Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Skyline and Symphony of Lights
- 2. Old Bank of China Building
- 3. The Peak
- 4. Bank of China Tower
- 5. Lippo Centre
- 6. Two International Finance Centre
- 7. Statue Square
- 8. Hong Kong Park
- 9. Kowloon Park
- 10. Man Mo Temple
- 11. Mongkok
- 12. Wong Tai Sin Temple
- 13. Jardine House
- 14. Nathan Road
- 15. HSBC Bank Headquarters
In 1841 Hong Kong Island - not much more than 'a barren island with few houses' - was ceded to the British. In 1997 negotiations between Britain and China resulted in the handover of Hong Kong back to China. Under the credo 'one country, two systems', Hong Kong is now a Special Administrative Region (S.A.R.) of China.
Hong Kong is a dazzling commercial city where east meets west. The lack of space in Hong Kong has led to the largest concentration of tall buildings in the world, even ahead of New York City.
Random Hong Kong Highlights
The Lippo Centre is a twin-towered office complex located in Admiralty on Hong Kong Island. It is also known as the 'Koala Building', due to the cantilevered projections that seem to cling to the facade.
The neo-classical legislative Council Building is a beautiful remnant of Hong Kong's colonial era. The domed building was designed by Sir Aston Webb and completed in 1912.
Two IFC, a 415m / 1362ft tall skyscraper was built in 2003 on Hong Kong Island as the city's tallest building, replacing the Central Plaza, which was built a decade earlier.
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