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Hong Kong – Top Places to Visit

Wong Tai Sin Temple Pic courtesy: Andrew Moore

Wong Tai Sin Temple

A beautiful Taoist temple dedicated to the Great Immortal Wong. The temple claims to ‘make every wish come true upon request’. The temple commemorates the famous monk of yore, Wong Tai Sin, who was born in the Fourth century and became a deity at Red Pine Hill. In 1915, a Taoist priest carried a sacred portrait of Wong Tai Sin from Guangdong in southern China to Hong Kong.

 

Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Garden Pic Courtesy: Andrew Leyden

Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Garden

Large Buddhist temple complex of wooden architecture, relics & lotus ponds located in Diamond Hill.  It was founded in 1934 as a retreat for Buddhist nuns and was rebuilt in the 1990s following the traditional Tang Dynasty architecture. The temple halls have statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha, the goddess of mercy Guanyin and other bodhisattvas. These statues are made from gold, clay, wood and stone.

 

Disneyland – Hong Kong

Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland is located in Lantau Island. The park consists of seven themed areas: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land. Enjoy a day out with your family in this amazing themepark.

 

View from Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak

The Peak is one of the most popular attractions in Hong Kong. If there is only one thing you can do in Hong Kong, go to The Peak. If you have many things to do here, still go to The Peak. The highest point on Hong Kong Island, this has been the city’s most exclusive neighborhood since colonial times for the views of one of the world’s most spectacular cityscapes that keep the visitors coming.

Take the Peak Tram, steepest funicular railway in the world, to reach the top in seven minute.  You can explore the Peak Tower (viewing platform) Chocolate Museum, Madame Tussauds Museum, Trick Eye Museum.

 

Shek O Beach

Shek O Beach

Shek O is a village located in the south eastern part of Hong Kong. The name “Shek O” literally means the “rocky bay”. The entire area is a peninsula on the southern coast of the Hong Kong Island, facing the South China Sea. Shek O is surrounded by Shek O Country Park, Big Wave Bay and Cape D’Aguilar. There are many restaurants located around the beach.

 

Lamma Island

Lamma Island

A trip to Hong Kong is not complete without exploring one of the several islands. Lamma Island is located south of Hong Kong. Take a ferry and reach this island in 45 minutes. Explore the island by an easy walking trail with sweeping coastal vistas. There are many restaurants lined up near the ferry terminal where you can enjoy if you’re a seafood lover.

Ngong Ping Village & Buddha Statue

Ngong Ping

Reach this culturally themed village by a cable car where a wide array of shops and eateries offer a delightful shopping and dining experience. The renowned Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping Piazza and Wisdom Path are only a five-minute walk from Ngong Ping Village. Conclude your Lantau Island day out with a breathtaking sunset view as you take the cable car back.

Best Time to Visit

October – May

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Dubai – Oasis in the Desert

Dubai – Top Places to Visit

Ferrari World | Burj Khalifa | Shopping Bazaars | Desert Safari

Bastakiya – Pic courtesy: Diego Delso

Al Bastakiya

Also called the Al Fahidi Historical District, it is one of the city’s most picturesque heritage sites.

Dubai Marina Mall

A 390,000 sq. ft. large waterfront shopping & dining complex.

Palm Jumeirah

Artificial archipelago created using land reclamation which extends into the Persian Gulf. Take the Palm Jumeirah monorail connecting the Atlantis Hotel to the Gateway towers at the foot of the island.

Desert Safari

Head to the desert in the outskirts of Dubai. Activities include dune bashing, camel ride, evening buffet with entertainment.

Ferrari World – Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World

Ferrari World is located in an indoor amusement park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. It is the first Ferrari branded theme park.

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi is an Emirati themed waterpark located on Yas Island. More than 40 rides, attractions. A must visit theme park with your family.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque 

The largest mosque in Abu Dhabi with spectacular onion-top domes, the reflective pools that engulf the courtyard and the iconic prayer hall that houses the world’s biggest chandelier and carpet. Also the walls engraved with verses from the Quran and painted with gold leaves.

Dubai Museum

It is the main museum in Dubai, located in Al-Fahidi fort and is the oldest existing building in Dubai.

Gold Souk

The famous Gold Souk, one of the oldest and fascinating traditional market for gold jewellery and gemstones.

Dubai Creek Side Park

A saltwater creek that divides the city into half. The cable car runs the 2.3 km length in less than 30 minutes suspended 30 metres in the air. Also, one can go around the beautiful park on a rental bike.

Dhow Cruise

Dhow Cruise

A great way to spend and evening and enjoy views of Dubai and one of the must dos. 

Dubai Mall

Also known as the home of the Dubai shopping festival, it is one of the world’s largest shopping mall, located next to Burj Khalifa. It also houses the Dubai Aquarium and the Olympic sized ice rink.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

One of Dubai’s most iconic destination giving access to the highest outdoor observatory in the world spreading across levels 148 and 125.

Dubai Fountain

The world’s largest choreographed fountain system set on the 30 acre Burj Khalifa Lake

Meena Bazaar

One of the oldest shopping districts in Dubai, a perfect place to shop for textiles, jewellery, furniture, spices etc.

Optional Activities:

Skydive at Palm Islands
  • Sky Diving at Palm Islands
  • Fly boarding
  • Cruise on Palm Islands
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