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Hong Kong

Modern, Vibrant and Cosmopolitan - The New York of the East might even feel more authentic than the original

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, as it is officially known, is the most modern and westernized of all Chinese cities. Even though the United Kingdom returned sovereignty of this archipelago to Beijing in 1997, Hong Kong’s clean streets and English-speaking residents continue to contrast greatly with the mainland. Here, in the “New York of the East,” both the natural and human geography provide ample opportunity for visitors to gawk. You can get your fill of shopping in the city’s hip boutiques or lose yourself in Kowloon’s crowded maze of street markets. Then, ride the streetcar up to the city's highest point, Victoria Peak, and gaze down on some of the world’s most expensive real estate. If you’re looking for a view that’s more centralized, dress yourself up and have a drink at one of the trendy rooftop bars downtown. Getting around is no problem either; regular ferry service is available across Victoria Harbor, and public transportation is cheap and efficient.

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Latest Hong Kong reviews (9)

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  • Just the place to be.
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  • Ein Mix aus London und New York
    a couple of years ago report abuse
  • Hongkong zu lieben ist sehr einfach, wenn man weltoffen ist! Die Stadt bietet alles was man sich wünscht und glänzt mit Vielseitigkeit. Wir waren schon 3mal für eine Woche dort und freuen uns auf den vierten Besuch.
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  • The traveling date is a mark The traveling date is a mark, is not lets everybody be such simple in this day of journey traveling, but is reminding us: In today this world, walks with the experience turns in the human life a more and more important matter.from askchinatour.com
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  • Please remember not to pronounce the letter R too emphatically. Cab drivers would have a hard time understanding you : for ex: If you're going to Marco Polo Prince, your better off saying something like Maco Polo Pince with a soft R sound.
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  • beside shanghai
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  • After month being on mainland china I enjoyed my 3 days in HK! I would love to come back... .Love this city! Asia and EU spirit with US touch!
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  • Amazing!
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  • 2 tips to smoothen your experience exploring the city: 1) get the Octopus card once you land, it will comfortably get you through the public transport system. 2) take the ferry as much as possible to get great views (Octopus card also works for ferries)
    a couple of years ago report abuse

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