Popular Accommodations in Hong Kong
Highlights in Hong Kong
- Booming metropolis with skyscrapers
- Disneyland Hong Kong
- Dim Sum at every street corner
- "Hong Kong Park and Museum of Tea
- Chinese New Year Festival
Most popular in Hong Kong
Holidays in Hong Kong
Location and orientation
Hong Kong is located on the south coast of the People's Republic of China and is home to more than seven million people. Hong Kong is one of the most booming cities in the world thanks to its achievements in the economic and financial sectors. But Hong Kong is also popular for tourism, which is why the number of vacation rentals in Hong Kong's impressive skyscrapers is constantly increasing.How to get to Hong Kong
Arrive comfortably by plane and experience the Chinese greatness at Hong Kong International Airport, located on the uninhabited island of Chek Lap Kok. China's second largest airport after Beijing will surely amaze you.
Travelers and Activities
Unlike its colonial origins, when Hong Kong consisted only of a few fishermen's huts, it is now considered one of the most architecturally exciting cities in Asia. Thanks to the economic rise, many old houses with poor equipment could be demolished and replaced by modern high-rise buildings. Today, traditional Chinese influences are rarely evident. In the interiors the rules of Feng Shui are usually strictly observed, which is probably also noticeable in the furnishing of your holiday home.Destination for culture lovers
Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui district has created a paradise for culturally interested tourists. In addition to a concert hall, galleries, art museums, a virtual planetarium and museums of history and science, there are many other smaller exhibitions. In "Hong Kong Park", for example, there is the "Museum of Tea", where the history of tea in China is presented.
Top 3 travel tips
Walt Disney is not only remembered for its enchanting films, but also for its theme parks around the globe. Hong Kong also has a Disneyland, which is popular with locals and tourists. More than 30 attractions, two hotels, numerous restaurants and lovingly designed shops await visitors of all ages.2nd Delicious Dim Sum
Dim Sum is often known in Europe from Asian restaurants. In China, you come across it on every street corner. These small appetizers, which are usually served with classic Chinese tea in small bamboo baskets, are available in various designs. The dumplings can be filled with meat, seafood, eggs or sweets before being steamed and eaten in the traditional way. It is usually served with soy, vinegar or a spicy sauce. Try the delicacies as you walk the streets and immerse yourself in the busy world of the metropolis.3rd Victoria Peak - Hong Kong's local mountain
Who needs a change to the mighty skyscrapers in the city centre will love a trip to the "Victoria Peak". From here you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the small looking buildings of the city, the harbour and the surrounding area. In addition, this has been the city's most exclusive residential area since colonial times. But not only the wealthy locals are at home here - there are also apartments available for tourists in Hong Kong at this altitude. After all, your holiday should be at least as exclusive.
There's nothing in Hong Kong that doesn't exist. So how about a visit to the goldfish market?
Things to know
Hong Kong has a tropical humid climate and is strongly influenced by the monsoon. In the course of the year no major temperature fluctuations can be observed, as there are not really markedly different seasons. The rainy month is June with 23 rainy days. In comparison there are only 8 rainy days in December, so this is an ideal month for renting a vacation rental in Hong Kong.The Chinese New Year Festival
Also known as the Spring Festival, it is the most important Chinese holiday. The date varies annually, but always takes place roughly in January / February and dates the turn of the year according to the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. Several weeks before, the preparations for this 15-day festival begin, which is accompanied by fireworks and dragon and lion dances.