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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Visiting Hong Kong For a Short Time

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Many friends ask me, what might travel to Hong Kong if we only have a little time? There are some friends who plan to take advantage of the long weekend, for example, to travel all the shopping. I always say just maybe!

While it may be the ideal time to explore Hong Kong at least 5 days, but if you can only spend 3 days 2 nights, or 4 days 3 nights is also not a problem. With MTR Octopus card or pass in hand, you are ready for this hong kong city for exploring this untapped! These are the sights and shopping can be the first choice, if indeed the time your visits short.

If you arrive in Hong Kong the day or the evening, maybe on the first day you can visit various places to shop in Causeway Bay or Tsim Sha Tsui.

1. Causeway Bay

The modern shopping area in Hong Kong. Lots of shopping malls and boutiques are also famous in this area. The Centre of Causeway Bay is around Sogo Department Stores, where there are also many other shopping venues such as the Fashion Walk (next to Sogo), IKEA (address: Upper Basement, Parklane Hotel, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay), or also Hysan Place, a new mall that is always full of visitors.

2. Mong Kok
Is an area that must be visited as well, particularly the Hong Kong people's life you can enjoy here. But please get ready to feel how full sesaknya Hong Kong, if you pay a visit to Mong Kok at the weekend. The biggest Mall in Mong Kok is the Langham Place, here there are large H&M and shops that sell local products such as Hong Kong, fashion products and accessories. There are also many small shops that sell trendy clothes and accessories. One of the most popular is the New Town Mall, with rising MTR, you can go to Mong Kok station and take Exit D2.

In Mong Kok as well you can find the most popular street market in Hong Kong, namely, Ladies ' Market on Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok. Filled with more than a hundred stalls selling a variety of merchandise on the street along a little over a kilometre. Sold ranging from fashion and accessories, souvenir items, such as a refrigerator magnet, shoes, suitcases and bags, watches, as well as various other trinkets. The roads to the Ladies Market is always exciting, though for some people might consider the market this one too touristy ' places ', but it never hurts to visit and feel the nuance of this Hong Kong street market.

3. Tsim Sha Tsui
Another very popular area for shopping in Hong Kong is Tsim Sha Tsui. Once out of the MTR, a variety of shopping centers are present in front of the eyes. Among them are mandatory You visit is Miramar Mall and The One.

If you are walking along Canton Road, will find high end boutiques such as Gucci, Dior, Emporio Armani, Louis Vuitton and more, towards the Harbour City Mall. In this street there is also an interesting shopping complex, the 1881 Heritage. A visit to this place is like riding a time machine, will take you to the Victorian era Hong Kong. This place was formerly used as the headquarters of the Hong Kong Marine Police, from 1880 to 1996, before it was converted into a shopping center, hotels and Exhibition Hall. Buildings in these areas has been restored and menghadirkaan a unique among Hong Kong's concrete jungle crowded looming.

At this location there are numerous monuments, among them the most interesting of which is the Time Ball Tower, where from 1885-1907, it provides essential services for ships in Victoria Harbour. And also a place that once was the center of Hong Kong fire brigade. In addition to shopping, you can also get to know a little bit about the history of Hong Kong.

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