Hong Kong's 

HK ISLAND

 

You will find here the essential addresses and tips for your visit (and possible stay) in the most famous and interesting part of the Territory :

 

Description :  The flashest buildings of HK as well as its most famous attractions. 

Comments : HK Island covers only 7% of the total surface of the territory but it is 7% well used :  stock exchange, beaches, tourists or vegetables markets, temples, walking trails, horse race track, tram, old streets, attraction parks,...  It got it all !  The only thing it lack is a choice of real budget accommodations. Nothing is perfect...

What to do : For information, go to one of the HKTA Office in Central / For a place to stay, go to Causeway Bay / For a view, go to the Peak or up one of the big towers  /  For monkeys, go to the Zoological Garden / For birds, go to the Aviary of HK Park or a disco / For the brain, go to the Museum of Tea ware  / For souvenirs, go to Stanley Market / For a swim, go to Repulse Bay /For sharks and scary rides, go to Ocean Park or take the Tram / For spending money, go to Pacific Place / For a drink, go to Lan Kwai Fong / For a rock, go to Wanchai / For bad taste, go to Tiger Balm Garden or a girly bar / For the record, go to the Hillside Escalator / For incense coils, go to Mam Mo Temple / For a jog, go to Bowen Rd / For internet, go to City Hall Public Library near the Star Ferry / For computer and software, go to Wanchai Computer City,...

What you may not like : The lack of convenient budget accommodation / Having to pay the entrance at a disco / The pollution & crowd of Causeway Bay / The expected closure of Tiger Balm Garden, the kitschiest garden in the world ! / The not so clean water anywhere /