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Best things to do in Hong Kong

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Lan Kwai Fong and Soho are often buzzing with fashionable locals and trendy tourists seeking a cool place to hang out at trendy bars, restaurants, clubs and drinking dens. Both nightlife districts are located in Central Hong Kong and are easily accessible via MRT, bus, and trams. Lan Kwai Fong is crowded every night and gets especially packed on festival days and New Year’s Eve.”
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Night Market
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“If you want to get some cheap souvenirs for friends and family, this is the place to go. Along the street of vendors you can also get a reading from a fortune teller or tarot card reader. The market closes at midnight. ”
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Shopping Mall
“Times Square is considered the first of its kind, the first "vertical mall" in Hong Kong. Due to the high land price in Hong Kong, and the higher yield on retail property, Times Square departs from the common western model of the flat shopping mall. The space allocated to retail is configured over 9 stories. The mall and lifts to the office tower are accessible by long escalators linking the ground floor podium and the first level of the mall.”
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Natural Feature
“You can hike to the peak from Kennedy Town or HKU. Google routes to follow.”
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Point of Interest
“While in the Tsim Sha Tsui area, take a leisurely walk along the Avenue of Stars to find handprints of famous Hong Kong movie stars, such as Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, and Michelle Yeoh.”
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Neighborhood
“The most breathtaking views of Hong Kong can be found up at the Peak's observation plaza (costs money), or for free along the old and beautiful Ludgard Road walking path, featuring beautiful mansions and a view over the skyscrapers. The peak can be accessed via the Peak Tram (often has long lines), taxi, bus, or by walking up the paved trail from Sai Ying Pun.”
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Route
“-Knustsford at Tsim sha Tsui : Nice restaurants & Bar for chill -Land kwai Fong at Central : Nice Bar & restaurants for chill and clubbing ”
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Monument / Landmark
“Take the scenic cable car ride to the world's largest Outdoor Bronze Buddha statue. Awesome. ”
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Premise
“One of the largest shopping mall in Hong Kong. You can find most of the things here.”
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Park
“Yo u can see animals and birds in this park as well as exotic plants. All free. Perfect for a chilling day. ”
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Thai Restaurant
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“For super delicious Thai cuisine at one of Sheung Wan's hippest restaurants!”
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Premise
“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 the Qing dynasty by wealthy Chinese merchants, it was, besides a place of worship, a court of arbitration for local disputes when trust was thin between the Chinese and the colonialists.”
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Botanical Garden
“Very close walk (10 mins) and a quick find for nature in the city. Otherwise head to Hatton Rd for access to the many trails of HK Island.”
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Park
“Why I like here is because there is a public pool!. It is good for exercise. In the morning, local Hong Kong people do Tai Chi here. I like to buy ice cream at Macdonald stand in the park also. ”
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Theme Park
“Beside Hong Kong Disney, Ocean Park is the local theme park. It has different attraction for different age and family members. 1. Animals - Kangaroo, Panda, Koala, Fox, striated caracaras, turkey vultures, Chinese Sturgeon and Sea Jelly etc. 2. Thrill Rides - Roller Coaster, Flying Swing etc. 3. Shows 4. Other Journey experience.”
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Park
“Kowloon Park (13 hectares) is an oasis of greenery and a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of Tsim Sha Tsui. In the morning the older set practise taichi amid the serene surrounds, and on Sunday afternoon Kung Fu Corner stages martial-arts displays.”
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