Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Legislative Council Building
- 2. Skyline and Symphony of Lights
- 3. Old Bank of China Building
- 4. Two International Finance Centre
- 5. Man Mo Temple
- 6. Mongkok
- 7. HSBC Bank Headquarters
- 8. Kowloon Park
- 9. Nathan Road
- 10. Star Ferry
- 11. The Peak
- 12. Statue Square
- 13. Lippo Centre
- 14. Clock Tower
- 15. Zoological and Botanical Gardens
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
This popular park has several gardens, two playgrounds, a bird lake, sports amenities and many other attractions. It is a large park, especially for Kowloon where space is at a premium.
This skyscraper, completed in 1973, is known as 'The House of a Thousand Orifices' thanks to its 1700-plus round windows. The 52 story tower was once the tallest building in Asia.
Built in 1950 as one of Hong Kong's tallest and most prestigious buildings, the former Bank of China building is now dwarfed by the neighboring skyscrapers such as the HSBC Building.