The Filipinos' Guide to Hong Kong

Top Reasons to Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the kind of destination meant for exploring. It takes just about an hour to fly to Hong Kong from the Philippines. There are a large number of regular flights to Hong Kong from major destinations in the Philippines such as Manila and Cebu, and there are often special deals and discounts to take advantage of, especially if you book in advance.

Here are a few of the top reasons to visit Hong Kong:

Top Attractions
Hong Kong boasts a wide range of attractions for visitors to explore. Taking the cable car to the top of Victoria Peak is an enchanting experience. Visitors will be able to enjoy views of the whole of Hong Kong.

Of course, Hong Kong is also home to the Disneyland Theme Park, suitable for people of all ages to spend the day. The Waterfront area runs from Tsim Sha Tsui to Tsim Sha Tsui East and is lined with numerous attractions such as the Hong Kong Space Museum, Clock Tower, the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the vibrant Omnimax Theatre. Kowloon Park is a pretty place to unwind for an hour or two, while the Chi Lin Nunnery is famous for its architecture.

People who like to shop until they drop will be in their element in Hong Kong. Nathan Road is one of Kowloon’s most vibrant shopping zones, and there are plenty of bargains to be found there. Street markets can be found all over Hong Kong, and people who are able to drive a hard bargain will be able to walk away with some real steals. Some of Hong Kong’s top buys include high fashion items, handicrafts, jewellery and Chinese herbs and medicine.

Eating out in Hong Kong is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Lovers of street food should head to Hau Fook street in Kowloon, where a large number of stalls serve cheap and tasty local dishes. The Temple Street Night Market is another great place to sample authentic local dishes, while a number of great restaurants can be found on Kimberley Road and Ashley Road. People who prefer eating in trendy cafes and restaurants should head to the Lan Kawi Fung area, while the restaurants at Lamma and Lanau serve delicious seafood dishes.

Yep, this is definitely the place to be if you like to explore.

NOTE: This is a post from one of our contributors. Any views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views on www.pinoyadventurista.com. Photo was used with permission from Rob Pinzon of www.robinspinzon.com.


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