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City Guide Hong Kong

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Hong Kong City Reviews

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    Just a city

    It's quite expensive and not an awful lot to see, kinda like an Asian New York but without the charm.. It's just a city and it's worth seeing for a coulple of days but I wouldn't go all that way just for HK

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    good city ~but i don't shopping,i went to some nature places like Tai o village and Lamma Island~good fot hiking~the night scenery in the Peak and avennue of star is wonderful !!!

  • 100%

    Hohenheim

    Hong Kong Memories

    Weather was good this January, its easy to go to different places, and Hong Kong is Travel Friendly, you will never get lost.

    Insider Tip:Talk to your hostelmates, don't be shy... Share stories and get around Hong kong with them if possible, you will be amazed after.

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Amazing city, but not for solo travellers

    Hong Kong has beautiful skylines, the Peak was amazing, the nightlife, food etc, great. I was travelling solo which I wouldn't recommend to anyone going to here, it's the only place I've been to where I found unwelcoming and rude, the locals/mainland Chinese literally stare at you and are extremely rude (majority that is). Not a good place to make friends, luckily I knew people out there to see in the evenings or I would have hated the place simply due to the poor culture!

    Insider Tip:Great place to go with friends/partner but not as a solo traveller! Plenty to do and see but you don't need more than 3-4 days here. Fantastic shopping and nightlife, plenty of great restaurants. Virtually everywhere has a roof terrace and beautiful skyline views, but be prepared to spend a lot of money here!

  • 80%

    skydoll434244

    Hong Kong!

    Hong Kong is a wonderful city to visit. It's all that you would expect from a metropolis. If you enjoy hustle and bustle and being able to have access to a metro system that will practically take you everywhere--it's amazing. Well, let's say the tourist attractions like seeing the 'Big Buddah' and Victoria Peak to capture panoramic views of the city is simply breathtaking. Back to the city itself...."dirty"....a city not shy to have rat poison out on its smaller streets (alleyways).

    Insider Tip:Be careful where you dine! Count your "Yen" (change) Do not expect smiles or customer service, virtually unheard of. Can be expensive (tourist sites--surcharges for everything) Food can be cheap

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