About Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a city that describes itself as a "kaleidoscope of life", a sophisticated fusion of East and West.
By day, HongKong mixes traditional culture with modern day excitement. Visitors are invited to learn the ancient art of Tai Chi free of charge in awe inspiring settings either on the Tsim Sha Tsui harbour front overlooking Hong Kong Island or up on "The Peak" looking down over the city and harbour.
For those who want to indulge in a bit of retail therapy, Hong Kong offers fantastic shopping malls where visitors will be sure to lose themselves in retail heaven!
By night, Hong Kong will amaze you with its show, A Symphony of Lights. Named the "World's Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show" by the Guinness World Records, the show expands across 44 buildings on both sides of the Victoria Harbour to create an all-round vision of coloured lights, laser beams and searchlights performing a stunning, unforgettable spectacle synchronised to music and narration that celebrates the energy, spirit and diversity of HongKong.
Other places of interest in Hong Kong include: Two International Finance Centre - the tallest building in Hong Kong; The Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau, the tallest outdoor Buddha statue in the world; The Avenue of Stars, a tribute to Hong Kong cinema; the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art. You may see pictures of these tourist sites here.
Hong Kong has a population of 6,921,700. The main languages spoken are Cantonese and Mandarin.
Hong Kong Climate
Hong Kong is an all year round destination with the best months to visit being October, November and December. Between September and February, HongKong enjoys a mild climate. Other months can be quite warm and humid at times with the most rainfall, occurring in August.
Current Weather in Hong Kong