Hong KongHong Kong is an international city in south of China. It is famous for its beautifulnight views and shopping centers. Some people call it ‘Pearl of the Orient’, whilesomeone call it ‘Shopping Paradise’ because there are a lot of department stores andshops in Hong Kong. Therefore, it is not surprising that many tourists come to visitHong Kong every year.Victoria HarborVictoria Harbor is located in between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, separating thetwo regions. Central business district is distributed in both sides of the port. So if youare in the Kowloon side overlooking towards Hong Kong Island side, you can seehigh- rise buildings. There are also many landmarks that you can find out here, suchas Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Bank of China Tower, theInternational Finance Centre Tower and Clock Tower and Culture Centre in Kowloonside.
Bank of China Tower, designed by the world-renowned Chinese-American architectLeoh Ming Pei. He also designed the famous Glass Pyramid of Louvre.Hong Kong DisneylandThe Hong Kong Disneyland Resort was built by the Government of Hong Kong andThe Walt Disney Company and officially opened on September 12, 2005. It consistsof the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, two hotels and retail, dining andentertainment facilities stretching over 1.3 square kilometers on Lantau Island. It islocated on reclaimed land beside Penny’s Bay, at the northeastern tip of Lantau Islandin Hong Kong.
Ocean ParkOcean Park in Hong Kong is a marine-themed amusement park situated in WongChuk Hang and Nam Long Shan in the southern District of Hong Kong. Founded in1977 by the then Governor of Hong Kong Sir Murray MacLehose, Ocean Park hasnow grown to about 35 attractions and rides. The park has won several awards,including the World’s Seventh Most Popular Amusement Park and 33rd Most VisitedTourist Attractions in the World by Forbes.
Tsing Ma BridgeIf you go to Tsing Yi Island, you will see Tsing Ma Bridge. It is 2200 meters long. Itis one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. Many cars, buses and trainstravel across it every day.The Victoria PeakIt’s the peak of Hong Kong, from where the tourists can overlook the panorama of thebusiness district and Victoria Harbor, all kinds of skyscrapers and neon lights at night.
Local SnacksAnother appealing part of visiting Hong Kong is to try various kinds of snacks inHong Kong. Wonton noodle, ice milk tea, wife cake and all kinds of roasted meats.There are also a lot of restaurants opened to serve the vegetarians. Wonton noodle Roasted pork and goose meatsShopping ParadiseHong Kong is a free port, known as ‘shopping paradise’. Many shoppers like to go toHong Kong, since the vast majority of goods here are without tariffs. Supplies aroundthe world are shipped to Hong Kong; some are even cheaper than the country oforigin. Every region has many large shopping malls, which are good places forshopping and leisure, such as tai koo shing, sha tin new town square and so on.Within it are large department stores, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants.Some industries like operating centralized, so customers can have much more choices.For example, if you want to buy computers and related products, Sham Shui Posubway station nearby Gordon malls and the Golden Arcade is the best choice.Household appliances and cameras shops are concentrated in Mong Kok andCauseway Bay.