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2 Sight-seeing in Hong Kong NG KA CHING (16) 2D p.1

3 Contents Welcome to Hong KongWelcome to Hong Kong p.3 Ocean ParkOcean Park p.4-5 Victoria PeakVictoria Peak p.6-7 Giant BuddhaGiant Buddha p.8-9 Hong Kong DisneylandHong Kong Disneyland p.10-11 Source p.12 p.2

4 Welcome to Hong Kong Hong Kong is simply dazzling. Experience the distinctive blend of East and West in this dynamic city. Feel the rush as you indulge in shopping. Savour culinary delicacies. Open your senses to Hong Kong's amazing skyline, bustling harbour and peaceful countryside. Come discover the diversity and sophistication that is Hong Kong. You'll love it! p.3

5 Ocean Park Ocean Park is one of the largest oceanariums in the world and the largest of its kind in S.E. Asia with an area of 870,000 square metres. It features aquariums, dolphin shows, thrilling rides, Asia's largest film simulator ride and the giant pandas. Come visit the 10,000 square metres Middle Kingdom and watch the amazing 5,000-year-old history of China unfurls before you. p.4

6 CABLE CAR A breath-taking ride in the cable car is a must for every visitor. You can experience a fascinating 360 degree grand view of the Park from high up in the sky. GIANT PANDAS An excellent opportunity of visiting a pair of giant pandas, An An and Jia Jia at their 2,000 square metres habitat OCEAN THEATRE Where adorable marine mammal stars like the dolphins, seals and sealions show off their spectacular tricks to thrill you. p.5

7 Victoria Peak High above Hong Kong Island on the 'back of the Dragon', Victoria Peak is Hong Kong's premier visitor attraction, providing magnificent harbour and city views. Arriving late afternoon enables you to experience the dazzling panorama of Hong Kong Island, the harbour, Kowloon and the hills beyond. Later, you can thrill to the neon- dotted skyline by night. What's more, The Peak offers visitors a multitude of fantastic entertainment, dining and shopping options. Peak Tram The best way to get to the top is via the Peak Tram, a funicular railway that carves a steep 373-metre swathe up the lush mountainside. The tram has been in operation since 1888, and once competed with sedan chairs as the most popular way up. Try to get seats at the front of the tram on the right-hand side for the journey skyward. The only way to describe the views from this vantage point is "simply awesome". p.6

8 Walk The Peak For really stunning views, walk around The Peak and take in the spectacular Hong Kong skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbour and Kowloon. Best views can be enjoyed from the Lions Pavilion, adjacent to the Peak Tram or the Lugard Road lookout - about a 15-minute walk from the Peak Station - offering striking 270-degree views of the surroundings. Afterwards, relax with some retail therapy or enjoy a spectacular dining experience with a fabulous view. Peak Tower & Peak GalleriaAnd let's not forget dining. There are several mouth-watering Thrilling indoor entertainment is housed in the Peak Tower and Peak Galleria. Then, rub shoulders with the famous at world-renowned Madame Tussauds wax portraits museum. With around 100 astoundingly life-like wax figures means getting up close and personal with Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger has never been easier. options on the Peak, including Cafe Deco and Movenpick Marche Restaurant. All impress hungry visitors with their international menus and outstanding views p.7

9 Giant Buddha Few statues anywhere in the world have such a powerful pull on the imagination as the Giant Buddha gazing serenely on the Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery from its hillside site at Ngong Ping on Lantau Island. The eyes, lips, incline of the head and even the right hand raised to deliver a blessing to all, combine to lend great depth of character and dignity to this extraordinary statue, whose very glance brings calm and introspection to those who look into those seemingly all-seeing eyes The majestic figure of the seated Buddha (or Tian Tan) is 34 metres high, was cast in China and took 10 years to complete. Weighing 220 tonnes, it was unveiled in 1993 amid deep religious ceremonies Besides attracting Buddhists from all over Asia, the magnificent figure with its compelling presence almost instantly transformed the remote Po Lin Monastery with its devout monks into a must on tourist schedules p.8

10 Besides studying the massive statue there is also much to see and do at the monastery itself with its various figures of Gods and other colourful manifestations of aspects of the Buddhist religion. If you dare, place in your hands a bamboo cylinder containing a mass of fortune sticks, and by shaking it carefully, one numbered stick will finally and tantalisingly fall to the ground. Match it with the relevant printed Fortune Paper and learn what the Fates have in store for you. Good luck! p.9

11 Hong Kong Disneyland invites visitors into the legendary fairytale kingdom that celebrates the spirit of fantasy, the world of tomorrow and a forever-young sense of adventure. Mickey Mouse will welcome you to the happiest place on Earth complete with attractions exclusively designed for Hong Kong. Families visiting the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will have magical journeys through four themed lands, namely Main Street U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland and Tomorrowland, plus two Disney-style hotels. Hong Kong Disneyland will offer a diverse range of food at various restaurants in the park. In addition there are specialty stores selling Disney memorabilia and souvenirs in each themed land and at the two hotels. Hong Kong Disneyland p.10

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