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5 good reasons to go to Hong Kong
To see / do
Culture and History
Man Mo Temple
This Taoist temple is dedicated to the gods “Man” of literature and “Mo” of war, and was built in 1847 under the Qing dynasty by prosperous Chinese merchants. Thick spirals of smoke emanate from within from incense burning in cones suspended from the ceiling, carrying prayers for success in exams and the resolution of conflict. During the colonial era, it was also a court of justice where national affairs of Chinese society were settled.
The Giant Tian Tan Buddha
Perched on a hill on the island of Lantau, in the New Territories, this seated Buddha made of bronze is the largest in the world. Measuring 30 metres in height, it was built by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, which also builds space shuttles. It is so big you can even see it from the sky when you come in to land.
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple
This Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian place of worship is richly decorated and frequently visited by Hong Kong residents eager for their wishes to be granted. It is dedicated to Wong Cho-ping, the god of mercy, healing and fortune. Religious ceremonies and weddings are regularly held here and you can also have your future predicted. Don't miss the garden of good wishes with its beautiful pavilions and pools home to koi carp and turtles.
Designed by the great architect Norman Foster in 1985, this 52-storey building is the headquarters of HSBC Bank. Although very modern and high-tech, it respects the fundamentals of Feng Shui design, using angles to disorient evil spirits, integrating water as a symbol of prosperity and offering a clear view of the port. It shines just as brilliantly by night as by day thanks to its remarkable illumination.
Hong Kong Park
This haven of greenery between mountains and skyscrapers reserves stunning surprises behind its groves and curved pools. It is home to the city's oldest colonial building which also houses the delightful Museum of Tea Ware, honouring a tradition that appeals to both the British and the Chinese. There is also a huge aviary containing 600 birds of 90 different species, mainly from Malaysia and Indonesia.
A fun trip to Macau
A true Las Vegas of the East, Macao is a former colonial trading post, established by the Portuguese this time. It can be easily reached from Hong Kong in less than an hour by ferry. Behind its facade of large palaces and casinos, you will discover historical buildings from the colonial era including forts, hotels and, especially, churches in the Baroque style, introduced by Spanish and Italian missionaries.
These bite-sized nibbles, often steamed, are made with many things. Soft and flavoursome, they are traditionally served as an accompaniment to tea but can also be ordered on their own as a snack.
With far fewer calories than its European equivalent, Chinese fondue consists of cooking the ingredients together in simmering water in the middle of the table. It can include meat, fish, seafood and even vegetarian options. In fact, the only ingredient that is systematically used is spaghetti. This dish can lead to truly delicious combinations!
Lacquered and roasted meat
Duck, goose, other types of poultry... you will see these meats grilling everywhere in restaurant windows and emitting mouth-watering smells! They are served still steaming hot on your plate with their soft flesh and crispy skin.
The bravest among you can try this speciality of duck eggs conserved, in reality, for only a few dozen days in a mixture of quicklime, ash, salt and a blend of herbs (spices, tea leaves) which produces inorganic (mineral) fermentation due to a change of pH. By the end of the ageing process, the interior blackens and gives off a smell of sulphur, but the taste is apparently not quite so strong!
Hong Kong dollar
Cantonese, English and Mandarin
+6h en été, +7h en hiver
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