Victoria Peak – Hong Kong

Introduction
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Victoria Peak
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Victoria Peak is set atop Mount Austin on Hong Kong Island and provides spectacular views overlooking Victoria Harbor and the city.

Tram Line
Tram Line
Tram Line
Tram Line

In order to get to the top, you must take a tram. The line for tickets was rather long. We bought tickets for the Hop On, Hop Off bus which included tickets to Victoria Peak, so that did save some time and helped to offset the cost of the bus tour.

Although the line for the tram seemed somewhat long, the line did move fast and the wait was less than 10 minutes.

While standing in line to get onto the tram, there was a guy that was just bull rushing past people. He was bumping into them not saying a word.

Luckily I was standing closer the wall than my wife. We were facing forward and all of a sudden somebody bumps into me fairly hard from behind. I had no idea what was going on.

Naturally, I pinned the guy next to the wall. I think his feet were actually a couple of inches off the ground. I turned and looked at him, and he had this look of shock and panic on his face. I’m sure this has never happened to him before. I continued to just look at him, and he was still looking at me with his mouth wide open.

Finally, he waved that he was sorry, so I let him down. Off he went on his merry way continuing to bump people out of the way onto the tram.

Maybe it’s just a cultural thing since Hong Kong is an extremely crowded place.

As with all tourist attractions there is a shopping center that includes restaurants, gift shops and other stores.

Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak

Although a very “touristy” thing to do, I think making a trip to Victoria Peak is a “must do” on any trip to Hong Kong at least once.

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