Things to do in Hong Kong
For an authentic Chinese experience, plan to visit Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, which commemorates the life of the famed monk Wong Tai Sin who went on to became a deity. This temple is unique in that it pays homage to three different religions: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Your visit will afford you a glimpse into the daily life of the traditional Chinese people.
For a dose of something a little more outdoorsy, Ocean Park in Hong Kong is a marine life theme park that covers more than 870,000 square meters on the southern side of the island.
If you're visiting with children and looking for fun things to do in Hong Kong, Disney Land Hong Kong is an obvious choice. From Toy Story Land to Space Mountain, you're bound to find something the whole gang will enjoy.
Finally, Hong Kong is known as the "Hollywood of the East," and pays tribute to the stars that helped the city earn that title. Also consider visiting the Avenue of the Stars, set in front of the Peak.
You wouldn’t want to spend too long on these swaying, rattling conveyances—especially during peak times, when tough-as-boots old ladies use their elbows and brollies to make their way along the crowded aisles.
Set high above Victoria Harbour, this spa offers a respite from the city’s hectic pace. Nine treatment rooms boast the latest modern conveniences (digital lockers; glass-tiled steam showers).
If school was really like the atmosphere at this bar/café/studio, the world would be a vastly different place. Pokit Poon of Hong Kong-based Pokit Consulting Ltd. says his goal is to help regain the youthful excitement and energy people feel when they finish school and enter the workplace.
In fashionable Soho—South of Hollywood Road—Forest Bird displays a fashion-forward selection of clothes and handmade jewelry from small European and Japanese labels. Need a lift? Refuel with espresso and macarons at the boutique’s tiny café.
Set right in the heart of the legendary Lan Kwai Fong nightlife zone, this restaurant/bar/club clears its tables after dinner so people can shake a leg.