Hong Kong is not only a shopping paradise, but also a promising vacation spot. There are many unique places to visit to capture various moments while in Hong Kong. Some of the best places to take pictures are:
• Avenue of Stars and Garden of Stars
The Avenue of Stars is located near Victoria Harbor in Tsim Sha Tsui district and is Hong Kong’s version of the Hollywood Walk Fame. Right now, though, the Avenue of Stars is closed for renovation. In the meantime, you can visit the Garden of Stars. It is also in the Tsim Sha Tsui district. The garden has statues of Bruce Lee, Anita Mui, and sculptures of other famous Hong Kong actors and actresses. There are also star handprint plaques and other movie themed decorations.
• Clock Tower, TST
The clock tower is an icon of Hong Kong and is located in the Tsim Sha Tsui district. The clock tower was once party of Kowloon-TST train station, built in 1913. It is 44 meters tall. Inside the tower is a wooden staircase, allowing visitors to go up to the top of the tower. Currently, the inside of the tower is closed for maintenance, but is supposed to re-open in May 2016. So right now you may only take pictures outside the tower.
• Victoria Park
Victoria Park is named for Queen Victoria, of the queen of England from 1837-1901, during the Victorian era. The park is located in Causeway Bay, north of the city. The park is holds a variety of events, such as the flower market during Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn Festival, and Radio Television Hong Kong every Sunday.
• Golden Bauhinia Square
Golden Bauhinia Square is another Hong Kong icon also located in the Tsim Sha Hui district. The bauhinia is the emblem of Hong Kong, and the square is home to the Forever Blooming Bauhinia Sculpture. It was built in 1997 as a gift from the central government.
• The Central Mid-Levels Escalator System
At 800 meters long, this is the longest outdoor covered escalator system, not just in Hong Kong, but in the world. It connects the downtown district and the western district. The objective of building this escalator was to facilitate the mobilization of Hong Kong residents and avoid traffic jams. Due to its length, this escalator has become a popular attraction to tourists.