Fascinating Hong Kong
Hong Kong has a lot of eye-catching destinations, part of that is the fascinating mega-metropolis. You may wonder why it’s called the mega-metropolis, here’s the reason why. Hong Kong has been one of the ‘Four Tigers in Asia’ because it went through rapid growth by going through industrialization. The city has a well-developed level of infrastructures such as roads, railways, and ports. Moreover, they have well-educated citizens with outstanding skills. And they never forget their cultural traditions that give importance to education and achievement. They are also located in a place perfect for trading, imports, and exports. And most of all, they have impressive government support.
Even though Hong Kong is a modernized city, it still offers beautiful gardens and green parks inside the city for people to unwind and maintain the city’s image in promoting antipollution. Like for example the Hong Kong park, which is exactly where our, as wedding planners from www.marriageinhongkong.com, most beautiful wedding location – the Cotton Tree Drive Registry, is situated. Another thing Hong Kong has to offer are the mesmerizing shopping malls, religious temples, and sites. You can visit the Man Mo Temple, the most renowned temple in Hong Kong. Or visit Po Lin Monastery, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, and Pak Tai Temple. Hong Kong has a special taste, it is mixed with the traditional Chinese culture mixed with British-style features. So when you stroll the city you can see British-Chinese fingerprints everywhere.
How to get there
Most people can reach Hong Kong through a plane. There are over 100 international airlines today coming in and out from different parts of the world. There is also a direct flight and sometimes there are cheap flights being offered. If you’re Asian and decided to tour the city, there are a lot of cheap deals for you. If you’re from Frankfurt, it is about 11 hrs if it’s a direct flight. We can book a flight for you in the best and cheapest way possible.
Port of Entry
Hong Kong’s port of entry is different for every visitor. However, the entry and customs regulations of Hong Kong are simple and straightforward. In general, visitors can process their immigration clearance at traditional counters by showing their valid travel documents together with arrival or departure cards. Most of the tourist gets a “visa-on-arrival” in his/her passport and can stay in the country for 7, 14, 30, or 90 days approximate. However, entry requirements can be found on the Hong Kong Immigration Dept. website.
Kowloon is an extension of Hong Kong Island, and there are a lot of activities that you can enjoy while visiting Kowloon. Transportation is not a problem, there’s a lot of ways to get around the island. Kowloon has plenty of rich cultural attractions such as museums, live performance venues, best-shopping markets and many more.
Listed below are the places you can visit and shopping malls in the district of Mong Kok, Kowloon:
- Electronics Street in Apliu Street where you can buy Electrical appliances of all kinds.
- Flower Market in Flower Market Road, they sell a lot of beautiful and unique Flowers.
- Goldfish Market in Tung Choi Street North, sell fishes and other animals.
- Jade Market in Kansu Street / Battery Street, have a lot of jewelry and charms made of Jade.
- Ladies Market in Tung Choi Street sell clothing, cosmetics, accessories.
- Temple Street Night Market in Temple Street can offer you souvenirs from China.
- Sneakers Street in Fa Yuen Street, from the word itself they sell shoes.
On the other hand, if you want to relax after a long day of walking and strolling, Green Oasis of Kowloon Park is always available for you to unwind. Kowloon Park blends well with its surrounding, a natural landscape of Hong Kong city.
Ultimately, the International Commerce Center known locally as ICC is the latest ‘super skyscraper’ that obtains its title of Hong Kong’s tallest building. The building’s 118 floors are mostly devoted to office spaces, however, there’s also a Ritz-Carlton hotel as well as restaurants and the sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck. Since it’s the tallest building around the city, you can definitely experience a panoramic view of the city Hong Kong.
The highlight in visiting Hong Kong is the Symphony of Lights. The show has set the harbor burning every night since and is recognized as one of the world’s most spectacular light performance. The best viewing locations of this night display are along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront between the Avenue of Stars and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, or at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wanchai, and from sightseeing ferries in the Victoria Harbour. We cannot wait for you to see this show so don’t hesitate to pack your bags and visit Hong Kong!