Hong Kong's Most Popular - adopted by Ben See

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by Ben See
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Hong Kong -
Avenue of Stars ~ Golden Bauhinia Square ~ Happy Valley Racecourse ~ Hong Kong Disneyland @ Hong Kong ~ Hong Kong Museum of Art ~ Hong Kong Park ~ Jardine's Crescent ~ Jumbo Kingdom ~ Ladies Market ~ Lan Kwai Fong & SoHo ~ Madame
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Western Market
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Western Market

Hong Kong
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Western Market, completed in 1906 and renovated in 1991, is the oldest market building in Hong Kong. The current building was actually built as an extension of the previous Western Market, which started operations in 1844. It operated as a food market up till 1988 before being declared a national historical monument and undergoing renovation works. read more »

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Stanley Market
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Stanley Market

Hong Kong
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Stanley Market is a popular market located on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Open 7 days a week around Stanley New Street and Stanley Market Road, it is well known for bargain buys, with bargain hunters from all over the world gathering here to engage in some haggling. Brand-name clothing and accessories can be found here, as well as other oriental knick-knacks perfect as souvenirs or ornaments. read more »

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Jumbo Kingdom
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Jumbo Kingdom

Hong Kong
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Jumbo Kingdom is a floating restaurant in Aberdeen, an important member of of Melco's Leisure & Entertainment unit. An internationally renowned tourist attraction, it has been in operation for more than 30 years, drawing a bustling crowd and also establishing itself as a Hong Kong icon. Jumbo Kingdom floating restaurant is designed like a classic Chinese palace, with ornate decorations and a contemporary interior. read more »

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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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This Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is the renown chain of wax museums' first permanent outlet in Asia. Opened in 2000, the museum features many prominent Asian figures on top of its usual cast of famous personalities around the world. Amongst these, 16 are famous Hong Kongers including movie stars and policiticians. read more »

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Repulse Bay
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Repulse Bay

Hong Kong
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Repulse Bay is a cresent-shaped stretch of sand said to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong. Here, visitors can find a resort-like atmosphere, where locals and tourists are often seen strolling along the soft sand in the early morning, or sprawled out sun tanning when the sun is up. The beach features a unique lifeguard clubhouse, built with traditional Chinese influences. read more »

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Lan Kwai Fong & SoHo
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Lan Kwai Fong & SoHo

Hong Kong
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Lan Kwai Fong & SoHo are two areas nearby each other that are widely frequented by tourists. At Lan Kwai Fong, visitors will find a range of clubs, bars and restaurants, with the area coming to life in the evening. This L-shaped, cobble-stonned lane is the place to go for night owls or for those who want to experience Hong Kong's nightlife, being the centre of the city's hottest and trendiest night spots. read more »

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Jardine's Crescent
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Jardine's Crescent

Hong Kong
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Jardine's Crescent is a tightly-packed roadside market that extends along a long narrow street. Here, visitors can find all kinds of inexpensive clothing, accessories and domestic goods. Bargaining is part and parcel of the shopping experience at Jardine's Crescent, and locals can be seen leading by example, haggling over the objects they wish to buy. read more »

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Golden Bauhinia Square
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Golden Bauhinia Square

Hong Kong
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Sited outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centretua, Golden Bauhinia Square, also referred to as the Expo Promenade, commemorates the most significant event in Hong Kong's history. This is none other than the handover of Hong Kong from the British to the People's Republic of China after over 150 years. In 1997, President Jiang Ziemin and Prince Charles witnessed the handover in the convention centre. read more »

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Symphony of Lights
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Symphony of Lights

Hong Kong
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A Symphony of Lights' is a light show that has gained international recognition, being awarded the world's 'Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show' by Guinness World Records. A spectacular multimedia display, it weaves interactive lights of 45 key buildings on Kowloon and Hong Kong Island with musical effects to create an unforgettable spectacle. With its all-round vision of coloured lights, laser beams all synchronized with the music and narration, 'A Symphony of Lights' leaves its audience spellbound in its celebration of the vibrant energy, spirit and diversity of Hong Kong. read more »

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Man Mo Temple
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Man Mo Temple

Hong Kong
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Built in 1847, Man Mo Temple is a temple dedicated to the worship of the God of Literature (Man Tai, 文帝) and God of War (Mo Tai, 武帝), two gods popularly patronized by scholars in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Many of them sought progress in their study or blessings to achieve a high ranking in the civil examinations back then. While there are several Man Mo Temples in Hong Kong, this one on Hollywood Road is the largest of them all. read more »

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Ocean Park Hong Kong
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Ocean Park Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Ocean Park is an oceanarium, animal theme park, and amusement park rolled into one. Opened in 1977, the theme park boasts an annual visitor attendance of over 5 million, rivaling the Hong Kong Disneyland. Marine animal lovers get to experience 11 animal exhibits and animal shows as well as the Atoll Reef--a 4 story aquarium holding more than 2000 over fish. read more »

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Hong Kong Museum of Art
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Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong
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The Hong Kong Museum of Art, established in 1962, has been situated at its current location since 1991. Managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, it aims to preserve the cultural heritage of China, in addition to promoting art among the general public, especially those by local artists. It houses a large collection of Chinese artifacts, such as ceramics, textiles, lacquerware and bronzes. read more »

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Avenue of Stars
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Avenue of Stars

Hong Kong
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Located at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, the Avenue of Stars was constructed as a tribute to the exceptional professionals of Hong Kong's film industry, whilst acting to boost the tourism industry as well. Given a glittering opening in 2004, the Avenue of Stars is also a symbolic gesture to consolidate Hong Kong's position as Asia's World City. Here, visitors can learn about Hong Kong's hundred-year history of filmmaking as they walk down the street looking at the commemorative plaques and descriptive milestones inscribed on the nine red pillars. read more »

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Hong Kong Park
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Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong
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One of the city's best kept secrets, Hong Kong Park covers 8 hectares in the heart of Central, providing people with an oasis of green amidst the built-up landscape. At a cost of $398 million, the park opened in May 1991, some 13 years after the idea for it first arose. It is situated at what used to be a garrison area called Victoria Barracks. read more »

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Hong Kong Disneyland @ Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Disneyland @ Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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The Hong Kong Disneyland is a curious mix of the theme park's western heritage and the city state's cultural heritage. For example, the park was designed in consultation with feng shui masters, and park attendants and cast speak a mixture of Cantonese, English and Mandarin. The park hosts the usual run of Disneyland features like AdventureLand, TomorrowLand, FantasyLand, etc, on top of the world exclusive Disney's Haunted Halloween which celebrates the Halloween season with hair-raising spooky attractions (which are nonetheless family friendly). read more »

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Ladies Market
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Ladies Market

Hong Kong
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One of Hong Kong's most popular street markets, Ladies Market is packed with locals and tourists looking for bargains on clothes, accessories, bags, cosmetics, souvenirs, household knick-knacks and other quirky items. It emerged as a result of the Hong Kong government's efforts to create 'authorized hawkering zones' back in 1975, and derived its name due to the abundance of hawkers selling ladies clothing and accessories. Today, Ladies Market is popular not among both men and ladies, and also sell children's toys and clothes. read more »

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sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
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sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck

Hong Kong
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Located on the 100th floor of Hong Kong's tallest building - the International Commerce Centre (ICC), sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck is the highest indoor observation deck in Hong Kong. With its impressive height of 393 metres above sea level, it offers visitors a spectacular bird's eye view of the surrounding area. Apart from the panoramic views available, sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck also provides visitors with an educational journey about local history and culture, promoting a better understanding of Hong Kong through its large-scale interactive multi-media exhibit and a fully-fledged guest centre. read more »

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Happy Valley Racecourse
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Happy Valley Racecourse

Hong Kong
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While horse racing was once a past time of the upper class in Hong Kong, it has since become a mainstream sport. One of the world-class facilities that have opened up to cater to this change is the Happy Valley Racecourse on Hong Kong Island. Here, visitors can experience the sheer experience of watching horse races, with excellend views from the public enclosure as well as the private box. read more »

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