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    Tourists Guide To Hong Kong & General Information

    Hong Kong is a popular tourist destination, and is a territory on the southern coast of China. It is officially known as “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China”.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a busy and vibrant City known famously for it’s beautiful skyline. It has a rich history and is one of the World’s leading financial centres.

    What You Need To Know About Hong Kong

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Hong Kong.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Hong Kong?

    October to December are the best times to visit Hong Kong.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Hong Kong?

    Depending on your age, and what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Hong Kong. Most tourists will not need a Visa to enter the City.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Hong Kong?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Hong Kong will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer and winter clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Hong Kong?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Hong Kong. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit. Just make sure you are up to date with all your mandatory vaccinations.

    Transport & How To Get Around Hong Kong?

    The Hong Kong International Airport is one of the busiest in the World. Getting around Hong Kong is made easy by a sophisticated public transportation system, and is not a problem. Most bookings made for holidaymakers include transportation, so one should not worry too much about getting around.

    Attractions and places to visit in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a city in China. This city is highly populated and has a vibrant nightlife and active streets. This stunning city has numerous places of interest and is very well established.

    Where to go when visiting in Hong Kong?

    As mentioned there are numerous exciting and interesting places of importance to visit when in Hong Kong. Religious landmarks of importance are the ‘Ten Thousand Buddha’s Monastery’, Po Lin Monastery and Man Mo Temple is a exceptional religious landmark that must be seen when in Hong Kong.

    Historical landmarks of this magnificent city are the Former French Mission Building, which was first established in 1842, a very interesting statue was erected in the Avenue of Stars of Bruce Lee to honour his legacy which was put up by fans who raised 100 000 USD to have this statue put up in memory of Him.

    There are also numerous museums throughout the city of Hong Kong such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art, University Museum and Art Gallery, Dr. Sun Yet-sen Museum, the Sam Tung Uk Museum and lastly the Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum. It is advised to make a trip to these museums if you take interest in historical objects and landmarks. Entertainment is well covered in the city and there are places such as Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, Victoria Park for all the Nature enthusiasts.

    The Clock Tower in Hong Kong is a well-known tourist attraction, which is highly advised to visit this remarkable structure. Another impeccable place of interest is the High Island Reservoir, which can hold water capacity of over 273 million Cubic meters.

    There are numerous Islands around Hong Kong, which are highly advised to visit such as Lamma Island, Sharp Island and Jin Island where diving, swimming and various other activities may be found.

    Be sure to shop around and eat at the local restaurants, as there are some outstanding dishes and cuisine that is well known around the world from Hong Kong.

    How old is the city of Hong Kong?

    Hong Kong was formally founded on the 29th of August 1842.

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