Hong Kong attractions

Top Choice Dam in Sai Kung Peninsula

High Island Reservoir East Dam

Handsome architecture, the South China Sea, and 14 million-year-old volcanic rocks make this one of Hong Kong's most breathtaking places. High Island Reservoir East Dam is the most easily accessible part of Hong Kon…
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 Funicular in Central District

Peak Tram

This cable-hauled funicular railway has been scaling the 396m ascent to the highest point on Hong Kong Island since 1888. A ride on this clanking tram is a classic Hong Kong experience, with vertiginous views over t…
Top Choice Buddhist Monastery in Lantau

Po Lin Monastery & Big Buddha

Po Lin is a huge Buddhist monastery and temple complex that was built in 1924. Today it seems more of a tourist honeypot than a religious retreat, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors a year and still being …
Top Choice Museum in Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History

Prepare to be whisked through millennia of Hong Kong history at this extraordinary museum, starting with prehistory (don't linger, the best is yet to come) and ending with the territory’s return to China in 1997. Hi…
Top Choice Village in Sha Tau Kok

Lai Chi Wo

Part of Hong Kong Global Geopark, 400-year-old Lai Chi Wo is Hong Kong's best-preserved Hakka walled village and has an intact woodland. With 200 houses, ancestral halls, temples, and a breezy square fringed by old …
Top Choice Taoist Temple in Kowloon

Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

A devout ensemble of halls, shrines, pavilions, and altars, this busy temple is a destination for all walks of Hong Kong society, from pensioners and business people to parents and young professionals. Some come to …
Top Choice Market in Kowloon

Temple Street Night Market

When night falls and neon buzzes, Hong Kong's liveliest market rattles into life. Covering multiple city blocks from Man Ming Lane in the north to Nanking St in the south, Temple St is cleaved in two by the Tin Hau …
Top Choice Buddhist Monastery in Kowloon

Chi Lin Nunnery

One of Hong Kong's most arresting and tranquil escapes, this Buddhist complex, originally dating from the 1930s, was rebuilt completely of wood (and not a single nail) in the style of the Tang dynasty in 1998. Amid …