More Fun Facts about Hong Kong
Historic Ferry Dating back to 1880, the Star Ferry offers great views of Hong Kong's famous skyline, a one-way ticket costing just atUS 30 cents.
Great dishes going cheap Hong Kong offers some of the most affordable Michelin-starred dishes, such as delicious dim sum for just US$2.
Slippery Snakes There are 52 species of snake in Hong Kong. But don't worry. The chance of meeting one is rare.
Take a hike Hong Kong has over 50 hiking trails. The most famous is the MacLehose trail, spanning 100 kilometres across much of the New Territories.
Panda pensioner: In July 2015, Jia Jia, the 38-year-old resident of Ocean Park, was officially declared the oldest giant panda in the world.
Spoilt for choice: With one restaurant for every 300 people, Hong Kong has one of the world's highest per capita concentrations of eateries.
Scream for ice cream: First imported in 1970, and there are now just 14 original Mister Softee vans vending the popular ice cream.
Time for tea: Hong Kong people love tea. In fact, they are the biggest tea drinkers in Asia, chugging down 1 360 grams per person
Long live Hong Kong people: The people of Hong Kong enjoy long life expectancies: women can expect to reach 86.7 years while men average 81.2.
Who needs cars? Hong Kong is one of the world's least car-dependent cities with 90 per cent of daily commuter journeys on public transport.
Rare species: The Chinese white dolphin and Romer's tree frog are just two of the rare endemic species found in Hong Kong.