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Hot offers and discount tickets

The following are some of the best Hong Kong deals available

HKD 548 HKDL One-Day Adult Ticket

Hong Kong Disneyland Discount Tickets

HK Disneyland Tickets
Adult HK589 HKD548 (US$70)
Children HK419 HKD385 (US$49)
2-day available
More details at Klook.com

HKD 380 Ocean Park Adult Ticket

Ocean Park Hong Kong  Discount Tickets

Ocean Park HK Tickets
Adult HK438 HKD 380 (US$49)
Children HK219 HKD193 (US$24)

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

Hong Kong Hop On Hop Off Bus Discount Tickets

Buy tickets online and save on 24h and 48h Hop-On Hop-Off Hong Kong Big Bus with Night Tour
24-hour US$70.80 US$63.90
48-hour US$77.20 US$69.30
More details at bigbustours.com

Skip the Line Peak Tram/Sky Terrace Combo

Peak Tram Sky Terrace Combo Discount Tickets

Combo HKD103 HKD95 (US$12.25)
Add Madame Tussaud's HK354 HKD272 (US$35)
Children and Senior Tickets available.
More details at Klook.com

Dragon Boat Races at Tai Po Cultural Tour By Coach
May 30, 2017

Tai Po Dragon Boat Races Tour

Cultural tour of Tai Po Village including the Man Mo Temple and Market and Dragon Boat Races
Pick up at hotels starts 7:50am
Duration approx. 5 hours
Adult US$103, Child (4-11) US$91
More details at Viator

Dragon Boat Festival Cruise Lamma Island Seafood Feast
May 30, 2017

Dragon Boat Festival Cruise

Meets at 8:30 am at Tsim Sha Tsui Public Pier
Watch the Dragon Boat races at Stanley and cruise to Lamma Island for a short excursion and a fantastic seafood feast
HKD299 HKD199 (US$26)
More details at Groupon

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival 2017

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival is a three-day event jam-packed with hot dragon boat action right on Victoria Harbour, plus live entertainment and a fabulous BeerFest.

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A Day Trip To Lamma Island

Lamma Island is just twenty minutes by ferry from the maelstrom of Central. Once the busiest fish farm center in Hong Kong, Lamma still retains its traditional fisherfolk culture. This pedestrian-only island is great for a hike, a swim at the beach and fantastic seafood.

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ICC Hong Kong Tallest Building

The ICC Hong Kong or International Commerce Centre is Hong Kong's tallest building with 118 floors. The ICC is part of a newly developed complex in the Kowloon side known as Union Square. Also in Union Square is a cluster of residential buildings, the Elements Shopping Mall and the Kowloon station of the HK Airport Express

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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is on May 30, 2017. For some a very entertaining and exciting festival, for others, a fiercely competitive event... Here's where to watch the dragon boat races in Hong Kong.

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Sai Kung: A Colorful Floating Seafood Market

Sai Kung is a quaint and lively fishing village with a bustling Promenade and a very unique and colorful Floating Market. A relaxed atmosphere, fantastic seafood, breezy boat rides and stunning scenery... make it a day or a few hours, the trip is worth it.

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Choosing an Airport Hotel in Hong Kong

Looking for an airport hotel in Hong Kong? Our top choices for that overnight stopover, early morning departure, and also convenience if you want to make a quick jaunt into town.

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Riding a Hong Kong Junk

A ride on a traditional Hong Kong Junk is an adventure in itself, here's how to book your sampan ride aboard one of the few remaining red-sail traditional junks: the Duk Ling, the V and the Aqua Luna

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Birthday of Tam Kung Celebrations 2017

The Birthday of Tam Kung celebration on May 3, 2017 is a great chance to experience the rich culture and tradition of Hong Kong. This colorful event involves a procession with the customary dragon and lion dances, the acrobats and martial arts performers, lots of drums and gongs add to the fanfare...

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Buddha Birthday Celebrations 2017

Buddha Birthday celebrations vary from place to place according to the different schools of the faith that have developed, but regardless, the birthday of Lord Buddha remains one of the largest Buddhist festivals, and in Hong Kong it is a National Holiday which will be celebrated on May 3, 2017

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May 2017 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

The top Hong Kong Festivals and events for May 2017 feature an array of colorful and exciting festivals including Buddha bathing ceremonies, the one-of-a-kind bun-scrambling contest at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival and fantastic dragon boat racing action throughout the month which will culminate on May 30 with this year's Dragon Boat Festival.

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Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2017

The Cheung Chau Bun Festival from April 30 to May 4, 2017 is one of the liveliest and certainly one-of-a-kind of Hong Kong Festivals, set in picturesque Cheung Chau Island, just a short ferry ride from the city. The trademark of the festival are the huge bamboo mountains covered with lucky buns and the unique bun-grabbing contest that culminates the festivites.

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Hong Kong Airport Transfers - What are my options?

There's a wide range of Hong Kong Airport Transfers options, from the economical airport bus, the convenient airport express, the many airport shuttles and taxis. If you want something over the top, how about a helicopter transfer, or getting picked up on a Rolls Royce Phantom...

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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is an impressive complex nested in the Po Fook Hill mountains in Sha Tin, the New Territories, composed of one main temple hall, a nine-storey pagoda and several shrines, halls and pavillions spread in two main levels on the side of the moountain.

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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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The Po Lin Monastery

The Po Lin Monastery one of Lantau highlights, is a beautiful buddhist temple complex. Its Great Hall with spectacular high ceilings lavishly painted and decorated, houses the Three Great Golden Buddhas. A short walk from the Hong Kong Big Buddha makes this one of the easiest Hong Kong temples to visit.

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