High-end shops and restaurants are here in abundance, and so are the most luxurious places to stay.
It’s a popular spot for budget travellers; Mong Kok is where the vast majority of hostels and cheaper accommodation are based.
The Jade Market (a covered bazaar selling varied qualities of jade) neighbours a gathering of the city's fortune-tellers and the Temple Street night market.
A 15-minute walk from the harbour, it’s the perfect place for rummaging through peculiar antiquities and mixing with the locals.
Lamma has become a haven for expat artists, giving the island its ‘hippy’ label. There are no motor vehicles, so it has a sleepy seaside feel and is the perfect place to escape the city. Cheng Chau and Ma Wan are both home to small fishing villages and quaint beaches that are worth a visit.
The New Territories are sparsely populated in comparison to Kowloon and the Island. Much of the land has national park status, including the group of beautiful beaches on the Sai Kung peninsula.
Follow Des Veoux Road West all the way to Kennedy Town for impressive views of Kowloon.
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