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Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, China

 
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Distance from city center: 5.2mi
erato's pictureby erato Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 16th of November, 2009
This is something you definitely must see if you are in Hong Kong. Voctoria Harbour is simply fabulous and very busy. This is the greatest view onto the city you can ever imagine.

You can see like fourty skyscrapers from here and the whole vital pulse of this amazing city. You can walk on the shore and admire the view, but I would recommend to see the place from the water.

You can take the Harbour's cruise, the Star Ferry, which is very modern and ideal for those who like comfort, or, which is even better, you can take a ride in a traditional Chinese junk, a special boat with red sailes, it is amazing! To be honest, neither of these is cheap (except for the walking), but if you can afford it, you really shouldn't miss to see the Harbour.

If you go late in the evening, you can witness something even more spectacular, the so called Symphony og Lights, when all the skyscrapers of Hong Kong extravagantly flodlitted in very many colours. It's just wonderful!

Address:
Victoria Harbour
Hong Kong

Price:
Rather expensive, both the harbour cruise and the traditional Chinese boat.

Opening Hours:
From the morning until late in the evening.

 
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