Russian tourists, accustomed to the beaches of Turkey and Egypt, are not frequent visitors to Asian countries. Many of our compatriots do not even suspect how interesting and exciting a trip to Hong Kong can be - a unique and ultra-modern city that was once a British colony and combines the features of Europe and Asia.
Popular attractions in Hong Kong
This city has a huge number of interesting places, a visit to which will leave a lot of pleasant emotions and memories. First of all, it is
- stunning theme parks;
- islands near the city;
- picturesque city gardens;
- stunning Buddhist monasteries;
- famous Hong Kong temples.
Hong Kong is a distinctive city that has never become “finally Chinese”. The city can be easily reached by ferry that regularly departs from Macau China. Tourists who choose a vacation in Hong Kong are often interested in the religious essence and historical past of China. Therefore, the primary tourist destination for most vacationers is the stunning Taoist temple of Wang Tai Hsing, which has become a standard item on any Hong Kong excursion menu.
The most frequent guests of the temple are people who seek to know their immediate or distant future with the help of local predictors. Many tourists come here just to admire the amazing architecture of the temple, to witness the curious religious ceremonies of the East and to buy candles with all kinds of incense aromas.
Educational trips to the islands near Hong Kong are favorite excursion programs in the daily routine of most visitors to the stunning city. Tourists who want to spend time in silence and dream of being in harmony with stunning nature, go to the small but long island of Cheng Chau. Here you can admire the unimaginable beauty of local temples and take part in the exciting bun festival held in spring.
The picturesque island of Lamma is no less popular among the many visitors to Hong Kong. On a fine summer day, here you can relax under the gentle sun and even swim in the local warm sea, which is incredibly clean. And the nature here is so beautiful that it does not hide its splendor even on a gloomy cloudy day.
Young tourists, along with their parents, will be delighted with visiting the stunning parks of Hong Kong, among which Disneyland and Ocean Park occupy a special place. And if the first is not much different from traditional theme parks in honor of Disney characters, of which there are many in the world, the second deserves special attention.
Ocean Park combines a wide variety of types of entertainment. Here you can ride on numerous themed rides, and admire various exotic animals and birds, and visit the magnificent Big Aquarium filled with a wide variety of inhabitants: from adorable dolphins to ferocious sharks.
Do not neglect the traditional sightseeing tours around the city, because they are also fraught with a lot of interesting things. Typically, they include visits to the city's stunning gardens, unique Buddhist monasteries, and the city's main attractions.
Bus and walking tours in Hong Kong are always held in high esteem by many visitors to the stunning city. In tourist circles, it is always interesting to visit Victoria Peak - the highest mountain in Hong Kong. The reason for this is simple: it offers fantastic views of the city and part of the adjacent islands, which is especially magnificent in the evening, when the city shimmers with a million colored lights.
Any of the excursions offered by Hong Kong, regardless of the route and duration, will acquaint tourists with the most amazing places in the city and will leave only positive impressions and emotions. Many travelers who have visited Hong Kong dream of enjoying their favorite places again.