What to See in Hong Kong & Guilin

Many people think Hong Kong as a shopping paradise, however, there are more things you can see and do in Hong Kong. As for Guilin, there are numerous places worthy your time and energy.

What to See in Hong Kong

Long famous for its dramatic panoramic night view and skyline, particularly in the direction towards Hong Kong Island where the skyline of skyscrapers is superimposed over the ridges behind, the Victoria Harbor is a major tourist attraction of Hong Kong. There are several most popular places to see the panoramic night view and skyline: Victoria Peak is the highest mountain on Hong Kong Island and it offers spectacular views of the city and its harbors; the Avenue of Stars, which is located along the Victoria Harbor waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, is also a good place; another way to view the harbor and cityscape is riding on the Star Ferry.

Characterized by low taxation and free trade, Hong Kong is an ideal shopping paradise that attracts tourists from all over the world. Yau Tsim Mong district, which includes Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, is the main shopping and retailing center of Hong Kong. Causeway Bay is also one of Hong Kong’s major shopping districts.

Lan Kwai Fong and Happy Valley Racecourse are good places to kill night time if you are still energetic after the day trip. Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park are great choices when you have a kid with you.For Hong Kong is too famous for its prosperity, people are rarely noticing its beautiful natural scenery. There are also quiet fishing village and beautiful small town worth your visit, like Stanley, Tai O and Shek O. If you are interested in Chinese temple or traditional gardens, then Wong Tai Sin Temple, Po Lin Monastery, Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden are must-go places for you.

To know more things and activities you can do in Hong Kong, please check Things to Do in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Night View

Hong Kong Night View

 

Happy Valley Racecourse

Happy Valley Racecourse

What to See Guilin

There is an old saying in China: “East or West, Guilin landscape is the best.” Only after you visit it, you will find it really worthy of the reputation. This saying fully shows the place of the picturesque landscape of Guilin in Chinese people’s heart.

Li River is the most famous river in Guilin, which flows 83km from Guilin to Yangshuo. Along with the river is the essence of Guilin scenery. Yulong River is about 16km long and it’s a tributary of Li River in Yangshuo County. It is popular for its idyllic and primitive sceneries along the river. Cruising or hiking along the rivers are both good choices to sightseeing.

Longji Rice Terraces are located in Longsheng County, about 77km from Guilin. Longji Rice Terrace scenic area combines natural landscape and ethnic cultural landscape. In this scenic area, you can enjoy the peaceful terrace scenery, experience the idyllic pastoral life of the locals, and release your stress and get really close to nature.

The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave which is over 180 million years old, while Silver Cave is a typical karst landscape. Walking into these caves, you will feel as if you are wandering into a wonderland.

lephant Trunk Hill, West Street, Ancient Town of Xingping and other scenic spots are also good places to go. We have listed more things and activities you can do in Guilin in Things to Do in Guilin, please check it for detailed information.

Li River

Li River

 

Longji Rice Terraces

Longji Rice Terraces

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