HomeAsiaEast AsiaHong Kong20 Places to Visit in Hong Kong + Things To Do By Marcos Detourista. Updated on March 17, 2018.Where to go in Hong Kong? Achieve your travel goals with this guide to the best Hong Kong attractions, places to visit, things to do & more. Places Flights Hotels Tours Promo A gawk-worthy modern skyline and exciting urban attractions are the top reasons that got me on a plane to Hong Kong on my first trip abroad.This country is very compact and getting around is easy. You can enjoy a lot of sights even on a short trip if you plan your itinerary well.The best places to visit depends on what types of attractions you like the most. Take your pick from shopping districts, theme parks, cultural experiences, museums, historical spots, urban views, dining, harbor cruises & more.Inspire your trip in Hong Kong with this list of the best tourist spots & top things to do.1. Victoria Peak Victoria Peak – Hong Kong skyline view from Sky Terrace 428 in Hong Kong Victoria Peak – Sky Terrace 428, Hong KongThe breathtaking panoramic view from Victoria Peak is Hong Kong’s most popular attraction for a good reason. Enjoy the best views overlooking the city’s famous skyline and Victoria Harbor, complete with all of Hong Kong’s tallest and most famous skyscrapers. The scenic and thrilling The Peak Tram is a worthy attraction on its own. Here, you can also visit the famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Trick Eye Museum.Show moreHow to goRide the MTR to Central. Take the J2 exit and walk to the Peak Tram lower terminus along Garden Road. Board The Peak Tram to get to The Peak Tower. You may go to Victoria Peak more cheaply by taking the bus and go trekking along the Peak Circle Walk. There are a couple of scenic viewing decks along the way. The bus ride down the steep roads of the hill has its own thrills. It’s a good alternative if you want to take a different route back to Central Hong Kong.Admission fee — Ticket price for the Peak Tram Sky Pass (The Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428) is HKD83 per adult for a return journey.2. Disneyland Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong fireworks show, in Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong – Sleeping Beauty Castle, in Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong in Lantau Island, Hong KongTraveling with kids or adults who want to feel like a kid again? Experience a magical adventure at Hong Kong Disneyland. It is the second Disney-themed amusement park in Asia after Tokyo Disneyland.Show moreHow to goVery easy to get to since it’s connected with the MTR train system. Take the Orange MTR Line to Sunny Bay and switch to Disneyland Resort “Pink” MTR Line.Best time to visit is in the afternoon if you want to explore the park and watch the beautiful fireworks show at Sleeping Beauty Castle, which lights up the sky every night at 9PM (weather permitting). Go to Main Street at least 15-minutes early to get a good spot before the crowds join in.Admission fee — The Hong Kong Disneyland ticket price is HKD499 per adult for a 1-day general admission.3. Ngong Ping Ngong Ping – Big Buddha in Lantau Island, Hong KongThe Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the “Big Buddha,” is literally the biggest attraction this side of Lantau Island. It is the World’s largest outdoor sitting Buddha that is made of bronze. See the Po Lin Monastery & Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery famous for its hall with almost 13,000 miniature Buddha statues. The best way to get there is through the fabulous Ngong Ping 360 cable car ride, which offers panoramic views overlooking Lantau Island, Hong Kong International Airport, South China Sea, and surrounding areas.Show moreHow to goTake the MTR to Tung Chung Station. Walk to the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car lower terminus and take the cable car to Ngong Ping Village.Admission fee — Ticket price for the standard cabin is HKD185 per adult for a return journey and HKD130 per adult for a single journey.4. Ngong Ping 360 Nong Ping 360 Cable Car – Lantau Island, Hong KongSee also Philippines Beaches 16 Places To Visit in Vietnam Singapore Travel Guide 5. Star Ferry & Victoria Harbour Victoria Harbour – Central skyline view from Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongNot only dirt cheap, but it also offers a nostalgic ferry crossing with an amazing view of the amazing skyline on both sides of Victoria Harbor. If you’re looking for the perfect introduction to Hong Kong, this is it!Show moreHow to goFrom Kowloon side — Take the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui and proceed to Exit L4. Walk and follow the signs to Star Ferry Pier Terminal.Admission fee — One-way ticket fare to Central Star Ferry Pier is HKD2.50 per adult on weekdays and HKD3.40 per adult on weekends and public holidays.6. Symphony of Lights Symphony of Lights, Hong KongA trip to Hong Kong is not complete without a visit to Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront to enjoy the panoramic views of impressive Central Hong Kong Skyline and Victoria Harbor. This is a must for photographers. Don’t miss the Symphony of Lights, the World’s Largest Permanent light and sound Show by Guinness World Records. It lights up every night starting at 8pm and includes more than 40 buildings on both sides of Victoria Harbour.Show moreHow to goTake the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui or East Tsim Sha Tsui Station. Proceed to Exit J and follow the signs to Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront.From there, it’s an easy walk to many museums in the area including the Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong Science Museum, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, and Health Education Exhibition and Resource Centre. And, Hong Kong’s historic landmarks like the Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower.Admission fee — No admission/entrance fees in Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront.7. Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon Clock Tower, Hong Kong. Photo by Bernard Spragg. NZ via Flickr CC0 1.0.8. Hong Kong “Ding Ding” Tram Hong Kong Tram9. Hong Kong street markets Temple Street, Hong Kong. Photo by Jeremy Thompson via Flickr CC BY 2.0.10. Hong Kong outlet shops Citygate Outlets in Lantau Island, Hong Kong11. Sky100 Sky100 view, Hong Kong. Photo by Takashi Ota via Flickr CC BY 2.0. International Commerce Centre, Hong KongThis is another fascinating view deck for enjoying fabulous overlooking views of the skyline. Located on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre (ICC), the tallest building in Hong Kong, it is the only indoor observation deck in Hong Kong that offers 360-degree views of the territory and its famous Victoria Harbour.Show moreHow to goTake the MTR to Kowloon Station. Proceed to Exit C and follow the signs to the International Commerce Centre (ICC).Admission fee — Standard entry price on Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck costs HKD134 when booked online and HKD168 per adult for walk-ins.12. Ocean Park Ocean Park Hong Kong entrance Thrill rides at Ocean Park Hong HongHong Kong’s most famous theme park and one of the World’s most popular marine-themed amusement parks. Don’t miss the giant panda habitat, a jellyfish & Chinese sturgeon aquarium, as well as the Grand Aquarium, which features the World’s largest aquarium dome. Ocean Park Hong Kong also has many decent rides for thrill seekers and an entertaining dolphin show at the Ocean Theatre.Show moreHow to goRide the MTR to Admiralty station. Take Exit B and walk to the terminal of Bus 629 at the corner of Drake and Tamar Streets. Ride Bus #629 to Ocean Park. The fare is HKD10.Admission fee — The Ocean Park Hong Kong ticket price is HKD345 per adult for a 1-day general admission.13. Central Business District Shopping district at Central, Hong Kong14. Man Mo Temple Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong. Photo by Anna & Michal via Flickr CC BY 2.0.15. Lan Kwai Fong Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong. Photo by Ines Yeh via Flickr CC BY 2.0.16. Tai O Fishing Village Tai O Village in Lantau Island, Hong Kong17. Repulse Bay Repulse Bay, Hong Kong18. Dragon’s Back Hike Dragon’s Back trek in Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Photo by karendotcom127 via Flickr CC BY 2.0.19. Lantau Peak Lantau Peak, Hong Kong. Photo by leo.wan via Flickr CC BY 2.0.20. Happy Valley Racecourse Happy Valley Racecourse, Hong Kong. Photo by Tom Page via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0.Top Tourist Spots & Places to Visit in Hong Kong + Map1. Victoria Peak2. Disneyland Hong Kong3. Ngong Ping4. Ngong Ping 3605. Star Ferry & Victoria Harbour6. Symphony of Lights7. Tsim Sha Tsui8. Hong Kong “Ding Ding” Tram9. Hong Kong street markets10. Hong Kong outlet shops11. Sky10012. Ocean Park13. Central Business District14. Man Mo Temple15. Lan Kwai Fong16. Tai O Fishing Village17. Repulse Bay18. Dragon’s Back Hike19. Lantau Peak20. Happy Valley Racecoursehttps://www.google.com/maps/d/u/1/embed?mid=1VkZDNy2kHbi5d59yt1f7t4gwsH49exO1Map of Top Hong Kong Travel Destinations. Click here to expand.Note: Destinations featured above are not listed by rank.What places did you add to your bucketlist? How many travel goals have you achieved? Got places in mind that should be included? Share your photos/videos & tag #detourista. 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Thank uReply Marcos Detourist saysNovember 29, 2016 at 2:31 pmHello Fely, you can find more budget and planning tips on this page: https://www.detourista.com/place/hong-kong/. See the Hong Kong itinerary to get you started.ReplyStart A TripSee travel guides and blogs about the Philippines and beyond.