Things to do in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a tourist magnet, pulling in the crowds with activities that suit every traveller. It can be a daunting prospect knowing where to go, so we've drawn up a selection of our top picks.
Standing side by side with modern life, the city is also dotted with historical sites including Eastern Han Dynasty tombs, opulent 13th century ancestral halls, refined Victorian architecture and relics of World War II. In addition to historical buildings, the streets are lined with living embodiments of Chinese heritage, including Chinese medicine shops, Chinese opera theatres and tea houses.
As you explore the city you can enjoy a feng shui treatment, stop at the Wishing Trees to make a wish (if you visit at Chinese New Year) and witness Tai Chi being practised in the parks. With its famously urban skyline, its easy to forget that Hong Kong is also a place of great natural beauty with numerous city parks including Hong Kong Park and several beautiful beaches along the coastline including Repluse Bay and Hung Shing Yeh Beach. Events in this metropolis include the world-famous Chinese New Year festivals and WinterFest, an incredible display of Christmas ambience with 3D light shows, a huge Statue Square Christmas Tree and delicious food.
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Events in Hong Kong
Whether you arrive in the heat of summer, or the rather blustery typhoon season, Hong Kong promises to keep you entertained. Make sure you look at the seasonal programme in advance to avoid missing out.
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- Temperature: The average temperature in Hong Kong is 26˚C all year around. The coldest month is January with a temperature of 14˚C. July is the hottest month with a temperature of 31˚C.
- Time difference: Hong Kong is 7 hours ahead of London during the summer months and 8 hours ahead during the winter months.
- Currency: The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).
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From the United Kingdom you have the options to fly from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Dublin to Hong Kong.
Flights to Hong Kong
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