About Hong Kong

A Bird's Eye View of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Budha

Hong Kong is your gateway to Asia, with a dozen cities a short trip away. Take a high-speed ferry to Macau or Shenzhen, or fly to Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Phuket or Singapore for a long weekend.

Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world. Enjoy a late night out with your friends, then return home on foot, by taxi, or by public transit.

Hong Kong enjoys freedom of speech and of the press. Watch CNN, read the newspaper of your choice, debate topics freely in class, surf the Internet and keep in touch with your friends via Facebook.


Yachting in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Bruce Lee Statue

Hong Kong is more than just a city. It’s a collection of islands, country parks and beaches perfect for hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking and sailing.

As a former British colony, Hong Kong uses English. You can order meals in restaurants, read bus schedules, follow street signs or ask for directions even if you don’t know a word of Chinese.


Get to know Hong Kong better and discover the special attractions of our region by following these links:

Map of Hong Kong Location in China