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Hong Kong is undoubtedly a photographer’s paradise. With vivid beaming lights, tall iconic skyscrapers, Chinese history, colonial traces,cultural monuments, mesmerising landscapes & waterscapes, this place has so much to offer. In this blog I am sharing with you the most Instagrammable spots in Hong Kong
1. Nan Lian Garden
Nan Lian Garden is a Tang-style landscaped Chinese garden nestled amid high rises. Nan Lin Garden is best reached through Diamond Hill MTR station using the Hong Kong MTR subway system.
2. Choi Hung Estate
The ‘Rainbow Estate’ is one of the oldest public housing estate in Hong Kong. These bright and beautiful buildings painted in eight different colours is a photography heaven.
3. Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
SKY100 Hong Kong Observation Deck which is located on the 100th floor of International Commerce Centre, the tallest building in Hong Kong. This observation deck in Hong Kong gives a 360-degree view of the city and its famous Victoria Harbour.
4. Aberdeen Fishing Village
Aberdeen Fishing Village, a picturesque harbour, sampan Rides, seafood markets, and floating Restaurants. Aberdeen Harbour has the distinct honour of being the first place where the British set foot upon arriving in Hong Kong. Back then, Aberdeen was the center of the incense trade, this is how Hong Kong got its name, it literally means “Fragrant Harbour”.
5. Mong Kok
Mong Kok is one of the major shopping areas on Kowloon side. Depending on where you are located its pretty simple to get there through, Mong Kok is best reached by the Hong Kong MTR subway system. Popularly know for its markets Ladies market, Sneaker street, goldfish market. Along with these market Mong Kok is one of the best place to find the iconic neon and led signs.
6. Tian tan Buddha, Lantau Island
Tian Tan Buddha also known as the Big Buddha, is sited near Po Lin Monastery. To reach the Tian Tan Buddha we took the Ngong Ping Cable Car. A small walk through Ngong Ping village with precise maps along the streets to guide you to the statue its pretty simple to locate the Big Buddha. Visitors have to climb the 268 steps to reach the massive Buddha statue, but given the calm and positivity one experiences after getting there its all worth it. The day we went there it was 14 deg. Celsius and way too hazy and cloudy with very little visibility.
7. Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui
Ocean Terminal located on Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, near Harbour City mall is one of the easily accessible waterfront promenade. The view of Victoria Harbour from the TST waterfront promenade is more magnificent.
This is just a small list based on the places I could visit. A couple of other sites popular among photographers which you could check are Montane Mansion – Quarry Bay, Hollywood Road, Instagram Pier..etc