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- Nathan Road Shopping District
- Lan Kwai Fong
- International Commerce Centre
- Kowloon Tong
- Nina Towers
- University of Hong Kong
- Wong Tai Sin Temple
- Ocean Park
- Elements Shopping Mall
- Langham Place Mall
- Canton Road
- Harbour City
- Kowloonbay International Trade and Exhibition Centre
- Silvermine Beach
- Kowloon Bay Shopping Area
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Hong Kong, which is known officially as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is a city on the southern coast of China near the Pearl River estuary and bordering the South China Sea. Hong Kong is considered a world city much like New York, Paris, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Tokyo. The area of Hong Kong underwent a 99-year lease to Great Britain beginning in 1898. But for the four-year period where it was under Japanese control during World War II, the lease continued until 1997 when it was ceded back to China. Visitors to Hong Kong will enjoy the expansive skyline, the natural harbor, and the immense population density. Visiting Hong Kong is a rich experience of a lifetime, however taking care of the necessities, such as booking at one of their many Hong Kong hotels, must be taken care of first. Hotels.com provides for all kinds of Hong Kong hotels, including 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star offerings. An excellent guest rating system accentuates the wonderful service that Hotels.com provides.
Things to See and Do in Hong Kong
The remarkable city of Hong Kong has many things to offer the visitor. One particularly popular attraction for both visitors and locals is Victoria Peak. People enjoy scaling the top of the peak in order to catch the fantastic views of the city. One word to the wise would be to make sure to climb the Victoria Peak on a day where the cloud cover is clear, otherwise the view will not be so good. Another area that is popular with locals is Kowloon Park, which features giant life-sized statues of popular cartoon characters in the Hong Kong area. The park also has a variety of Tai Chi performers for people to take in, including many such artists available on a Sunday. Tourists and residents alike also enjoy the Happy Valley race track programs, where horse racing remains a popular activity. The Tiger Palm garden is another area that many tourists like to visit. There are other locations for the Tiger Palm gardens, including one in mainland China and one in Singapore. The Tiger Palm garden also features a wide variety of art, including a number of art prints that visitors can take in.
How to Properly Relate To The Locals in Hong Kong
Be aware of your surroundings when in Hong Kong. For example, make sure you follow all rules carefully, such as not smoking or chewing gum on the beach. It is allowed, but make sure that you properly wrap the chewing gum back into the wrapper before you dispose of it or you will be charged a hefty fine. Of course, you will also need to know some things about the language. Unlike the rest of China, Hong Kong residents speak Cantonese rather than the Mandarin spoken on the mainland. Due to its long history within the British Empire, many locals in Hong Kong also speak English, but not everyone. Everyone appreciates the gesture of tourists learning a few key phrases such as "please" and "thank you", and appearing to be humble will go a long way towards ingratiating yourself with the local people. Mobility in China is a bit different from what you are used to in the US, as people aren't free to simply pick up and move wherever they want - this means that many locals in Hong Kong have long-standing ties to the city and are very proud of its relatively high standard of living compared to rural China.
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