An autonomous territory located in South East Asia, Hong Kong has a long and rick history in the region. Located close to China and heavily influenced by it, the country nevertheless has its own unique culture. If you are planning a trip to this lovely nation, here are some places you don’t want to miss.
The Kingdom of Dreams and Magic
Hong Kong Disneyland was the second to be opened in Asia, after Tokyo Disneyland. It is famous for being one of the most accessible, with rides having shorter wait times than in most other countries. Disneyland is located in Lantau Island, one of several administered under Hong Kong and can be easily reached by public transport. In fact, a 5 star hotel booking online near MTR would be convenient for you to reach Disneyland early in the morning, since there is a stop at the resort on the park’s property. The earlier you get there, the less time you will have to wait. Go here for more information about sea view hotel.
Climbing The Peak
Officially known as Mount Victoria but more commonly known as The Peak, this mountain and its surroundings draw millions of visitors. The views up top are pretty spectacular; you can see all the way across the beach front and the cityscape from one of the coin-operated telescopes on the viewing deck. There are tourist properties on the mountain so a Hong Kong accommodation reservation online should do the trick. The rooms may be slightly pricier than down below because the mountain boasts the most expensive real-estate in the country, possibly even in the world. Some people prefer hiring a vehicle to get to he top while others hike a bit and then take either the minibus or the funicular. Either way, Mont Victoria is a sight not to be missed.
The Bronze Buddha
The Tian Tan Buddha statue is located, once again, on Lantau Island. It is absolutely massive and has a killer view from the top. Getting there is easy, with plenty of tour packages, guided tours and all number of vehicles ready to pave your way. There is also a cable car service that leads to the top of the hill on which the statue sits, but for those feeling adventurous, the winding road is the best way to see and experience it. The best part about the statue is that there are three levels which visitors can access after purchasing an entrance ticket. Many people report feeling calm, energized and relaxed after going on this pilgrimage.