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Summary

Explore the vibrant and diverse surroundings of Hong Kong with day trips to Ngong Ping for cultural heritage, Macau for a mix of gambling and European architecture, Shenzhen for shopping, Sai Kung for natural beauty, and Guangzhou for a deep dive into Chinese culture. Each destination offers a unique experience, from the tranquility of Buddhist temples to the bustling markets and historical sites.

Ngong Ping

Home to the Tian Tan Buddha and Po Lin monastery, offering a rich blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage.

Tips

Take the MTR to Tung Chung Station for the cable car ride to Ngong Ping.

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Macau

A former Portuguese territory known for its gambling scene and European-influenced architecture.

Tips

Book your ferry journey in advance and explore both the historical sites and modern casinos.

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Shenzhen

Famous for its shopping malls and made-to-measure clothing at reasonable prices.

Tips

Take a 45-minute train from Kowloon Tong or Hung Hom and remember to bring your passport.

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Sai Kung

Offers a retreat into nature with its scenic beauty and hiking trails like the Maclehose Trail.

Tips

Take the Tseung Kwan O MTR line to Hang Hao Station, then a minibus to Sai Kung Town.

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Guangzhou

China's third-largest city, rich in Buddhist temples, public parks, and cultural experiences.

Tips

Board a high-speed train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South. Passport and early arrival for security checks are necessary.

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