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Hongkong

City Features

  • Foods

    Dim sum , literally means 'to touch (your) heart', is possibly the best known Cantonese di ...

  • Shopping

    Specialty stores are usually dedicated to selling a certain type of snack or dried goods. ...

  • Art&Entertainment

    Star Ferry's Harbor Tour with A Symphony of Lights, Pearl of the Orient Dinner Cruise, and ...

  • Hotel

    Two popular guesthouse clusters are inside Chungking Mansions  and Mirador Mansions i ...

  • Travel

    Ocean Park is a major attraction in Hong Kong, the luminous pearl of the Orient and world ...

  • Geography

    The city is made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands. Hong Kong Island is the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping. Northern Hong Kong Island is the main commercial, shopping and entertainment area; the residential ar ...

  • History

    Hong Kong(meaning fragrant harbour) is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a more recent contemporary ex-British influence. Today, the former British colony is a major tourism destination for China's increasingly affluent mainland population. It ...

Transport

Hong Kong maintains a separate and independent immigration system from that of mainland China. This means that, unlike mainland China, most visitors do not need to obtain visas in advance. However, it also means that a visa is still required to enter mainland China from Hong Kong.

Administrative Districts

Hong Kong Island is the site of the original British settlement. Most of Hong Kong's highest skyscrapers and the financial center can be found here, i ...

Information and Service

Emergency call 999 Useful numbers Complaint hot line (including taxi complaint): 2527 7177 Tourist Hot line of Hong Kong Tourism Board: 2508 1234 The Immigration Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: 2824 6111 Postal Directory Hot line: 2921 2222 Area Code 00852 Zip code 999077 Work Hours of Government and Office 9a.m to 5p.m (dinner time from 1p.m to 2p.m) Monday through Friday and 9a.m to 1p.m Saturday Work Hours of Banks 9a.m to 4p.m (no break ...