Heritage of Hong Kong – an alluring city

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Hong Kong is a remarkable city that offers a host of engrossing attractions for the visitor. If you desire a well-reputed Hong Kong hotel an attractive choice would be theĀ Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong. This quality accommodation is renowned for its comfortable rooms and courteous hospitality.

Hong Kong is a fascinating city that has experienced a rich and varied history. Its rich cultural heritage may be understood by experiencing some of the city’s historical attractions which provide a remarkable insight into the manner in which residents of the city lived in times gone by.

Visitors should undoubtedly take the opportunity to take a ride on the local tram. This charming mode of transport is not just convenient and economical; it is also an excellent way to see the many sights of the city. In fact Hong Kong has the distinction of possessing the world’s most numerous fleet of the distinctive double decker trams. A ferry ride would be another highlight that will provide an authentic local experience.

Another splendid opportunity would be the chance to go antique shopping at Upper Lascar Row and Hollywood Road. This area is filled with innumerable boutiques selling antiques as well as an al fresco curio market packed to the brim with trinkets and valuables. This is an excellent place to buy a gift or souvenir as you will find everything from lamps and furniture to snuff bottles and badges.

Visitors should also make it a point to visit the famed Man Mo Temple, which is devoted to a number of Taoist deities. You will see a number of historical plaques at the shrine as well as devotees burning incense and making their prayers.
Another historical highlight in the city is the tranquil Stanley Military Cemetery and the nearby Murray House. Murray House, formerly the living quarters of British officers, is considered to be the city’s oldest existing specimen of Western style architecture. Hong Kong’s historical highlights are sure to captivate and enthral visitors touring the city.

 

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.Google+

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