31. Visit the Goldfish Market
Admire the array of colourful aquatic beauties on sale at this vibrant Mong Kok market, which is also stocked with over-the-top saltwater aquariums, amphibians and reptiles, and all the fun accessories you will ever need to keep them entertained. Discover more amazing markets
in Hong Kong.
32. Explore Po Lin Monastery
Wander around this famous Buddhist monastery, perched high in Mount Muk Yue on Lantau Island, and visit the iconic 34-metre bronze Tian Tan Buddha that sits high above it.
33. Get Lost in Tai Kwun
Explore this impressive centre for heritage and arts, which boasts 16 historic structures, including remnants of the 19th Century Victoria Prison and old Central Police Station, as well as 16,000 square feet of exhibition space, and numerous bars, restaurants, and shops. Read more about Tai Kwun here
34. Grab a Book at Central Library
Find a good read at one of Hong Kong’s 70 static and 12 mobile public libraries dotted around the city. The Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay alone has 10 storeys of resources to explore, and you can borrow up to eight items each time if you sign up with your Hong Kong ID card.
35. Visit the Sevens Village
Can’t afford a ticket to the annual Rugby Sevens? Fear not, as there is plenty of fun to be had at the Sevens Village which is free for all to enter. Here you can lap up live music and all the action on the big screen.
36. Explore Chungking Mansions
This notorious 17-storey complex is famous for its cheap flats, curry restaurants, and for being a general gathering ground for some of Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities. It's also a great spot to snap some cool shots for the gram.
37. Relax in West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade
Feast your eyes on our beloved city skyline in this spacious park which hosts regular festivals and Freespace Happenings which are free for all to attend.
38. Visit a Quirky Museum
Visit one of the city’s niche museums such as the Hong Kong Railway Museum
, Hong Kong Monetary Authority Museum
, and the Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibit
, which are free to enter all year round. Discover more niche museums
in Hong Kong.
39. Stroll Around the Zoological Gardens
Visit the orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and lemurs which live in this 5.6-hectare garden nestled among the lush greenery on the northern slope of Victoria Peak.
40. Make a Wish at the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree
Visit the famous banyan tree in Lam Tsuen Village where people make wishes and offerings. Write your wish on a piece of paper and tie it onto the nearby wooden rack – and see if it comes true.