A walking tour is a great way to see Hong Kong in all its ultra-busy, pulsating glory. Hong Kong doesn’t call itself ‘Asia’s World City’ for nothing.
You don’t actually get to ‘see’ much at the ‘Dialogue in the Dark’ exhibition. That’s because a visually-impaired guide ‘shows’ you Hong Kong in the pitch dark. A very enlightening experience.
The Hong Kong skyline was voted the finest in the world by CNN. It’s best viewed from the TST Promenade and Avenue of Stars, either early in the morning or at night.
The Nan Lian Garden is a 3.5 hectare park, based on the famous Jianshouju garden in the Shanxi Province. It’s a quiet and peaceful, eye-catching haven away from the city’s bustle.
A must-do on any Hong Kong visit is a ride on one of the classic ‘ding dong’ trams that traverse the city. National Geographic magazine call it one of the world’s top ten trolley bus rides.
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s very popular theme park, aquatic-based fun that’s located in Aberdeen on the south coast of Hong Kong island.
Zoom up the 100 floors to Sky 100, the very highest observation platform in Hong Kong. There, you’ll enjoy amazing 360 degree views of Victoria harbour, as well as the Hong Kong and Kowloon skylines.
In the Know
The Eaton Hotel offers a number of ways to make your stay extra special – if you know about them! Here are our insider’s secrets for the hotel:
Go for the Club Rooms if you want lots of space.
Do specify a double bed or non-smoking room if that is what you want.
The higher the floor, the quieter the room will be – and better views too.
Club Rooms are probably your best bet if you are a family with young children.
Get your hands on an Octopus travel card if you want to save money travelling on the underground.
Note - there are no interconnecting rooms on the E Club floor.