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    Hiya i'm going to Hong Kong soon, any tips on what to see and do?
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    *The Peak on a clear day
    * A symphony of Lights down at the harbour in the evening
    * Stanley Market
    * Temple Street Night Market
    * Ocean Park (Pandas! And sea lions!)
    * Sha Tin/ Happy Valley Racecourse
    * The Big Buddah/ Ngong Ping 360
    * Pink Dolphin watching
    * Kowloon Park
    * Walk around TST and see all the street lights
    * 10,000 Buddahs at Sha Tin

    You can do a lot of those things together, actually. If you did the Pink dolhpin boat tour, you could visit Ngong Ping 360 and the Buddah just after, as they're really close to one another. Depending how much you like Pandas and general aquatic shows, you could probably do Ocean Park and Stanley Market on the same day too (they're on the same bus route), and Repulse Bay is another place in between the two that's really pretty.

    Likewise, if you wanted to do the Peak. If you start from Hung Hom area, you can walk along the harbour side, down along Hollywood Road and see all the stars, and then carry on until you reach the old Train Station Ferry Pier. Then get the Star Ferry across to the main city and walk until you reach the Peak Tram.

    The 10,000 Buddhas at Sha Tin is definitely interesting, and if you're in that area anyway and you pick the right day, you could visit the race course on a race night too.

    Those are all the things we did. Actually, I think we did a lot more, but those are the things that really stand out in my mind. Definitely all worth it. And make sure you get the Star Ferry at least once, night and day. Don't bother paying for the harbour cruise thing, the regular Ferry costs about 20p and is just as good.

    The main city itself is pretty impressive. You can go up to the 30-something floor of one of the skycrapers (Bank of America, I think?) and it really gives you an idea of how tall the buildings are. They have IFC2 as well, which is the big building from The Dark Knight.

    Also, if you get the chance, head over to Macau. We heard it was really amazing. On the day we went, there was torrential rain so all we got to do was visit The Venetian Hotel/Casino, but that in itself was worth the journey. The casinos there are all awesome, but the old town is meant to be really pretty too. It's a former Portuguese colony, I think, and after spending time in somewhere like Hong Kong, it's nice to go to a place that's a bit more European.
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    Lang Qui Fong (so spelt wrong!!). Always full of tourists, but cheap cocktails and the like.

    I'd recommend staying in Kowloon for a bit, and then stay on the island too, so you have a mix of both.

    Umm.. i can't remember anything else, it was so long ago since i've been.
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    i'm going to hong kong next easter! (and a bunch of other far eastern places)
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    I'm sooo so so jealous

    I just got back from HK 2 weeks ago and I wish I was still there.. the most amazing place in the world
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    Just so you know, i will be in your suitcase. But i'll be really quiet.
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    I read a book about Hong Kong this week at work
    Just thought I would share, have fun !
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    im goin 2 hong kong at the end of august, cant w8. i go every couple of years 2 c family
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    lol, i cant wait to go!
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    Susbcribed!
    I'd like to know more about HK too, one of the best places in Asia :woo: Does anybody know why the real estate prices are like not just crazy (that would be an understatement) but literally lunatic high! I've seen such average looking apartments (which would cost £200k max here) costing multi million pounds over there :eek3:
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    Maybe its cause they dont have the same amount of land as we do over here?
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    (Original post by Davy-Jones)
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    I'd like to know more about HK too, one of the best places in Asia :woo: Does anybody know why the real estate prices are like not just crazy (that would be an understatement) but literally lunatic high! I've seen such average looking apartments (which would cost £200k max here) costing multi million pounds over there :eek3:
    Have you ever been? If you had, did you not notice that the majority of Hong Kong is green spaces? Most of it is protected land, so the city is tiny, and as such the flats are more expensive.
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    (Original post by ladydeborah)
    Lang Qui Fong (so spelt wrong!!). Always full of tourists, but cheap cocktails and the like.

    I'd recommend staying in Kowloon for a bit, and then stay on the island too, so you have a mix of both.

    Umm.. i can't remember anything else, it was so long ago since i've been.
    Lan Kwai Fong is awesome! Me and my friend went on Ladies Night and got free drinks all night.

    The Avenue of the Stars is worth a visit - you get great views across the harbour, and can watch all the ferries and junk boats.

    Everywhere I was going to suggest has already been mentioned!

    Man Mo Temple is pretty amazing - you can smell the place from down the road! It's nestled amongst high rise flats so it's a little bit odd but very nice to see.

    Lantau Island is a must! I had an amazing day there.

    The Bird Market is an experience too - it's a bit of a culture shock to see so many tiny birds in a cage but some of the bird cages are beautiful.

    SoHo is amazing for food - theres a great sushi place called Dozo! which is really nice. You can get to it by going on the Mid-levels escalator which is quite fun.

    Have a great time - you'll love it! Who are you flying with?
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    Thanks, british airways
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    I recommend visiting Sai Kung, it is a fishing town outsite the city.
    One of my favourite places in the whole wide world.
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    Causeway Bay, you could spend ages there. Quite a lot of restaurants and shops: Times Square, World Trade, Windsor etc.

    IT is a good clothes shop, kind of like a Topman/Topshop.
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    Aw cool, thanks.
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    Ooh does it have a topshop? (I love topshop)
 
 
 
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