A Taste of Hong Kong’s Old Town Central
Old Town Central. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

Experience the sights and sounds at your own pace while strolling through the streets of Central and neighbouring Sheung Wan on a self-guided walk while exploring Hong Kong’s rich history, culture, art and entertainment scenes. Five distinctively themed walking routes namely Heritage: Time Traveler, Art: Crazy for Art, Dining: Tasting Hong Kong, Shopping: Treasure Hunt, have been thoughtfully designed in a form of a walking guide to reveal over 100 years of Hong Kong history.
Old Town Central. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

Old Town Central. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

The ‘Old Town Central’ walking guide encapsulates the greatest charms from East and West, where the past and present, tradition and innovation, and bustle and tranquillity coexist, blend and collide. To best discover and experience the vibrant Central district including its colonial monuments, temples, art galleries, street art displays, antique stores, hip boutiques, trending restaurants, rooftop bars and local delicacies. Download the e-guide here.
Upper Lascar Row (Cat Street). Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board

Old Town Central. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

Take your taste buds on a tour of Central, a paradise for food lovers, offering a world of choices that are steps away from each other. From century-old traditional dim sum, to local traditional dai pai dong, to street food and delicious souvenirs, from fusion cuisines to international fine wine, there’s something that appeals to everyone’s taste buds.

Discover more here.

Hong Kong Symphony of Lights
Symphony of Lights. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

If you thought Victoria Harbour was a dazzling cityscape on its own, hang around for a Symphony of Lights. The multimedia show has set the harbour ablaze every night since 2004, and is recognized as one of the world’s most spectacular light shows. It has become the signature icon for Hong Kong, showcasing the vibrancy and glamorous night vista of the city.

The show underwent a revamp in December 2017, with even more exciting elements and a new soundtrack performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Iconic buildings on both sides of the harbour unite to form a harmonious canvas for a sensational multimedia extravaganza, with a myriad of searchlights, lasers, LED screens and lighting working in symphony to put together a nightly spectacle that transforms the Hong Kong skyline into an outdoor audiovisual feast.

Discover more here.

Shopping in Hong Kong

Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

The devotion Hong Kong applies to shopping is a sight in its own right. The city’s heritage as an international center of trade has led to an incredible variety of goods, while the local passion for buying and selling infects almost every corner of the city – and all those who enter it. The Quality Tourism Services Scheme includes trusted and high-quality service providers in the retail, dining and accommodation sectors. See what e-coupons they are currently offering here.

For more information about the tour, visit RAKSO TRAVEL.  

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