Free & Fun Things To Do Around Hong Kong
There are many ways to save money for a raining day but still have fun in Hong Kong. For this summer, we have listed a few staple Hong Kong attractions that you should go to at least once in your life.
CENTRAL MID-LEVELS ESCALATORS
Lucky for us, the largest outoor escalator system is located in Central! The escalator is over 800m long and goes up 135m. Instead of being one connected escalator, it is split into 20 escalatosr and 3 walkways. From Queen's Road to Mid-levels, the atmosphere and surroundings change. You can see Soho, shops, bars, restaurants while you go on the escalator.
SIK SIK YUEN WONG TAI SIN TEMPLE
Wong Tai Sin temple is home to three religious; Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. The temple is a popular attraction due to the culture and scenery surrounding it. Administrated by the Taoist organization; Sik Sik Yuen, there have been Taoist weddings there. A spiritual act called kau cim is performed here which allows consists of getting a piece of bamboo, then paper to a soothsayer that will interpret your fortune given earlier. There are also palm reading services!
PMQ is a great place to have a look when you have time! There are different exhibitions and events throughout the year. Other than art, there are different shops through the building full of creativity and there are some unique restaurants.
HONG KONG MUSEUM OF ART
There are a few museums in Hong Kong that are free on Wednesdays! With different exhibitions and activities, the museum is a great place to escape the summer heat for a few hours. Make sure to check out the Museum of History, Museum of Art, Science Museum, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, Museum of Coastal Defence and the Space Museum! Other museums around Hong Kong are free as well; Hong Kong Arts Centre and Hong Kong Film Archive.
Picnics are back and here to stay! Enjoy the view of the skyline and the Central district at Tamar Park. You can bring a blanket and food to the open greenery with family and friends. Other than Tamar Park, you can also go to Inspiration Lake near Disneyland where you can also ride on carts and go on paddle boats in the lake.