One of the current most popular destinations amongst tourists is… Hong Kong! Analytical company Euromonitor International made a survey of Top 100 city destinations based on official data of tourists’ travelling habits. According to the company, 25.7 million of people visited Hong Kong in 2017.
Asia is quite exotic, so why not to go there? Especially Hong Kong which looks so futuristic on the pictures with its sky scrapers and city lights. Why not join the trend and investigate this place for yourself!
What is so attractive in Hong Kong? Everything! Especially for people from another continent or culture. Main island is the financial, political, and touristic center. Besides a huge amount of sky scrapers and luxurious shopping centers, there are also fancy beaches, like Repulse Bay, and the most expensive hotels. Those who like to be in the center of the action should definitely stay in this part.
The most urban and busy part of Hong Kong is Kowloon Peninsula. It has enormous amount of shopping centers, malls, and various markets. The prices here are significantly lower than on the main island.
A nice and green region of Hong Kong is New Territories. Both locals, and tourists come here in order to relax and have rest from everyday hastle. This area is rich in parks, for example, Lion Rock Country Park and Kam Shan Country Park. There are also old monasteries in this region, and even sprawling sandy beaches.
Hong Kong is so diverse, it is no wonder that it is so popular. Let’s take Lantau Island, it is green and has beautiful landscapes with awe-inspiring ancient Buddha monuments. This island has picturesque parks with cycling and pedestrian routes. Don’t be afraid to get lost, you won’t because there are many maps and schemes on the territory of parks. And the highlight of the Lantau Island is Hong Kong Disneyland!
Now you see that there is a reason why Hong Kong is the most popular city for tourists! It offers everything you desire. Isn’t it nice to enjoy a busy megalopolis with all the extras it can offer, and when you are tired to go to nature enjoying the landscapes? Also, if you like some sport, there is another option – rent a bike! Usually you will get a map with the list of sightseeing. One of the most popular place to go by bike is Tai Po park. The bike rout is 6.8 miles long and runs along the Shing Mun river.