Once was a British colony, city has undergone changes until today and has been a major financial centre in the world lately. Hong Kong is also known as “Pearl of the Orient” due to its natural harbour which is the world’s fifth busiest port. Even though there are many skyscrapers which creates an impressive silhouette and crowd, air pollution has never been a major problem due to high usage of public transportation.
Before you meet with the crowd, Hong Kong International Airport is where you will take your first step.
Settle on the island of Chek Lap Kok, airport has been operating for commercial flights since 1998 and is one of the busiest passenger airports in the world. Also serving as a major cargo gateway increases flight volume. It is also a main hub for so many airlines, therefore nearly 70 million passengers were received in 2016.
Building includes two terminals, ninety boarding gates and seventy-eight jet bridge gates. Terminal 1, the first one to open, was the largest among all the terminals around the world. Now, it is the third largest airport passenger terminal and contains restaurants which are 24 hour open. If you are bored, there are also exhibitions you can attend at various times. Or you might want to discover the Hong Kong’s aviation history; Aviation Discovery Center is open from 11 am to 10 pm. Terminal 2 is only for departing passengers, therefore there is no gates or arrival amenities. The modern design of the terminal offers four luxurious VIP lounges; 3 in T1, 1 in T2 and they can be used by private jet passengers whilst waiting for their plane to be ready.
Two sided city has nearly seven million inhabitants; central is divided into two island, Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. While one side is the financial and business district, other one includes shopping centers, hotels and various museums attracting the visitors. If you would like to see the city from the peak, you can take the tram and see the best view of the city. There are also restaurants you can rest after your trip and a Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum to explore. One of the outstanding and famous sight is where the Buddha statue is. It one of the largest amongst all, and a close-up view if possible if you climb 260 stairs to reach to top. If you want to see a little buddha on your desk, market of Hong Kong where you should go to. Cheap souvenirs, clothing and local designs are available till 10 pm.
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