Must-Visit Places and Areas in Hong Kong for Your Next Trip
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Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Must Visit Places and Areas in Hong Kong for Your Next Trip 10

Hong Kong is an incredible city, full of amazing sights and experiences! Whether you’re headed there for a quick trip or an extended stay, you’re sure to find something exciting to do.

From the bustling streets of Central, rushed restaurants of Mong Kok to the peacefulness of Lamma Island and bliss beaches of Sai Kung, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Check out our guide for the must-visit places in Hong Kong for sightseeing, eating, drinking, and partying so that you can make the most out of your time in Hong Kong.

West Kowloon Cultural District

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

The harbourside neighbourhood of West Kowloon brings together historic buildings, 21st century art and architecture, and new dining experiences in a spacious area that is perfect for families, couples, and catching the finest skyline views of Hong Kong.

How to get here: Take the MTR Hong Kong Line to Kowloon Station Exit, walk along Nga Cheung Road and cross the footbridge into the West Kowloon Cultural District

Victoria Peak

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

The highest mountain in Hong Kong and offers stunning views of the city, Victoria Peak is a blissful haven for dining and hiking beyond the noise of Hong Kong. Take the tram up the mountain and explore the surroundings. Enjoy the breath-taking views of the city and take a leisurely stroll through the lush Victoria gardens and hike paths to the southside of Hong Kong.

How to get here: Take bus 15 from Admiralty and Wan Chai or bus 1 from Central.

Lan Kwai Fong

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Lan Kwai Fong is the verifiable heart of Hong Kong's nightlife and entertainment district. With its countless bars and restaurants and clubs, including the legendary Dragon-I, Cassio, Faye, Space, and Boomerang, it's the perfect spot to kick off the night on our trip to Hong Kong.

How to get here: Take the MTR Island Line to Central Station Exit D.

Stanley

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Stanley’s picturesque fishing village is the perfect spot for a relaxing day trip with many American, British, French and modern Western restaurants. Enjoy the view of the sea and the stunning architecture of this charming seaside town as you take a stroll along the waterfront and explore the traditional gift markets that make this area so unique.

How to get here: Take buses 260, 6, 6X, 66 from Central or 40 and 40X from Admiralty and Wan Chai.

Mui Wo

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Accessible by a speedy ferry journey from Central, Mui Wo is a great spot for beach time, adventurous hikes and getting lost in the Lantau Island wilderness. Take a cooling dip in the water and enjoy some delicious seafood by the town centre.

How to get here: Hop on the ferry to Mui Wo from Central Pier Number 6.

Repulse Bay

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Repulse Bay is one of Hong Kong’s most beautiful beaches, located close to the city centre on Hong Kong Island. The pristine beach is a great place to take in the stunning views of the South China Sea. Visit the beach or explore the nearby restaurants on the beach strip for Italian, Thai, Chinese, or brunch food.

How to get here: Take buses 260, 6, 6X, 66 from Central or 40 and 40X from Admiralty and Wan Chai.

SoHo

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Like other Soho neighbourhoods in the world, SoHo in Hong Kong is known for its trendy bars, restaurants, and popping nightlife. Find any type of Western and Asian cuisines within the walkableneighbourhood, including cheap bites and fine-dining Michelin restaurants. SoHo pumps up at night time.

How to get here: Take the MTR Island Line to Central Station and walk.

Kennedy Town

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying
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Located at the end of the MTR Island Line, Kennedy Town is a cute neighbourhood great to explore the city's history and culture, and catch the finest of local Cantonese cuisine. Take a walk along the waterfront and browse the shops for unique souvenirs.

How to get here: Take the MTR Island Line to Kennedy Town Station.

Sai Kung

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Hidden in the eastern corner of New Territories, Sai Kung is the premium spot for outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, speed boating, climbing and beach strolling. Enjoy the views of the lushsurrounding countryside and take a leisurely stroll through the traditional villages.

How to get here: Take the MTR Tseung Kwan O Line to Hang Hau Station and hop on bus 101M.

Lamma Island

Must-Visit Places in Hong Kong for Sightseeing, Eating, Drinking, Partying

Lamma Island a great spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy the peaceful beaches and explore the unique culture of this island. Visit the traditional fishing villages and take a boat ride to explore the surrounding islands.

How to get here: Hop on the ferry to Lamma Island from Central Pier Number 4.  

How many of these have you already ticked off from your Hong Kong bucket list? For more of the latest events in Hong Kong, check out The Beat Asia’s directory here.

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