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    Victoria Harbour Cruise Tour: 1 of 1000 Places To See Before You Die

    After all the Philippine historical tours, Disneyland, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and free Hong Kong city tour, one of the most recognizable images of Hong Kong can be experienced through Star Ferry's Harbour Tour.






    the last authentic Chinese junk still sailing in Victoria Harbour: the Duk Ling moored at the Central Pier

    ifc hong kong

    Central pier and International Finance Center, the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong towering over the magnificent skyline

    hong kong clock tower

    the spaceage-looking Hong Kong Cultural Center and the Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, both landmarks of the modern city.

    The Clock Tower is what's only left of the Kowloon station of the Kowloon-Canton railway in Tsim Sha Tsui.

    Nearby are Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Space Museum, and the Avenue of Stars

    victoria harbour cruise

    hong kong cnvention centre

    The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Behind is the World Plaza, Hong Kong's second tallest skyscraper

    hong kong skyline

    the magnificent skyline of Central, Hong Kong Island. The edifice, with unique climbing lines resembling growing bamboo shoots symbolizing livelihood and prosperity, is the Bank of China Tower: the 3rd highest building there.

    chinese junk victoria harbour hong kong
    Crossing the Victoria Harbour is one of the 50 places of a lifetime according to National Geographic and also one of the 1000 places to see before you die.

    Tutubi has only been to seven of the 1000 places...993 places more to visit! :)

    Star Ferry's Harbour Tour Ticket Prices:

    Round Trip Ticket costs HK$45 during the day, HK$95 at night and HK$135 during A Symphony of Lights multimedia show featuring the buildings on the harbour front in a spectacular light sequence.

    You may get your tickets at the following outlets:

    Central Star Ferry Pier, Wan Chai Star Ferry Pier, Hung Hom Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier
    UPDATED: July 2013

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:47 PM,

    14 Comments:

    At Sep 20, 2007, 11:55:00 AM, Anonymous kyels said...

    Just gotta love its skyline! Really amazing buildings.

    (:

     
    At Sep 20, 2007, 12:14:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    A very impressive skyline indeed!

     
    At Sep 21, 2007, 12:16:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    my husband liked hongkong and said i need to see it too. i wish that would come sooner because i have seen a lot of pictures of it and i like what i saw so far. the food must be heavenly.

     
    At Sep 21, 2007, 10:51:00 AM, Anonymous dodong flores said...

    Oh, I'd been into these places :)

     
    At Sep 21, 2007, 3:36:00 PM, Blogger Mari said...

    Wow, very impressive. I haven't been to Hongkong and probably will never get to see it. At least I got to see it here and I'm quite impressed with the sights.

     
    At Sep 22, 2007, 4:39:00 AM, Anonymous cheh said...

    A very gorgeous place to visit! lovely shots as usual

    happy weekend tutubi!

     
    At Sep 22, 2007, 1:48:00 PM, Blogger Sidney said...

    I guess I can die in piece! Great pictures as usual!

     
    At Sep 23, 2007, 9:06:00 PM, Blogger tin-tin said...

    so i guess i can die already coz i've seen this already. hehehe ;p

     
    At Sep 24, 2007, 3:36:00 PM, Anonymous Toe said...

    Grabe, ang galing ng skyline.

    I remember I went to Hongkong when I was a kid. I don't know if I rode the ferry though.

    Is this list from the book? I'm quite interested to find out what the thousand places are. :)

     
    At Sep 24, 2007, 4:03:00 PM, Anonymous tutubi said...

    kyels, amazing buildings indeed

    pieterbie, one of the most impressinve that is

    photo cache, it's such a nice city near the beach and nature. live it. love it :)

    dodong, yeah. one of those must-see in HK

    mari, at least you've been there virtually thru my blog :)

    cheh, wish to come back and visit other places, too.

    sidney, no, there're still 999 other places to visit :P

    tin-tin, isa ka pa. 999 pa :)

    toe, 1000 places is really from the book although i find trivializing travel to just like a shopping list :(

     
    At Sep 24, 2007, 8:56:00 PM, Anonymous niceheart said...

    I like the architecture of the buildings, especially that of the convention centre.

     
    At Sep 24, 2007, 11:03:00 PM, Anonymous Ferdz said...

    Gada talaga ng skyline dyan. Would want to see it real soon as well. :D

     
    At Sep 28, 2007, 12:56:00 PM, Anonymous bw said...

    Very nice picures ! Isn't it that the HKG harbor is slowly shrinking as the govt has reclaimed a lot of area to build new buildings ?

     
    At Apr 26, 2011, 1:15:00 PM, Blogger shing said...

    Tutubi, where did you stay to keep within your backpacker's budget?

     

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