A modern metropolis steeped in unique blends of Eastern and Western traditions.
It's Hong Kong. A globally significant harbor city - the bustling and crowded streets threaten visitors with sensory overload. This is a city that completely takes you out of your comfort zone, but relax and go with it. This city is magical.
From dawn Tai Chi, to teeming streets to spectacular harbor vistas this is a city designed to challenge and pamper. You can live like the city's elite, Hong Kong offers the ultimate luxuries and if you are looking to travel on a budget, at Booked.net you may find cheap hotels in Hong Kong.
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Shopaholics should make a beeline to book a hotel near the Mong Kok shopping area at Booked.net. Guests often choose The Peak with it's unbeatable views of Hong Kong. Despite the hotel being expensive in this area, at Booked.net we negotiate with hotels to offer the lowest possible prices.
One of the most densely populated regions in the world, it is at once one of the world's leading financial centers and also a hotbed of traditional culture.
Always an important trade center, Hong Kong became part of the British Empire in 1842, which led to a unique blending of eastern and western culture that has shaped Hong Kong's identity.
The transfer of sovereignty from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China occurred in 1997, officially ending 156 years of British colonial rule.
Home to 7,650 skyscrapers, the high density of urban Hong Kong means few older buildings remain, and the city is becoming a center for modern architecture.
Those worth seeing include;
- The International Commerce Centre (ICC), at 484m (1,588 ft) high, is the tallest building in Hong Kong and the third tallest in the world and the previous tallest title-holder Two International Finance Centre at 415m (1,362 ft) high
- Other recognisable skyline features include the HSBC Headquarters Building and the triangular-topped Central Plaza
- The oldest remaining historic structures include the Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower, the Central Police Station and the remains of the Kowloon Walled City
Demand for Hong Kong hotels is high due the heavy volume of tourists, but it is simple to avoid finding a shortage of accommodation in Hong Kong, if you use Booked.net to help you through it.