Hong Kong, an independent territory, is located in the southeastern part of China. Set in towering modern skyscrapers, the former British colony of Hong Kong is famous for its revolutionary lifestyle, high population, and being a center of financial growth. Hong Kong is a well-known port, as well as the ultimate shopping destination in the world. The city is surrounded by outstanding architectural designs like that of the I.M. Pei's Bank and the Man Mo Temple. The residents also boast of the Star Ferry, which moves people between the Victoria Harbor and the Kowloon Peninsula. The Kowloon Peninsula features a beautiful promenade known as Tsim Sha Tsui that has been an attractive spot since time immemorial. Nathan Road is also a feature of the Kowloon Peninsula, and has been dubbed "The Golden Mile of Shopping". Enjoy the diverse finger-licking food selections in Hong Kong that depict the traditional and cultural styles of the people of Hong Kong. The sidewalk cafes and outdoor food courts make the top tourist activities in Hong Kong. Lantau Island is another tourist attraction spot near Hong Kong. It is famous because of the giant Buddha statue sitting in the city, and many tourists have been attracted to its magnificence and towering stature. Bohemian beaches in the Lamma islands are striking and beautiful, located in the surroundings of Hong Kong. During peak periods, there are reported huge crowds on the beaches as people take to swimming and basking in the warm weather.
Between June and August, Hong Kong is hot, with moderately high humidity, and quite rainy. This period is not a good time to visit Hong Kong, but there are festivities and celebrations to be engaged in, as the Dragon Boat Festival. January and February is an excellent time to visit, as it is the beginning of festivities, like The Chinese New Year, which is full of traditional celebrations and festivities. Indulging in the Hong Kong International Film Festival between March and April is also recommended.