Top 10 Most Instagrammable Places In Hong Kong

instagrammable places in hong kong
Katie
Katie 
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With an iconic skyline and so many incredible photo opportunities, Hong Kong is absolutely high on our list for most Instagrammable place. Take for instance, the cityscape from Victoria Peak, the wooden walk through to Ping360 and many more that we’ll guide you to. Be sure to also head to some of the best foodie places in town, a personal favorite of ours is the AM/PM crepe house. Thanks to the Metro, Hong Kong is an easy place to get around, so you can have peace of mind that you can reach each and every one of these destinations safely. So, without further ado let’s get down to business with this list of the top 10 most Instagrammable places in Hong Kong to brighten up your day.

1. Victoria Peak

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Head to the top of Victoria Peak for one of the most iconic shots in Hong Kong. Not only will you be rewarded with stunning cityscape views, you can also ride one of the oldest funicular railways in the world. If you’re extra dedicated, it is always worth going to Victoria Peak for both a daytime and nighttime shot. The difference is astounding as the famous Hong Kong buildings light the sky for your pleasure. When you’re there, make time to enjoy the historical museum, The Peak Tower and the Sky Terrace 428, the highest 360° viewing platform in Hong Kong.

Victoria Peak

Address: Victoria Peak, The Peak, Hong Kong

Website: Victoria Peak

Opening Hours: 7am - 12midnight

Price: Peak Tram Sky Pass 12.62 USD

2. Choi Hung Estate

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Source: Photo by user Honeybee used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Ok, so this one might be a little harder to find, but it is definitely worth it. The rainbow homes of this estate are the perfect backdrop to any Insta-story, particularly with the basketball courts in the shot. We would like to remind you though that these are people’s homes so please be respectful.

Choi Hung Estate

Address: Choi Hung Station, Ngau Chi Wan, Hong Kong

Directions: Take the MTR to Choi Hung station on the Kwun Tong line, exit through either C3 or C4. Look for a car park on your left as the basketball courts are just a few levels above.

3. Graham Street Wall Art

Graham Street, Hong Kong
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jnzl's Photos used under CC BY 2.0

If you’re desperate to see some quality street art or graffiti then Graham Street is your place to go. Simply get to the center and spend your day wandering around. You’ll be impressed with the quirky and unique murals on display. A great place to add some creativity and color to your Instagram page for Hong Kong.

Graham Street Wall Art

Address: Intersection of 46 Graham Street and 48 Hollywood Road, Central

Website: Graham Street Wall Art

4. Sai Wan Swimming Shed

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Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Wpcpey used under CC BY 3.0

Fancy swimming in the ocean in Hong Kong? Bet you didn’t know that it was possible! But, it comes with a warning for strong currents, so please only go if you’re a strong swimmer. There are no lifeguards on site. In the 1950s this swimming shed was built to offer people a place to relax and unwind in the ocean waters.

Sai Wan Swimming Shed

Address: Sai Wan Swimming Shed, Victoria Rd, Mount Davis, Hong Kong

5. Monster Building (Yick Cheong Building)

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Source: Photo by Flickr user Benh LIEU SONG used under CC BY-SA 2.0

We’re not sure if this particular spot feels like we’re looking into a glimpse of the future or the past. Built in the 1960s, the only way to describe these unique buildings are as a ‘concrete jungle’. What you’re actually looking at is five interconnecting residential towers. You can see why it has been lovingly nicknamed as Monster Buildings by the locals. As before, just remember that these are people’s homes so please be respectful at all times.

Monster Building (Yick Cheong Building)

Address: 1046 Kings Road, Hong Kong

6. Instagram Pier (West District Public Cargo Depot)

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Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Wpcpey used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Once an ordinary cargo dock, this one pier has taken the Insta-world by storm. Due to the ever-changing backdrop, and the incredible sunset views, we can see why this spot is particularly special to foreigners and tourists alike. What makes this spot extra special is that people head to the pier to actually try to re-create other people’s Insta-photos.

Instagram Pier (West District Public Cargo Depot)

Address: 8 Fung Mat Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

7. Man Mo Temple

文武廟 Man Mo Temple Hong Kong
Source: Photo by Flickr user Twang_Dunga used under CC BY 2.0

The Man Mo Temple is a double tribute to both the God of Literature and the God of War. This is the largest Man Mo Temple in Hong Kong and is a great opportunity to discover the area. There are three blocks surrounded by two alleyways and each offer great angles, colors and shots for Instagram posts. Walk around in peace and tranquility through the incense smothered pathways and let the stresses wear off before finding your ideal shot.

Man Mo Temple

Address: 124-126 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island

Website: Man Mo Temple

Opening Hours: 8am - 6pm

8. Sky100 Observation Deck

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Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Staeiou used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Located on the 100th floor of International Commerce Centre, the tallest building in Hong Kong, this spot offers unparalleled 360-degree views. Before you go be sure to download the interactive sky100 mobile app and the “Sky-High Tech Zone” which creates a virtual world of Hong Kong. If you’re looking to get a good Instagram photo of Victoria Harbor, this is the place to take it.

Sky100 Observation Deck

Address: International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website: Sky100 Observation Deck

Opening Hours: 10am - 9pm

Price: 21.54 USD

9. Star Ferry Pier

Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Alan used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Transporting passengers from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island this is a must-do for all visitors to Hong Kong. What makes the Pier so special is the nighttime lazer show of the waterfront buildings on Hong Kong Island. You can grab incredible shots of the light display for your Instagram feed. Known as the Symphony of Lights, it is seen as the world’s best light display. And, the best thing? It happens every night.

Star Ferry Pier

Address: Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Website: Symphony of Lights

10. Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360, Nei Lak Shan Angle Station and Tower 5 (Hong Kong)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Mk2010 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Spend the day at Ngong Ping 360 and you’ll be spoilt for choices for Instagram shots. For starters, be sure to grab a ‘crystal’ cable car as they have a glass floor. Then, head to Ngong Ping Village and marvel at their delicious foods. Afterward, head toward the Big Buddha, but be warned that there are a lot (and we mean a lot) of stairs to reach the top of Buddha. Take a picture of the world-renowned Po Lin Monastery and follow the wisdom path into the countryside for more natural surroundings. It’s busy so book in advance.

Ngong Ping 360

Address: Ngong Ping 360, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Website: Ngong Ping 360

Opening Times: Weekdays: 10am - 6pm / Weekends and Public Holidays: 9am - 6.30pm

Price: From 37 USD

Let's get Insta-spamming

We’ve given you the location of our absolute favorite Instagrammable places in Hong Kong. Now all that is left to do, is for you to visit and tag us in your posts. We look forward to the Insta-spam.

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