Hong Kong apart from the rest of Asia – indeed the world. With 150
years of colonial history and a largely Chinese population, Hong Kong
is a unique fusion of Western and Eastern cultures where the old and
the new live side by side. Its incense-filled temples, colonial
buildings and glass-and-steel skyscrapers, along with its ancient
traditions and lively festivals, have made Hong Kong a living culture
Cultural Kaleidoscope programme
is an exceptional opportunity to experience Hong Kong's extraordinary
traditions and culture through a series of mostly FREE programmes.
Discover Hong Kong By Rail
Take a train to explore some of the most fascinating areas of Kowloon and the New Territories.
Kong has many ancient Chinese temples spread throughout the territory.
They serve followers of Buddhism and Taoism as well as a number of
deities. The most popular is Tin Hau. There are also a number of
monasteries and nunneries, some in very remote areas.
- Chi Lin Nunnery / Nan Lian Garden
- Sha Tin Che Kung Temple
- Miu Fat Buddhist Monastery
- Hung Shing Temple at Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung
- Yuen Yuen Institute
- Che Kung Temple at Ho Chung
Many fascinating Chinese and colonial
heritage sites still exist in Hong Kong, reflecting more than 5,000
years of Chinese and more than 150 years of British colonial heritage.
The following is a list of important heritage sites that are easily
accessible. Government House is open on special occasions.