The wonders of Hong Kong are marvellous pieces of beauty, and not just any ordinary tourist attraction. Their spellbinding vibe is what makes them outshine the rest of the places in the region, and makes them a major crowd puller. And we can bet that these seven marvels are absolutely worth your time and money whenever you go holidaying in Hong Kong!
Also, don’t forget to carry your camera along!
Seven Wonders Of Hong Kong That You Need To See ASAP!
1. Disneyland – The magical wonder
Situated in the heart of Lantau Island, Disneyland is one of the most gorgeous wonders of Hong Kong. Calling it pretty or spectacular will be an under-phrase. Being the second largest in Asia, and greatly inspired by the Chinese culture and traditions, this stunning gem in the region’s crown will leave you in awe the very moment you step into its land.
Entry Fee for Disneyland: HK$419 for kids, HK$589 for adults, and HK$100 for senior citizens for a day
Timings for Disneyland: 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM from Monday to Friday, and 10:30 AM to 8:15 PM from Saturday to Sunday
Location: Lantau Island, Hong Kong
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2. The Big Buddha – One of the world’s largest seated Buddha statue
Also known as the Tian Tan Buddha, this enormous bronze statue is a major attraction in Hong Kong. While reaching here via the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, the views of the 112 foot sculpture will delight your eyes and soothe your soul. Owing to the construction of this stunning statue, Po Lin Monastery – a hidden gem in the lush green also became famous.
Entry Fee for The Big Buddha: While there is no entry fee for the statue, a round trip via the cable car costs around HK$165 for adults, HK$ 85 for children, and HK$ 115 for senior citizens
Timings for The Big Buddha: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day
Location: Ngong Ping Road, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
3. Wong Tai Sin Temple – The wish-fulfiller
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The aromatic incense, stunning architecture, vibrant design, and the tranquil atmosphere of the famous Wong Tai Sin Temple makes it the spiritual wonder of Hong Kong. The belief that this enchanting shrine makes every wish come true adds on to its popularity amongst tourists.
Entry Fee for Wong Tai Sin Temple: There are no charges for entry into the temple. However, visiting the Tai Sui Yuenchen Hall costs around. HK$ 100.
Timings for Wong Tai Sin Temple: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day
Location: 2 Chuk Yuen Village, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
4. Victoria Peak – The mountain filled with treasures
Offering 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s distinguishable skyline and the splendid skyscrapers of the region, the Victoria Peak is one of the most glorious wonders of Hong Kong. From restaurants to other attractions, this peak at an elevation of 1818 ft. has an endless list of small marvels that will hold you captivated for the whole evening.
Entry Fee for Victoria Peak: There are no charges for visiting the peak. However, one needs to buy tickets for the Tram and other places like Madame Tussauds and Sky Terrace 428.
Timings for Victoria Peak: You can visit this wonder between anytime 7:00 am to 12:00 am when the Peak Tram is running.
Location: 1 Lugard Road, Hong Kong
5. The Avenue of Stars – Hong Kong’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Another wonder in the region that will leave you impressed with the breathtaking views of Hong Kong’s skyline and its self-crafted statues of Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee is the Avenue of Stars. Popular as Hong Kong’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the harbour is an incredible inclusion in the ‘wonders of Hong Kong’ list.
Entry Fee for The Avenue of Stars: There are no entry charges for visiting the harbour.
Timings for The Avenue of Stars: While this famous walk of fame stays open for 24 hours, it is now closed for public due to renovation, and will reopen soon in 2018.
Location: Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
6. Ocean Park – Divided into two and separated by a large mountain
Being the largest amusement, animal theme, marine, and Oceanarium in the world, Ocean Park is not only one of the top wonders of Hong Kong, but also one of the most visited parks in the region. The 80 plus rides and attractions in this park that provide a natural entertainment experience that makes it an extraordinary creation.
Entry Fee for Ocean Park: HK$219 for kids and HK$438 for adults for a day
Timings for Ocean Park: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM from Monday to Friday, and 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM from Saturday to Sunday.
Location: No.180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
7. Hexagonal Rock Columns – The one-of-its-kind in the region
Amongst the incredible rock formations in Hong Kong, the neat array of 140 years old giant hexagonal volcanic rock columns that stretch from the shores of High Island to the Ninepin Group on the Kwo Chau Islands is a mind-boggling wonder. The three meters wide and 100 meters high rocks are a sight worth witnessing and capturing.
Entry Fee for Hexagonal Rock Columns: There are no entry charges for visiting and witnessing the spectacular rocks.
Timings for Hexagonal Rock Columns: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: High Island Reservoir, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Tips For Witnessing The Wonders Of Hong Kong
- Most of these wonders are situated on islands which can be best reached via a cable car or tram. Do check the timings and schedule of these before planning your visit to the attractions.
- To witness the incredible hexagonal rocks, prefer visiting the East Dam of High Island Reservoir.
- Victoria Peak has a lot of shopping stores and restaurants. Make sure you keep enough time for exploring them whilst admiring the gorgeous view of the region.
- Carry a good camera with extra batteries so that you can capture everything pretty with the lens.
- While you can plan your trip during any time of the year, try planning it between October to December since it is the best time to visit Hong Kong.
- Both Ocean Park and Disneyland might come across as amusement theme parks, but are way too different when it comes to the experience they offer. Do make sure you visit both of them at least for a day.
Dazzled by the impeccable beauty of these Hong Kong wonders already? How about taking a trip to Hong Kong and witnessing them right away? And while you’re at it, don’t forget to share your experience with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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