Hong Kong travel guide


Hong Kong Travel Guide

Victoria Harbour

The Victoria Harbour is considered in Asia and the rest of the world as the greatest asset of the city of Hong Kong. In fact, this important harbor is considered as the jewel of Hong Kong. That is why a large number of people from different parts of the world visit the city in order to see and admire it. This big Harbour is quite famous in the world because of its marvelous panoramic views and astonishing skylines.

Harbour Hong Kong Without a doubt, the best recommended places to see a fantastic view of the harbor are the Peak Tower located on Victoria Peak, the Culture Center, or the Tsim Sha Tsui that is situated in the Kowloon area. The Victoria Harbour has served as cultural place for locals and foreigners because plenty of public shows were realized in this place. As an example, we can mention the Annual Fireworks that takes places the second night of the expected Lunar New Year.

The location of the Victoria Harbour is quite strategic because it is between the beautiful Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island. That is why the British Empire had decided to establish a main colony in order to convert Hong Kong in a trading center. The Victoria Harbour was initially called as Hong Kong but the British Empire changed the name of the port for Victoria in honor to the Queen Victory.

The Victoria Harbour covers a total area of 16.17 sq mi (41.88 Km2) approximately. The port served as the principal commercial center among some important islands of the zone:
  • Kowloon Rock.
  • The Green Island .
  • Little Green Island.
  • Tsing Yi Island.
Finally, we can say that this amazing port is pretty singular and it is considered as the most representative in Hong Kong and China because of its modern architecture, outstanding beauty and natural environment.

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