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Victoria Peak (The Peak), Hong Kong

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Must see · Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
As the highest point on the island, Victoria Peak (The Peak) gives you a view of the Hong Kong skyline that's hard to beat. Visit the free observation deck to see the panorama of soaring skyscrapers, green hills, and busy Victoria Harbor. Grab an audio guide to listen to the history of this cosmopolitan city and the buildings in front of you. Several different lookout spots offer similar views, including a 3.5 km (2.2 mi) walk. For the full experience, take the peak tram to reach the top. As you ascend, the city unfolds in front of you. For a budget-friendly alternative to the tram, ride a public bus to the summit. Make Victoria Peak (The Peak) part of your personalized Hong Kong itinerary using our Hong Kong day trip planning tool.
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  • Tourist guides universally recommend the Peak as the best vantage point for seeing the city skyline. It is a stunning view and catching the Peak tram up is an iconic thing to do. From here, you have.....  more »
  • Great view, great place. Had no idead I could use my Octopus Card to pay for the tickets for the tarrace view. Definitely recommend the place;)  more »
  • I love Victoria Peak and would give it 5 stars except the smog makes it harder to take good pictures. I have been up here a few times and for sure it is a nice break from the crowded urban city experience. The best time of year is in the cooler months, as Hong Kong even on the Peak can be pretty brutal hot.
  • Just an amazing view. A must do if you head to Hong Kong! Doesn’t cost you anything! Takes about 50 minutes to walk up, if you don’t feel like doing that then catch the tram. Either way the view is not to be missed.

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