Hong Kong Island, located south of Hong Kong, is the state’s historical, political and economic centre. The central district of the island is where you can find towering skyscrapers housing international businesses and financial offices, while the northern area forms the southern side of Victoria Harbour, which is largely responsible for the development of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Island is also home to many attractions – you can visit Man Mo Temple (the oldest Buddhist shrine in the city), hike Victoria Peak or Dragon’s Back Hike for panoramic views of the city, and enjoy impressive light-and-sound shows at Hong Kong’s A Symphony of Lights. There are 6 MTR lines connecting Hong Kong Island to the rest of the state, making it easy for travellers looking to explore neighbouring districts, such as Kowloon, Causeway Bay, and the New Territories.

What to see & do in Hong Kong

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You'll find plenty of things to do on Hong Kong Island as this where you can find some of the city’s most iconic views and attractions. Only a 30-minute drive or MTR ride south of Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon on the mainland, the island is home to Hong Kong’s downtown area. The bustling commercial hub features dozens of high-rise buildings bordering the picturesque Victoria Harbour. Hong Kong Island is home...

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Where & what to eat in Hong Kong

When it comes to dining on Hong Kong Island, you'll find a great variety of restaurants, with some top picks potentially serving up some of the best Chinese food you’ll ever try. There’s plenty of dining options, ranging from upscale food courts within luxury malls that dot Causeway Bay and Victoria Harbour to street-side restaurants and family-run food stalls where authentic flavours have been maintained for generations. Hong Kong Island's dining...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island offers some amazing shopping experiences, as it's home of the downtown area and commercial hub of Hong Kong. Upscale shopping complexes and malls housed in fantastic skyscrapers line the streets around Central and Causeway Bay. Among the many, you can’t miss the International Financial Centre (IFC) Mall, which is probably one of the best malls on the island. But shopping on Hong Kong Island isn’t only about glitzy...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island nightlife shines thanks to it being home to one of Hong Kong’s main entertainment hubs – the historical district of Lan Kwai Fong. You can easily reach the district in the downtown Central area, where over 100 restaurants, bars and some of Hong Kong’s top clubbing venues line the neon-lit streets. If you go further uphill towards Hollywood Road in Soho, you’ll find a collection of cool lounges...

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Where to stay in Hong Kong

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