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Stunning views in City Guide Hong Kong

Hong Kong is famed for its breathtaking skyline, world-class shopping, and a wide variety of restaurants that diners can choose from. If you’d like to experience this vibrant city, you can fly direct to Hong Kong from Copenhagen on SAS.

A room with a view

The world’s highest rooftop bar, Ozone, is located on the 118th floor of the luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel, which occupies the top 16 floors of the International Commerce Centre building, the 10th tallest building in the world. That’s a lot of information but remember: the views from the roof terrace across Hong Kong and its surroundings are nothing short of stunning.

Ozone

Level 118, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

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Back to school

The school canteen just got a whole lot trendier. From its notebook menus to schoolroom decorations, Gakuensai serves up excellent Japanese and Korean fare alongside a healthy dose of nostalgia. After you eat, get up, move around and maybe sing a song.

Back to school

6/F, 1 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

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Internationally minded

Jimmy’s Kitchen has been serving international food since 1928. The menu offers a wide array of international dishes ranging from English bangers and mash to Indian curries. Their wine cellar holds more than 400 bottles of rare vintage wines.

Jimmy’s Kitchen

G/F, South China Building, 1-3 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

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Lofty classic

Established in 1928, the legendary Peninsula is Hong Kong’s oldest hotel and something of a landmark in Tsim Sha Tsui. Dubbed the “Grande Dame of the Far East”, it’s also notable for its large fleet of Rolls-Royces and the twin helipads used for the hotel’s own helicopter service.

Hotel Peninsula

Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Family style

Famous for its specialty roast goose, Yung Kee is an integral part of Hong Kong’s heritage and culinary landscape, offering both casual and formal dining, and serving a wide array of classic Cantonese dishes.

Yung Kee

32-40 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong

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Temple Street Night Market Photo: Shutterstock

Street scene

Amidst Hong Kong’s lively street scene you can find markets dedicated to pretty much anything you can dream up, but one of the best general ones is Temple Street Night Market, where you can even get your fortune told.

Temple Street Night Market

Temple St, Mong Kok, Hongkong

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Icy fun

Hong Kong never sees snow or ice in nature but escaping from the city’s humidity is as easy as visiting one of the city’s indoor skating rinks. Try The Rink, where you pay for the length of time you rent your skates.

The Rink

Elements, G/F, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

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Iconic oasis

The hip and stylish award-winning luxury hotel owned by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hotel ICON offers a harbor-facing outdoor swimming pool and fitness center, allowing guests to exercise while enjoying views of Hong Kong Island’s spectacular skyline.

Hotel ICON

17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon

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Rocky Beach outside Hong Kong Photo: Shutterstock

Rocky Bay

A beautiful beach area along the southeastern edge of Hong Kong Island, Shek O includes Big Wave Bay, the best surfing beach in Hong Kong, Shek O Country Park for hiking, and a slew of great al fresco restaurants. How to get there: 30 minutes by taxi or MTR Island Line to Shau Kei Wan station, then bus 9.

Big Wave Bay

Big Wave Bay Rd, Shek O, Hongkong

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