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Star Ferry Tours on the Hong Kong Waters, China

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Public Transportation travel tip
added on the 30th of August, 2010
The ferries of the Star Ferry Company are a national emblem in Hong Kong. They are history in themselves, operating since the end of the 1880s. These ferries are so much a piece of the city as the double-deckers are of London.

Actually there are only 12 ferries that tour the waters around Hong Kong. They make short trips, presenting the beautiful view of the city from the sea, and longer ones to Kowloon, and Hong Kong Island. It is a worthwhile experience to go on a cruise on a ship that is as much part of the city’s history as the fact that the city is the most densely populated area in the world.

Address:
Star Ferry Pier, Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong.


Price:
Adults $6.30,
Children $3.20

Opening Hours:
Operates daily.

On the web:
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