Hong Kong Macau offers the best of east and west. No wonder it’s becoming the most popular destination of South East Asia. Disneyland, OCT, Madame Tussauds, Casinos, ‘Festival of the Lion King’ – a virtual explosion of Colours, music and amazing talent, shopping and many more attractions…the fun just doesn’t end. Hong Kong is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a contemporary ex-British influence. It is a unique destination that has absorbed people and cultural influences proclaims itself to be Asia’s World City.
Main Language: Chinese, Portuguese, English
Currency: Macanese Pataca, Hong Kong Dollar
One thing you didn’t know
The name Macau is thought to be derived from the A-Ma Temple, a temple built in 1448 dedicated to Matsu – the goddess of seafarers and fishermen.
Man Mo Temple
A Man Mo Temple or Man Mo Miu is a temple for the worship of the civil or literature god Man Tai n Cheong and the martial god Mo Tai Kwan Tai. The two gods were popularly patronized by scholars and students seeking progress in their study or ranking in the civil examinations in the Ming and Qing dynasties. There are several Man Mo Temples in Hong Kong.
Disneyland for a fun-filled day at the theme park. The Hong Kong Disneyland is as happening as its American counterpart. Walking cartoon characters, fun filled rides and delicious food; this is the young Hong Kong’s hang out for unlimited entertainment and fun.
Opened in 1977, Ocean Park Hong Kong is a world class marine life theme park featuring animal exhibits, thrill rides and shows that offer guests an experience that blends entertainment with education and conservation. It is located on the southern side of Hong Kong Island, covering more than 870,000 square metres. The Waterfront and The Summit areas are connected by the Cable Car and Ocean Express funicular train.
How to get there:
Bus 629 from Central Pier 7 or from MTR Admiralty Station, Exit B and alight at the park.