Hong Kong has a lot to offer. From major attractions in the area to the nearby attractions from the Hotel worth a short jaunt. Read on to see why Hong Kong is the perfect place for fun exploration.
Things to Do in Hong Kong
CONCIERGE RECOMMENDS: HONG KONG
A Chef Concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong shares tips to make your stay memorable, from the best views of Hong Kong to where to find authentic Chinese cuisine.
The Hip Side of Hong Kong
Venture south of Hollywood Road to SoHo, a neighbourhood packed with local boutiques, upscale restaurants, independent cafés and fine-art galleries.
Things to Do in Hong Kong
Take advantage of the best family activities Hong Kong has to offer, from the Big Buddha to Hong Kong Disneyland to the Global Geopark of China – there's something for everyone.
Make your way to the Peak in the late afternoon. You may enjoy the beautiful day view and as the sky gets dark very quickly, you will also have the chance to witness a stunning night scenery of Hong Kong from high up above.
After visiting the market Stanley, stroll along the Stanley Promenade until you reach the historical Murray House. Boasting fantastic restaurants under its roof, the building offers a great spot for lunch or dinner.
Ngong Ping 360
Pay extra to ride on a Crystal Cabin, where you can adopt an amazing bird's eye view as your cable swishes past blue seas and green mountains.
Happy Valley Race Course
Watch the horse races on a Wednesday night at the Jockey Club in Happy Valley. People not only come to see the races, but also for the dozens of food and drink tents and the entertainment attractions.
Visit one of Hong Kong's many vibrant street markets teeming with colourful local souvenirs, sportswear and electronics to sell. At the Temple Street Night Market, watch out for fortune tellers and impromptu Cantonese opera performances.
The Big Buddha
Climb 268 steps to reach the top of the Big Buddha for breathtaking scenery. For those who are not up for the strenuous climbing, speak to any member of staff on-site to access the platform via an easier route.
Symphony of Lights
Watch the Symphony of Lights from the 4th floor podium at ifc for a full musical score to match the dramatic light show across the Harbour.
Chi lin Nunnery
For a midday break, head over to the serene Chi Lin Nunnery. Chi Lin Nunnery’s timber architectures and scenic gardens are carefully landscaped to offer an escape from the city and if you get hungry, visit the onsite vegetarian restaurant.
Get whisked off on the longest outdoor escalator system and get off at the hustling SOHO, home to a host of fun and hip new restaurants featuring Middle Eastern, Korean fusion and Berlinese cuisines, among many others.
Man Mo Temple
When on Hollywood Road, visiting the charming Man Mo Temple is a must. One of the first traditional style temples built in the 1840’s. It was dedicated to two of the most worshiped gods in ancient China, God of Literature and God of War. Show your respect for the deities by lighting three incense sticks, and bowing three times.
Known as the second road to be built in the history of Hong Kong, Hollywood Road is a long road running through Central, SOHO and Sheung Wan. A treasure trove of sprawling cafes, antiques shop and uber modern art galleries, make sure you wear comfortable shoes to explore this fascinating section of town.
Lan Kwai Fong
Locals of all ages love their "fancy dress". Head to Pottinger Street during the day to pick up a set of angel wings, crazy wig or fun mask to get in the spirit for a big night out in Lan Kwai Fong.
Stroll along the Central Promenade for a spectacular view of the Victoria Harbour. Hop on the Hong Kong Observation Wheel to see the city light up at dusk.
A declared monument, The Western Market is one of the oldest surviving market buildings in Hong Kong. Drop by this Edwardian style building to check out the range of fabric merchants and cafes
Fringe Club & HK Visual Arts Centre
Live jazz, comedy, art installations. The Fringe is the place to go to catch the cutting edge in the arts scene. Don't miss their regular collaboration with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta for intimate performances and contemporary music from world renowned classical musicians.
Sai Ying Pun
Behind the quirky second-hand stores, the incense shops and traditional Chinese apartments is an area brimming with a huge range of options for your dining delights. We recommend dining at Hung Hing to savour traditional Cantonese food, La Paloma for delicious tapas, and Metropolitain to enjoy a homely French cuisine.
With a history of over 100 years, the iconic Star Ferry serves as both a vehicle and a tourist attraction. To take in the best views, choose the seats at the front and rear of the boat. These seats can be flipped, allowing you to sit facing the direction you’re travelling in.
Li Yuen Street
Visit the Li Yuen Street Market for a mishmash of local souvenirs, cheap handbags, trinkets and backpacks.