Posted: 2004-10-04 03:32:00
The best Sightseeing in Hong Kong
1 day in HK Island.
Start from Hong Kong Park, after Man Mo temple; take funicular for Victoria Peak (amazing panorama), and then go to Repulse Bay Beach with Tin Hau temple, Stanley Market and finish at Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter (harbor). *Use the shuttle of the Jumbo Restaurant, is free.
In HK, take the tramway, from North to South of the city just for 2 HKD, 2h in another world, slow and peace.
Lama Island, Cheung Chow Island or Lantau Island with the big Buddha, then the village of fishermen of Tai O, that is very curious, have to see absolutely.
The Pacific Place on HK, or after Cat Street, street of the antique dealers.
Leave to KLN from HK; take the ferry from Central ferry pier, 3 HKD, fun in 7 minutes. Go to Ocean Center (the greatest shopping centre of the world), which is just close to the pier on the KLN side, envisage a large wallet!
In Tsim Sha Tsui, you will find these stores of cameras, telephones and tailors, you walk along Nathan Rd to Mong Kok, have a look at the Bird Market and Fish Market.
In Sham Shui Po, electronic products for computer, games for PS2, Nintendo etc. Golden Computer Center. Cheung Sha Wan road is a great place to pick up the latest fashions at the wholesale prices, and Flea Market (jade, watches, cellular, etc.) on Apliu Street open from noon to 10 pm. You can finish your trip at the Ladies Market in Mong Kok, open from noon to 12 pm.
To visit Temple Street In Yau Ma Tei at night (kind of flea market).
In Tsim Sha Tsui, « promenade of the stars, fabulous view for the other side of harbor.
Lan Kwai Fong on HK side, live music and bars.
Knutsford terrace on KLN side, bars and restaurants for night.