Monday, 5 August 2019

The NEW Hong Kong city guide 2019 by Lonely Planet

Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. Lonely Planet is your passport to Hong Kong, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.

Click HERE to buy the Lonely Planet Hong Kong city guide

Take in the city’s iconic skyline from the Star Ferry, ride the Peak Tram for superlative views, or dine on gourmet roast goose at a street café; all with your trusted travel companion.

Lonely Planet writer Lorna Parkes describes why she loves Hong Kong. "Hong Kong has to be the most beguiling city on earth. One minute I can be straining to get an eyeful of the city's neck-breaking versatility, and the next i'm seeking shade under trailing Chinese banyan trees that convince me i'm in a subtropical place far away from central's hustle. It's exotic yet familiar. Hong Kong's complexity and diversity is astounding and its confident cultural melee never fails to woo me - particularly in the kitchen, where Hong Kong chefs create love letters to their food-adoring fans. If i had one last meal? It would be dim sum in Hong Kong."

Hong Kong Top 10

1. Star Ferry

2. The Peak

3. Food-Lover's Paradise

4. Man Mo Temple

5. Temple Street Night Market

6. Hong Kong Wetland Park

7. Happy Valley Races

8. Tai Kwun

9. Big Buddha

10. PMQ

Inside Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong Travel Guide:

- Full-colour maps and images throughout

- Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests

- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Honest review for all budgets - eating, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss

- Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, politics, food, arts, architecture, cinema, religion, landscapes

- Free, convenient pull-out city map (included in print version), plus over 36 colour maps

Coverage includes: Central District, The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island, Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island, Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories, Outlying Islands, Shēnzhèn, Macau

Curator: Lorna Parkes

Writers: Piera Chen, Thomas O'Malley

Get to the heart of Hong Kong and begin your journey now!

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