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Victoria Park Tennis Stadium

Victoria Park Tennis Stadium (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) – held every January, the “Hong Kong World Tennis Classic” tournament is held at this arena, and attracts major tennis players, such as Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Stefan Edberg, Mark Philippoussis, and Melanie Oudin, among others. See the event website for more details: www.hongkongtennisclassic.com

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Tai O Dragon Boat Water Parade

Tai O Dragon Boat Water Parade (Lantau Island, Outlying Islands) — During the annual Dragon Boat Festival, three fishermen’s associations in west Lantau Island’s tranquil fishing village of Tai O organize a religious ritual known as the Tai O Dragon Boat Water Parade (or the Tai O Deities Parade) which takes place on the fifth […]

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Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance (Tai Hang, Hong Kong Island) – started over a century ago by Hong King’s Tai Hang community to ward off bad luck, this theatrical outdoor event is held every September and involves 300 performers, 72,000 incense sticks and a 67-metre-long dragon producing a spectacle of fire, smoke and dynamic fury […]

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Star Ferry

Star Ferry (Star Ferry pier, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong) – this ferry service has been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastructure system of road and rail tunnels, tens of millions of people […]

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Sha Tin Racecourse

Sha Tin Racecourse (near Tai Po Road, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong) — is a racecourse of superlatives – the home of the world’s richest day of turf racing, the world’s first retractable roof over a parade ring, and the world’s longest Diamond Vision Television screen. With a capacity of 85,000 spectators, major racing […]

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Ocean Park Hong Kong

Ocean Park Hong Kong (Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong Island) — Opened in 1977, Ocean Park Hong Kong is a marine-life theme park featuring animal exhibits, thrill rides and shows. In 2012, its impressive ability to offer guests a world-class experience that blends entertainment with education and conservation was confirmed when it became the first […]

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Noah’s Ark Hong Kong

Noah’s Ark Hong Kong (33 Pak Yan Road, Ma Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong) – as the name of this theme park implies, it is indeed a full-size replica of Noah’s Ark (the only one anywhere in the world). Located at Ma Wan Park, the distinctive ark on the waterfront overlooks the Rambler Channel and […]

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Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360 (Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Outlying Islands, Hong Kong) – first time visitors to Hong Kong can visit this theme park to explore Lantau Island on the outskirts of the city. A visit here begins with a 25-minute cable car ride from Tung Chung. Give the amazing Crystal Cabin a try. Its glass […]

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Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau

Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau (New Territories, Hong Kong) – this 54-hole public golf facility was opened a few years ago, operating at an astounding 80% capacity. Its main distinction is that this course offers seaside views at every hole (providing a dramatic view of the South China Sea). In addition to the three golf […]

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Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival (New Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong) – held annually from later October to early November, visitors are invited to samples the fabulous wines and delicacies provided at this event — right in the heart of Hong Kong’s commercial center and set against Victoria Harbour and its iconic skyline. Organized by […]