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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 Viewpoint in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Victoria Peak

Standing at 552m, Victoria Peak is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. The Peak is also one of the most visited spots by tourists in Hong Kong, and it’s not hard to see why. Sweeping views of the vibrant metropol…
Top Choice Harbour in Kowloon

Tsim Sha Tsui East Promenade

One of the finest city skylines in the world has to be that of Hong Kong Island, and the promenade here is one of the best ways to get an uninterrupted view. It’s a lovely place to stroll around during the day, but …
Top Choice Cantonese in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Luk Yu Tea House

This gorgeous teahouse (c 1933), known for its masterful cooking and Eastern art deco decor, was the haunt of opera artists, writers and painters (including the creator of one exorbitant ink-and-brush gracing a wall…
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 Cantonese in Tsuen Wan

Yue Kee Roasted Goose Restaurant

In an alley lined with roast-goose restaurants, 54-year-old Yue Kee is king. Order gorgeous plates of coppery-skinned charcoal-roasted goose (half is plenty for four people) and sample house specialities including s…
Top Choice Funicular in Central District

Peak Tram

The Peak Tram is not really a tram but a cable-hauled funicular railway that has been scaling the 396m ascent to the highest point on Hong Kong Island since 1888. A ride on the tram is a classic Hong Kong experience…
Top Choice Village in Sha Tau Kok

Lai Chi Wo

This 400-year-old village inside Plover Cove Country Park is arguably Hong Kong's best-preserved Hakka walled village and has an intact feng shui woodland. Featuring 200 houses, three ancestral halls, two temples, a…
Top Choice Taoist Temple in Kowloon

Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

An explosion of colourful pillars, roofs, lattice work, flowers and incense, this busy temple is a destination for all walks of Hong Kong society, from pensioners and business people to parents and young professiona…
Top Choice Market in Kowloon

Temple Street Night Market

The liveliest night market in Hong Kong, Temple St extends from Man Ming Lane in the north to Nanking St in the south and is cut in two by the Tin Hau Temple complex. While you may find better bargains further north…