Attractions

Top Choice Viewpoint in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Victoria Peak

Standing at 552m, Victoria Peak is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. It is also one of the most visited spots by tourists, and it’s not hard to see why. Sweeping views of the metropolis, verdant woods, easy but…
Top Choice Taoist Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Man Mo Temple

One of Hong Kong’s oldest temples and a declared monument, atmospheric Man Mo Temple is dedicated to the gods of literature (‘Man’), holding a writing brush, and of war (‘Mo’), wielding a sword. Built in 1847 during…
Top Choice Arts Centre in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

PMQ

This arts and lifestyle hub occupies the multistorey modernist building complex of the old married police quarters (c 1951). Dozens of small galleries and shops, including a branch of G.O.D, hawk local design in the…
Top Choice Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Pak Sing Ancestral Hall

In the 19th century, many Chinese who left home in search of better horizons died overseas. As it was the wish of traditional Chinese to be buried in their home towns, this temple was built in 1856 to store corpses …
Ruins in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Mt Davis

Leafy and deserted in a slightly dystopian way, Mt Davis is one of the last remaining adventures on Hong Kong Island's busy northern belt. In the early 20th century it was home to the Mount Davis Battery, tasked wit…
Waterfront in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Sai Wan Swimming Shed

Local Instagrammers and wedding photographers know all about Sai Wan Swimming Shed, a dreamy spot below Mt Davis where old-school Hong Kongers come for bracing sea dips with hazy views of Hong Kong's toothsome skyli…
Museum in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

Although this museum's focus is medical sciences, there are several interesting exhibits for tourists – in particular the section dedicated to the history of the Tai Ping Shan District in which the museum stands, no…
Museum in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Liang Yi Museum

This private three-floor museum houses two exquisite collections – antique Chinese furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties, and Chinese-inspired European vanities from the 19th and 20th century. The former is one…
Buddhist Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Palace of Moon & Water Kwun Yum Temple

Not to be confused with Kwun Yum Temple nearby, this dimly lit temple honours Kwun Yum of a Thousand Arms. Kwun Yum (aka Guanyin) is the Goddess of Compassion. According to legend, Buddha gave her a thousand arms so…
Area in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Cat Street

Just north of (and parallel to) Hollywood Rd is Upper Lascar Row, aka ‘Cat Street’, a pedestrian-only lane lined with antique and curio shops and stalls selling Bruce Lee movie posters and old Hong Kong photos, chea…