The Avenue of Stars pays tribute to the names that helped make Hong Kong the ‘Hollywood of the East’
With commemorative plaques, celebrity handprints, descriptive milestones and movie memorabilia. A life-size statue of kung fu action hero Bruce Lee is on display. Hong Kong Disneyland is where you will embark on a magical journey through four themed lands: Main Street USA, Fantasyland, Adventureland and Tomorrowland.
Ocean Park Hong Kong is an experiential marine-life theme park featuring animal exhibits, thrill rides and shows that blends entertainment with education and conservation. It is the first Asian winner of the Applause Award, the most prestigious award in the amusement and theme park industry. Polar Adventure –lets you explore the North and South poles from the exhilaration of a bob sled ride.
Ladies Market on Tung Choi Street provides a one-kilometer stretch for shopping for women's clothing and accessories for women or all ages. Temple Street Night Market, is an enduring example of the theatre and festivity of a Chinese market. It has served as the backdrop to many memorable movies.
The Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre is a major landmark. Its innovative, top-down construction techniques have won many industry accolades. It served as the backdrop of the Handover Ceremony in 1997 when the former British Crown Colony was returned to the People's Republic of China.
Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade takes one past the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the Hong Kong Space Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of Art and Avenue of Stars while viewing the dramatic Hong Kong Island skyline. The old Clock Tower was once part of a once-bustling station for the Kowloon–Canton Railway terminus. The terminal is gone but this red brick and granite tower is now preserved as a Declared Monument and survives as an elegant reminder of the Age of Steam. It has also been a memorable landmark for the millions of Chinese immigrants who passed through the terminus to begin new lives not just in Hong Kong, but in other parts of the world via the city’s harbor.
The Wong Tai Sin Temple’s claim to ‘make every wish come true upon request’ might have something to do with its popularity. Home to three religions (Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism) its natural setting and beautifully ornamented buildings make it as much a scenic attraction as an important religious centre. Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple is where worshippers pray for good fortune through offerings, divine guidance and fortune telling.