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11:56 pm Nov 03
From gorgeous night scenery, fascinating night shows, to atmospheric night market and unique midnight dinning and bar culture, Hong Kong is definitely the top destination to see what a night of the modern world has to offer.
Being the essence of Hong Kong's night view and the best place to admire the stunning city skyline, the Victoria Harbor displays full of its glamour when neon lights started to burn in the shades of evening.
It is the magic time when onshore tower blocks glow in colorful lights, revealing the incredible beauty of romance and grandeur. And some lights would fall to the sea surface and dance with the waves, making the sea a dreamy starry sky. Once in a while, you could hear some whistles from passing-by vessels, which bring you back to reality and make the night picture flow.
No wonder Hong Kong is rated as "The three most glamour night views in the world", along with Hakodate in Japan and Naples in Italy.
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It is a spectacle of laser beams and searchlights synchronized to music and narration. As many as 47 buildings have joined to act so far, making it the largest laser light show in the world.
Performed under five different themes with brilliant design and art effects, it brings out the best of the charming skyline thus reveals the haunting beauty of incredible Hong Kong.
On the second day of every Lunar New Year and the National Day, the sky over the Victoria Harbor would display a stunning rosy glow due to the sparkling firework dance for 20 minutes or more.
It is a routine for celebration in Hong Kong, when both locals and tourists would gather at the Victoria Harbor greeting to each other, evoking the real atmosphere of Chinese festivals.
Horse racing, with its exciting scenes and rich bonuses, has become an indispensable part of Hong Kongese's daily life. And Happy Valley Racecourse, the first race course in Hong Kong (the other is located in Sha Tin, New Territories) is always a choice to delve in this intriguing culture for its amazing scenery and bustling atmosphere. Compared to a day racing, the night one feels more like a big party, with a good variety of foods and beers served on site, local bands doing warm-ups and audiences shouting for joy or sadness for the horse(s) they bet on.
Frequently appearing in Hong Kong films for its unique street life and culture, the Temple Street night market is a real blend of civilians' nightclub, flea market and food street. Here, you could see elder locals playing in mahjong halls or amateurs performing Cantonese Opera, have an interesting talk with fortunetellers or play chess with professional players, hunt for hard-to-find items at cheap price or tuck in local cuisines at sidewalk snack booths, all indulging you in the real local life.
Hong Kong people have the highest respect for food. They even created the fourth meal to eat late at night, that is, the midnight snack (宵夜).
And roadside stalls have long served as the top place for midnight delicacies. From fresh seafood to Cantonese cuisines, snacks and desserts, their dizzying variety and reliable quality would absolutely meet all your food fantasy.
Hong Kong is a true Sleepless Town. When darkness falls, the streets are ablaze with lights, leading you into another world, glamorous and lazy. Bars blossom everywhere, no matter you look for a loafing night drinking over melodies or a crazy night dancing to the pulsing beats pumped out by hot DJs, you will never fail to find.
Being the largest bar street in Hong Kong, Lan Kwai Fong is almost synonymous with the city's night life. Along the L-shaped uphill trail, a good many of medium and high-end bars sprawl around, drawing big crowds of young locals, foreigners and tourists.
Every Thursday night is the Ladies Night, when girls are welcomed to come without admission fee, and enjoy one free whiskey. To contrast, boys need to pay a higher admission fee than usual.
Among all those amazing bars, there is no doubt that the Shake Shake and Beijing Club are the real stars that represent the highest level of Hong Kang bars.
A perfect leisure place of different interior design styles including extreme luxury, exotic, enthusiasm and more.
One of the notable highlights is the Ferrari-themed room, which features a red color-based wall hang with a Ferrari logo in the middle, reminding you of the fast figure of Ferrari on the race way.
A real place to dance all night, always packed, crappy and full of locals. Full courage of LED lighting and Australian crystals for the key decoration, the Beijing club is sparkling beautifully and luxurious.
Adding to the charm is the European terrace and gold- plated toilets, which make it the model of high-end bars in Hong Kong.
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