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The following are some of the best Hong Kong deals available

HKD 499 HKDL One-Day Adult Ticket

Hong Kong Disneyland Discount Tickets

HK Disneyland Tickets
Adult HK589 HKD499 (US$65)
Children HK419 HKD367 (US$48)
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HKD 341 Ocean Park Adult Ticket

Ocean Park Hong Kong  Discount Tickets

Ocean Park HK Tickets
Adult HK438 HKD 341 (US$44)
Children HK219 HKD172 (US$22)

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Big Bus Hop-On-Hop-Off 24, 48-hour tour

Hong Kong Hop On Hop Off Bus Discount Tickets

10% Discount in 24h and 48h Big Bus Hong Kong tour tickets (Premium and Deluxe) Use code BBT10HK at check out:
24-hour US$58 US$52.20
48-hour US$65 US$58.50
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Skip the Line Peak Tram/Sky Terrace Combo

Peak Tram Sky Terrace Combo Discount Tickets

Combo HKD103 HKD85 (US$10.96)
Add Madame Tussaud's HK354 HKD235 (US$30.32)
Children and Senior Tickets available.
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Valentine's Day in Hong Kong

From romantic strolls, a quiet restaurant with killer views, the iconic sunset cruise on the harbour or a mind-blowing flight as you soar over the magnificent skyline... here are some romantic getaway ideas for a magical Valentines Day in Hong Kong

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February 2017 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

The Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing with the start of the Year of the Rooster, watch out for dancing lions and parading dragons all around. The culmination of the celebrations with the Lantern Festival is still to come this month. Here are the top Hong Kong events for February 2017.

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Hong Kong Chinese New Year Lion Dance performances and Dragon Parades take place just about everywhere, from businesses and office buildings, shopping centers to restaurants and hotels, chances are, you will be able to catch one at some point or anotherafter the New Year. They are incredible acrobatic performances and in Chinese Culture it is believed to scare away the bad spirits and bring in the good luck in the coming year.

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Celebrating the 2017 Chinese Lantern Festival in Hong Kong

The Chinese Lantern Festival or Spring Lantern Festival in Hong Kong is celebrated on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year. This year will be on February 11, 2017. Festivities include a magnificent Lantern Exhibition and the annual Lantern Carnival with many cultural events and performances including ethnic folk dances, acrobatics, folk craft demonstrations and more.

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Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Happy New Year of the Rooster

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Enjoy the festivities and celebrations of this amazing time that is Chinese New Year in Hong Kong!

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Nan Lian Garden: The City's Gorgeous Classical Chinese Garden

The Nan Lian Garden is a beautiful and serene space literally in the middle of the concrete jungle of Hong Kong. Not precisely around the corner but easily accesible with the MTR, the Diamond Hill station is a five-minute walk from the gardens.

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The Chi Lin Nunnery: An Oasis of Calm, Serenity and Beauty

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a large and splendid Buddhist complex that combine arresting architecture, intricate and exquisite bonsai gardens and lotus ponds, and the soft chanting sounds of resident nuns and followers to fill you with a sense of serenity and inner peace, just blocks from the skyscrapers and mayhem of the city

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2017 Year of the Rooster... What Will It Bring?!

Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Chinese year of the Rooster, the Fire Rooster to be more precise. What does it have in store for you? What about babies born in the Year of the Rooster? Find out!

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Hong Kong Well Wishing Festival

Hong Kong's Well Wishing Festival is very much a part of the Lunar New Year Celebrations, it's about messages of good luck, wishing trees and oranges, wishing lanterns and plenty of food...

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Wong Tai Sin Temple

The Wong Tai Sin Temple is one of Hong Kong's busiest and most interesting temples. It is a very colorful one and exemplifies the typical Chinese style with the guarding lions at the entrance, the pagoda style roofs, incense urns, plenty of lanterns and beautfifully decorated pillars, worth the short easy way with the MTR

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Hong Kong Big Buddha

The Hong Kong Big Buddha is one of the largest seated Buddha statues in the world and getting there is half the fun with the Ngong Ping Cable Car. There are many other attractions nearby, like the Po Lin Monastery, that can be combined for a perfect day out in Lantau Island.

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year Parade 2017

The Hong Kong Chinese New Year Parade is a classic featuring colorful floats, marching bands, troupes of acrobats, lively dragons, traditional Chinese dancers, international troupes from all over the world, drummers, Chinese lions, and of course, firecrackers. It is traditionally held on the evening of New Year's Day and winds through the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui on an hour and a half extravaganza of lively music, dance, acrobatics, folklore, martial arts and well-wishing to greet the new year.

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year Fireworks 2017

The annual Hong Kong Chinese New Year Fireworks extravaganza is an essential part of the celebrations and in Hong Kong the New Year is greeted with an extraordinary production which can be seen from both sides of the Harbour. Here are the best spots to watch this year's celebration.

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Chinese New Year at Disneyland Hong Kong

During the Chinese New Year, Disneyland Hong Kong transforms once again, this time instead of fluffy snow and holiday wreaths, it is bright lanterns, red envelopes, chinese lions, drums and gongs, dragon parades... and in typical Disney fashion, our favourite characters will be there dressed in full Chinese traditional gear to celebrate the beginning of the New Year.

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