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If you only have one day in Hong Kong then here are a few things you just can't miss. Everything from the peak to the harbour as well as getting a bite to eat.

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  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Like a Local

10 Places

4 City Tips

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10 Places

Star Ferry

Ferries

Victoria Peak (The Peak)

Observation Decks & Towers

Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)

Tramways

Avenue of the Stars

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Hong Kong Park

Parks

Kowloon Park

Parks

Chi Lin Nunnery

Architectural Buildings, Gardens

Harbour City

Shopping Malls,

Man Mo Temple

Sacred & Religious Sites

Victoria Harbour

Marinas

ShaneMcDonald's City Tips

  • Taxi to Victoria Peak is quite reasonable and beats the queue for the Peak Tram
  • Don't miss the Star Ferry - cheap way to see the skyline
  • Don't eat in McDonalds, eat where the locals eat - Local traditional food / Dim sum is amazing.
  • Try the Ding Ding - Hong Kong Tram system (great fun)
  • Star Ferry
    Ferries
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    You get a wonderful view of the city from the bay and it is so reasonable to travel.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Bring your camera !
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Operational since 1888 19/10/2018
    • Essential trip 19/10/2018
    • Star Ferry
    Address:
    Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2367 7065
    Other:
  • Victoria Peak (The Peak)
    Observation Decks & Towers
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    Visit this area around 30 minutes before sunset and you will get amazing photos of the city

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Bring your camera
    • If you plan on replacing a CF card in your camera up here, it is pitch dark in areas so you may need a torch to ensure everything is in line.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice Vews 19/10/2018
    • A good tourist trap? 19/10/2018
    • Victoria Peak (The Peak)
    Address:
    No.1 Lugard Road
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    (852) 2522 0922
    Other:
  • Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)
    Tramways
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    The Ding Ding is the Tram system. Board from the back and leave and pay at the front.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Have exact change for the ding ding.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lovely ride 17/10/2018
    • So cool 16/10/2018
    • Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)
    Address:
    Whitty Street Tram Depot, Connaught Road West, Western District
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2548 7102
    Other:
  • Avenue of the Stars
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    A relaxing walk along this famous area will certainly add to your day.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • This are gets very busy
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Hong Kong
    • Bruce Lee statue 15/09/2018
    • Missing in Action 10/08/2018
    • Avenue of the Stars
    Address:
    No.20 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 3118 3000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    00:00 - 00:00
    Other:
  • Hong Kong Park
    Parks
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    A wonderful secluded park which should not be missed.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Check out the traditional tea house where you can take part in the tea ceremony.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Quiet oasis in the middle of all the bustle 16/10/2018
    • dirty 15/10/2018
    • Hong Kong Park
    Address:
    19 Cotton Tree Dr, Central
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2521 5041
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    06:00 - 23:00
    Other:
  • Kowloon Park
    Parks
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    A park located slightly out of the way but certainly worth getting to.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Get here early to see the locals doing Tai Chi
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #49 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Much repair work needed 17/10/2018
    • Hidden gem in the city 16/10/2018
    • Kowloon Park
    Address:
    22 Austin Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2724 3344
    Other:
  • Chi Lin Nunnery
    Architectural Buildings, Gardens
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    This is a bit of a journey on the MTR if you are near Central but worth getting to.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Get here early to avoid the heat of the day as there is little shade.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Escape from the crowd 17/10/2018
    • Oasis 14/10/2018
    • Chi Lin Nunnery
    Address:
    Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2354 1735
    Other:
  • Harbour City
    Shopping Malls,
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    If you want some retail therapy check out Harbour City and prepare for some good shopping!

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Get to the Godiva shop to try an almost pure chocolate ice cream cone - wow
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #65 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Self Contained City in Kowloon 17/10/2018
    • Caters for big spending Cruise passengers 13/10/2018
    • Harbour City
    Address:
    Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2118 8666
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Man Mo Temple
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    Get here on the Ding Ding for the best experience and you can enter and view this wonderful temple to the god of literature and the god of war.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Please respect the temple
    • Pay for incense if you wan to say your prayer
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #79 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A declared monument in HK 16/10/2018
    • Lovely temple 16/10/2018
    • Man Mo Temple
    Address:
    124-126 Hollywood Road
    Sheung Wan
    Hong Kong
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2803 2916
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    00:00 - 00:00
    Other:
  • Victoria Harbour
    Marinas
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    ShaneMcDonald Says:

    Come here at night to see the skyscrapers light up the night sky.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • I find this area wonderful at all parts of the day
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #24 of 842 things to do in Hong Kong
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Steeped in History 19/10/2018
    • A modern concrete/glass encroachment on the water 16/10/2018
    • Victoria Harbour
    Address:
    Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island
    Hong Kong 999077
    China
    Phone:
    +852 2807 6543
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