kong has more than 20 species of fireflies, most of which can be observed at Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve. The peak viewing is May - August, but the breeding...

  • Night tour
  • Walking
  • Eco Tourism

10,000 Buddhas Monastery

New Territories

No monks live at 10,000 Buddhas Monastery, which is maintained by lay people, but the mid-20th-century complex has at least 10,000 Buddhas, including dozens of...

  • Art
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Aberdeen Fishing Village

Aberdeen Harbour

Old-fashioned junks, sampans and house boats of the sea-faring Tanka people make up photo-op Aberdeen Village which floats in the harbor where the first foreigners...

  • Neighborhood
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical

Avenue of the Stars

Tsim Sha Tsui

Like Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Hong Kong's Avenue of Stars has plaques honoring celebrities embedded in the sidewalk, but the walkway here is a dramatic promenade...

  • Walking
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Cinema

Big Wave Beach

Shek O

Expat surfers discovered Big Wave Beach, Hong Kong's officially recognized surfing beach, in the 1970s. Consistent wind swells attract a local crowd on the weekends,...

  • Public beach
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Water sport & adventure

Cat Street Gallery

Sheung Wan

Established in 2006 on Hollywood Road, Cat Street Gallery specializes in contemporary and modern art by local and international artists, emerging and established. In

  • Art

Cat Street Market

Sheung Wan

Just off Hollywood Road, Cat Street or Upper Lascar Row is known for its flea market, left over from the days when this chic section of Hong Kong was a slum. For...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Chan Chee Kee Cutlery

Kowloon

Head to Shanghai Street if you're in the market for cleavers, woks, chopping boards or other essentials of Chinese cooking. The best known among the many cookware...

  • Specialty Shop

Che Kung Temple

Sha Tin

The original Che Kung Temple, celebrating a 13th century military commander who became revered as a god, was built around 300 years ago. Crowds at the Che Kung...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Cheung Chau Windsurf Beach

Cheung Chau Island, 10 kilometers (6 miles) southwest of Hong Kong, is shaped like a barbell and has several beaches. The one on East Bay is bordered by cheap hotels...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure

Chi Lin Nunnery

Kowloon

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a 20th century Buddhist temple complex done up in Tang dynasty style, the only example of the architecture in Hong Kong. Covering an area of...

  • Park
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Architecture

Chinese Arts and Crafts

Central

Around since 1959, Chinese Arts and Crafts is where Hillary Clinton and Margaret Thatcher went when they shopped for jewelry and high-end Chinese arts, crafts and...

  • Specialty Shop
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Chung King Mansions

Tsim Sha Tsui

Chung King Mansions was built in 1961 as a five-tower residential complex with a separate elevator in each block, but now it's known for curry restaurants, African...

  • Neighborhood

Deep Water Bay

Repulse Bay

Deep Water Bay is a popular sandy beach close to Repulse Bay and about 30 minutes by bus (6X or 260) from Central Exchange Square. Popular with locals, it's right by...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Food & drink

Design Gallery

Wan Chai

The Design Gallery, established by the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council, showcases what's new in Chinese products from consumer electronics to housewares to...

  • Specialty Shop

Duk Ling Boat Tour

Tsim Sha Tsui

The Duc Ling ("Clever Duck") is an authentic fishing junk turned tour boat and a familiar sight in Hong Kong harbor festivals. The Hong Kong Tourist Board sponsored...

  • City Tour
  • Water fun

Elements

Tsim Sha Tsui

Elements is a luxury shopping mall designed by Benoy around the five Chinese elements of wood, water, fire, earth and metal. It's on top of the MTR Kowloon and...

  • Commercial Center
  • Fun & games
  • Food & drink
  • Cinema
  • Architecture

Fruits in Suits (FinS)

Around Town

Established in 2004, FinS is a informal LGBTQ professional networking group that meets for drinks and fellowship after work the third Tuesday of every month except...

  • Other
  • Food & drink