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Out And About In Hong Kong
It's your gourmet paradise, shopping paradise, and adventurers' paradise; It's your heaven of delicacies, your heaven of shopping, your pearl of the orient; It's "Asia's World City;" Of course it is your Hong Kong!

Hong Kong is certainly world's most active and dynamic cities. Situated on the eastern side of the Pearl River Delta, the Hong Kong territory is comprised of over 260 islands. It borders Guangdong province in the north and facing the South China Sea in the east, west and south.

Hong Kong is one of the most visited cities of the world. It is widely known for museums, galleries, amusement parks, Islands, temples, and much more. Some of the major attractions of Hong Kong are:

Victoria Peak offers the best views of the town and the seaport, with the stunning nighttime views. Victoria Peak is known for its eating joints and entertainment attractions.

Kowloon Peninsula is mainly famous for Tsim Sha Tsui that is the famous tourist place. The place offers wonderful shops, eating houses, pubs, topless bars and camera stores. It is also home to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the Space Museum, the famous Peninsula Hotel and the History Museum.

Nathan Road is the chief and busiest road in Kowloon that goes in a south-north direction from Tsim Sha Tsui to Mong Kok. It is lined with stores, eating houses and holidaymakers.

Hong Kong Space Museum is the repository offering you hundreds of displays ranging from telecommunications, artificial intelligence, power, computing machine, and physics.

Macau is your destination for grand baroque churches, balconied colonial mansions, open plazas and Mediterranean-style cafes, shopping malls, theme parks, towers and bridges and various gambling places. Macau's beauties are calm, easygoing, architectural and distinctive.

If you are lover of plants, Lou Lim Ioc Gardens is a beautified place where you can find a myriad of European and Chinese plants adjoining an opulently columned and curved hall.

Sun Yatsen Memorial Home, located on the southern slope of Yuexiu Hill, is memorial house that was constructed between 1929 and 1931. This outlandishly Moorish-style memorial house pays honor to the originator of the Chinese Republic 'Sun Yatsen'.

Kun Iam Temple is temple complex that was established in the 13th century. The complex is devoted to the Goddess of Mercy. This is classic Chinese temple area, and you must see the eaves assembled with ceramic designs of fish, flowers and dragons,

Hong Kong Museum of History is the museum conserving Hong Kong's natural history, archaeology, ethnography and local history. Established by the Urban Council in July 1975, the museum has three branches - Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence at Shau Kei Wan, Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum at Sham Shui Po, and Law Uk Folk Museum at Chai Wan.

Situated in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island, Ocean Park is the marine-theme fun park covering up the Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan area. It offers reasonable marine animal education and leisure and is a private organization for commercial purposes. Lantau Island is best for cruising around and watching dolphins that live in waters. You can really have great fun on the Island.
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Orson Johnson writes for Holiday Velvet, a website providing Hong Kong holiday rentals.
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