The best option of viewing the famous skyline of Hong Kong on both sides of the Victoria harbour is by taking up a rise in the popular star ferry. This way you can have glimpses of the huge skyscrapers on both sides of the harbour. Here is a wonderful glimpse of the amazing skyline in Kowloon district in Hong Kong with wide concentration of high-rises.
On foggy and cloudy days, tourists might find the views of the Hong Kong skyline being blurred and distracted. At times, this is also caused due to the poor air quality or pollution in the city. In such instances it is common to experience hazy views of the Hong Kong skyline. However, this is not a usual occurrence because you get to experience lovely sunny weather in Hong Kong on most days.
The extensive skyline of Hong Kong can be seen in the picture above with commercial complexes and tall towers. There are numerous 5-star hotels, financial complexes and other buildings in the area. Ferry rides offer good opportunity to explore the skyline on both sides of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.
Along with exploring the Victoria harbour and its various attractions in ferries, tourists can take up cruises to Macau and Mainland China. There are many cruise service providers offering cruises to Macau and other cities in Mainland China. It is a great opportunity for travelers coming to Hong Kong to travel across Macau and other cities nearby by means of these cruises.
The Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal is also located in Kowloon at the China Hong Kong City in Canton Road of Hong Kong. This is a cross-border ferry terminal and is operating since 1988. This is the terminal from where you can get ferry services to Macau and Mainland China. There are several companies operating from here with variety of ferries and cruise ships.
The Skyline of Kowloon west is wide-spread and extensive with numerous renowned structures like the ICC or International Commerce Centre, two IFCs or International Finance Centers and so on. Taking up water rides on ferries, be it fast ferries or the standard ones is one of the major activities in Victoria Harbour. This way you can have great fun while viewing the skyscrapers on both sides of the harbour.
The Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal is the place in Hong Kong from where you can get cruise ships and ferry services to Macau and Mainland China. Here you can see the stunning skyscrapers of Kowloon opposite the Hong Kong China ferry terminal. The skyline of Kowloon consists of many grand luxury hotels, commercial buildings, and other prominent structures.
The International Commerce Centre or ICC is the most prominent and tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong located in Kowloon west. There are two International Finance Centers or IFCs located adjacent to the ICC. Besides, there are other high-rises located in close proximity of the tallest tower in the city. The ICC with 118-storeys is the fourth tallest building in the world.
The Urban district of Kowloon with its sky high buildings that form the popular skyline of Hong Kong is a nice treat to the eyes. The skyscrapers which can be seen in the image above include the tallest building in Hong Kong - the International Commerce Centre along with two International Finance Centers, which form ...
Cruises are available in abundance in Hong Kong. If not long, you can seek a short cruise trip and travel to the nearby islands and cities in Hong Kong. You may opt to cruise to Macau from Hong Kong with one night on board in the cruise ship. There are many reasonably priced offers available to choose from if you consider cruising during your vacation in Hong Kong.
Here you can see the extensive skyline of Kowloon with numerous skyscrapers that constitute the famous skyline of Hong Kong. The skyline of the city with beautiful mountains surrounding the tall buildings is an outright pleasant sight. Despite the fact whether you gaze the skyline of the Hong Kong Island or of Kowloon Peninsula, it is like an absolute treat to the eyes and this is what makes Hong Kong so popular.
The International Commerce Centre, known as ICC along with two International Finance Centers, popularly known as IFCs, form three such unique buildings in west Kowloon in Hong Kong, which are tallest in the city. The ICC being the super skyscraper in Hong is the tallest of all structures in the city, whereas the IFCs are second tallest buildings in Hong Kong.
You can see the Gateway Tower building with the Gateway Marco Polo Hotel in the photograph above. The Pacific Club in white in front of the hotel looks majestic. Gateway Tower is high-rise in Kowloon and there are many striking skyscrapers located close by. This place presents easy access to red star ferries as well as ferries to Mainland China and Macau.
The amazing view of the west Kowloon skyline from the Central Piers in Hong Kong Island looks extraordinarily beautiful. The Pier 7 of Central Pier serves as a Star Ferry Pier to carry passengers to Tsim Sha Tsui. Kowloon has its share of many sky-high skyscrapers, including the tallest building in the city - the International Commerce Centre of Hong Kong. These skyscrapers amaze tourists and hosts commercial complexes, malls and hotels within them.
The skyline of Hong Kong can be viewed easily on clear sky days, whereas on cloudy or foggy day you might have to struggle a bit to experience the beauty of the Hong Kong skyline. However be it the skyline of any side of the Victoria harbour - Kowloon city or the Hong Kong Island - the views are splendid and unmatched. In fact, you would love to experience these views again and again.
This is the view of the HongKong skyline as viewed from the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade. The postcard perfect look is enticing. The gorgeous HK skyline looks beautiful from Tsim sha Tsui area across the Victoria Harbour. Enthral in the beauty and splendour of HK.
The popular skyline of Kowloon in Hong Kong presents wonderful views of the surrounding. The skyline of Kowloon comprises of many renowned structures like tallest building in Hong Kong, high-rise hotels and commercial complexes. Some of the popular buildings situated in Kowloon include International Commerce Centre, 2 towers of Financial Centers, Nina Towers, and Gateway Marco Polo Hotel among others.
There are many luxury hotels built along the Kowloon waterfront, which serve as best accommodation options for luxury seeking travelers in Hong Kong. Here in the image above you can see the Harbour Grand Hotel in Kowloon located in close proximity to the Kowloon city ferry pier. There are other high-rise buildings located nearby which are part of the famous Kowloon Skyline.
Here is a beautiful photograph of the Kowloon Skyline in Hong Kong featuring the Royal Pacific hotel. There are many such grand hotels located in Kowloon, including Gateway Marco Polo, W Hong Kong, Ritz Carlton and many others. Moreover, the skyline of Kowloon also boasts of commercial and financial centers. In fact, the ICC and 2 IFCs of Hong, which feature among tallest buildings in the city are also located here.
On one hand, you have the pleasure of sailing through the Victoria harbour by taking up a ride in the Star Ferries, whereas you also have the option of cruising through on luxury cruise ships. There are cruise ships of varied sizes offering cruises of different budget which one can enjoy in Hong Kong. You can take up a short cruise vacation with 2-3 days on-board and travel across destinations like Macau, Singapore, and other neighboring cities.
The photograph above features the Kong Hong China Ferry Terminal in Kowloon Hong Kong. This is the place where you can get ferries to get to Macau and Mainland. During foggy and cloudy days, views of the skyline become unclear or blurred. This is also caused due to poor air quality in the city. In such instances you will experience hazy views of the skyline. However, this is not a common phenomenon because on most days you can experience lovely sunny weather in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal near the Gateway Marco Polo hotel in Kowloon Hong Kong gets large number of tourists. People primarily come here to board the ferries and ships to Macau and Mainland China. Moreover, the red star ferries also ply in this route. The pacific club in white color that you can see in the image behind the tourist buses is another place to explore.
Hong Kong is a beautiful city with mountains surrounding the famous skyline of the territory. Here is a lovely view of Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong with high-rise buildings being covered by beautiful greenery of mountains. Tourists can explore this part of Hong Kong by taking joy rides in Star ferries, which are available from the Tsim Sha Tsui Pier in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
The Gateway Marco Polo Hotel and the Pacific Club are prominent and attractive structures in Kowloon Hong Kong. For tourists staying in Kowloon, the Marco Polo hotel is a nice accommodation option. This hotel presents easy access to red star ferry and you can also board the cruise ferries to Macau from the Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal located near this hotel.