Hong Kong is situated in China, on the south coast and have seven million inhabitants. This city is one of the most densely populated area in the world. Here 95% people are Chinese and only 5 % are other groups. Also, Hong Kong is a big tourist destination. If you want to know the most beautiful places to visit in Hong Kong, keep reading.
Here are Top 5 Tourist Destinations in Hong Kong:
Yuen Po Street Bird Garden
Occupying an area of nearly 3,000 square meters, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden is a Chinese-style park. This fascinating Chinese garden is located in Yuen Po Street in Mong Kok. It is the preferred meeting place of the owners of singing birds in Hong Kong and has 70 shelters for birds for sale.
Tai O Fishing Village
Located on the northwestern edge of Lantau Island, the Tai O village is a rare example of a community of houses in China. The house of the people from Tanka, a community of fishermen who have built their houses on stilts, the village is also famous for its dried fish and for its shrimp sauce. Many pit chef make personal visits to buy the exclusive Tai O products.
Located less than a half-hour by the ferry from the downtown of Hong Kong city, Lamma is an oasis settlement, with bars and shops, cultural attractions, full of Chinese traditions. The air is clean, the golden beaches are incredible and the exotic food is delicious. There is also a great trip with a scenic view. Here, the cars are banned, the bike is the main means of transport. Surprisingly, the local community in recent years has moved here to escape the tension from Hong Kong or Kowloon. Two of the most popular places worth visiting are the villages of Sok Kwu Wan and Yung Shue Wan. The most famous restaurant terraces from Sok Kwu Wan, built on stilts over the bay, offers a range of chili crab, garlic prawns, squid fried in oil and cover fish with ginger and spring garlic. Situated between the two villages, the Sham Wan beach is the only place from Hong Kong where the green turtles regularly deposited eggs.
Temple Street Market
The most famous outdoor market in Hong Kong, Temple Street Market is open from 2:00 pm but it is truly to life after dark. Here you’ll find riddles, opera enthusiast and a mixture of stalls that selling electronic gadgets, watches, leather goods, clothes, bags and souvenirs. Temple Street is in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon.
Western Market is one of the oldest structures in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Built in 1906 and reopened in 1991 as a center of Chinese art and craft, this elegant four-storey building of red brick was declared a historical monument by the Hong Kong government.
Whether planning a trip to the villages on stilts or a walk along Hong Kong, you will never forget this vacation. Here you will be able to find a culture and a lot of traditional food.