Hong Kong travel guide
Hong Kong, along with the famous city of Macao (Macau), is one of the Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of China, enclosed in the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea. The city is a leading financial, economic and trade city in Asia and in the world often compared with Shanghai, New York and London. Being Britishs concession from 1842 to 1997, Hong Kong, literally meaning the Harbor of Perfumes in Chinese (Xianggang) for its past as a major trading seaport, has a history and culture mixing of past Chinese and British influences. The city comprises more than 260 outlying islands including Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, Lantau and the New Territories. Ranked as an economic, political, entertainment and shopping hub, the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong is ruled since 1997 by what is called the one country, two systems principle. The actual currency, the Hong Kong Dollars is one of the most traded currency in the world. As a highly developed city in terms of transportation, tourism and business, Hong Kong is getting more and more famous in the international community. With a population mainly originating from the neighboring Guangdong Province, Hong K... More information about Hong Kong »
Top Attractions in Hong Kong
A famous tourist attraction in Hong Kong and the landmark of the city, Victoria Peak is equipped with many viewing facilities, offering amazing views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon Peninsula as well as a stunning night scene which is hailed as one of the Four Most Beautiful Night Scenes in the World.
Repulse Bay is known as the most beautiful beach as well as high class residential zone in Hong Kong. Its half mooned shores have been a mecca for locals and tourists alike for a long time looking for a place to cool off and enjoy some water fun, such as swimming snorkeling, fishing, BBQ, and so on.
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