For any holidays, long and short, Hong Kong seems to be the default choice—an observation that is valid. After all, Hong Kong is a one stop shop for everything that a normal tourist would do in his or her vacay—shopping, eating, sight-seeing, adventure and yes, instagramming. With the social media explosion, Hong Kong becomes a tried and trite site for most. We list new sights to see to invigorate not just your social media feed but also your love for HK.
- Montane Mansion, Quarry Bay
Transformers’ fanatics know this place as one of the filming location for the action-packed movie. The stacked apartments have instantly become a popular site both for professional and amateur photographers eager to tick off this place in their shot bucket list.
- Ngong ping 360
Get a unique viewing experience of Lantau island by taking a 25-minute cable ride from Tung Ching. You can choose from the standard cabin or you may opt or the glass-bottomed crystal type to get a jaw-dropping views of your feet. Just remember to avoid long queues by booking your tickets through Klook.
- Sky100 Observation Deck
This indoor observation deck is found in one of Hong Kong’s skyscraper, the International Commerce Centre. It gives a 360-degree aerial view of Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island. The deck is accessible via high-speed lift from the 2nd floor to the 100th floor. Enjoy a live beautiful sunset or simply watch pre-recorded views of the sunny or night skyline.
- West District Public Cargo Depo
Known as the Instagram pier, OOTD shoots abound in this place. Aspiring photographers and youngsters use this as a backdrop for stock photos surely to fill in your IG feeds. Found in the waterfront of Sai Wan, the site also offers a great view of the Victoria Harbour, City skyline sunsets and more.
- Old Town Central – Steel Art
Radiate the hipster vibe with Hong Kong’s Old Town Central. A historic neighborhood that lies in the vibrant district of South of Holywood (SOHO) Road filled with drawn murals and graffiti art. Most tourists also take their group shots and selfies to mark their memorable trip to the city.
- Wai Kee
What’s a feed without the flat lay? Head over to one of the best roast ducks in Hong Kong. Wai Kee is known for its roast duck skin that is crispy along with its tender meat that tastes heavenly. It is also go to eatery for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Islamic Canteen
Another foodie trip to see and shoot. Visit the Islamic Canteen for some dim sum with a twist. From Siu Mai, Har Gow, Xiao Long Pao to Steamed Glutinous Rice with Lotus Leaf, it’s a different kind of dimsum altogether.