Published on November 12th, 2012 | by admin0
Popular Tourist Destinations in HONGKONG
Hong Kong is a former British colony located at China’s south coast. It was turned over to China in 1997 but it maintains a high degree of autonomy from the mainland. The name Hong Kong is a phonetic rendering of a pronunciation of a Cantonese name which means fragrant harbour. As one of the affluent territories of the world, Hong Kong offers a top place for shopping and entertainment.
HONG KONG DISNEYLAND
It is located on a reclaimed land in Lantau Island. It has: Main Street, U.S.A. (designed to look like a Midwest town), Fantasyland (brings to life the Disney movies), Adventureland (features jungle themed adventure), Tomorrowland (offers futuristic adventures), Grizzly Gulch (features a mining town) and Toy Story Land (from the Disney movie Toystory). By this year, 2013, the theme park will add new seven theme lands.
Hong Kong Disneyland one (1) day tickets are priced: HK $ 100 for seniors aged 65 and above, HK $ 285 for children aged 3 – 11 and HK $ 399 general admission, ages 12 – 64. Tickets can be purchased at MTR Hong Kong Station (Tung Chung Line Concourse). Open from 9:00am – 8:00pm on Monday to Friday and from 9:00am – 5:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.You can also purchase tickets at all Circle K outlets in Hong Kong.
It is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park, located in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan. Opened 10 January 1977 by the Governor of Hong Kong, Sir Murray MacLehose, the award winning park now has attractions and rides to about 35. The park covers 870,000 square metres of land.The Ocean Park also operates laboratories, observatories, an education department, and a Whales and Dolphins Fund.The park can be reached by a shuttle bus, a 1.5 kilometres cable car system or the Ocean Express funicular railway.
Ticket price for children is HK $ 140 while for adults (aged 12 and above) is HK $ 280. Free admission for children below 3 years old and for seniors aged 65 and above with Hong Kong Identity Card or Senior Citizen Card.
Victoria Peak is known locally as The Peak. It has an altitude of 552 meters. From here, you can view Central, Lamma Island, Victoria Harbour and the surrounding islands. There are major leisure and shopping centers in the area, the Peak Tower and the Peak Galleria.
Ticket prices for The Peak Tram Sky Pass, for Single Pass: HK$ 53 for adults and HK$ 24 for children aged 3-11 and seniors (aged 65 and above). For Return: HK$ 65 for adults and HK$ 31 for children aged 3-11 and seniors (aged 65 and above).
Ticket prices for The Peak Tram, for Single Pass: HK$ 28 for adults and HK$ 11 for children aged 3-11 and seniors (aged 65 and above). For Return: HK$ 40 for adults and HK$ 18 for children aged 3-11 and seniors (aged 65 and above).
The Peak Tram operates from 7 am to 12 midnight (Mon – Sun & Public Holidays) and departs every 10 – 15 minutes.