Victoria Peak is a mountain in Hongkong, located in the western half of Hongkong Island. With an altitude of 552 m, it’s become the highest mountain on the island proper. It is a major tourist attraction which offers views over Central, Victoria Harbour, Lamma Island & the surrounding islands.
To reach the Peak Tower (at 396 meters above sea level), we must get in the Peak Tram. Price ticket HKD 65 or 85 K (including Peak Tram ticket & Sky Terrace). If you don’t want to go to Sky Terrace they also sell the Peak Tram ticket only, for HKD 40 or 50 K.
One attraction that I’m curious of besides Disneyland is Madame Tussauds. It’s also located in the Peak area. Madame Tussauds is a unique celebrity inspired attraction that connect guests with famous people, famous events and famous times. Featuring nine group figures (kung fu stars, character, asian stars, hollywood stars, cultural figures, sports stars, pop stars, royalty, world leaders), it provides guests with the opportunity to meet their idols and do the things that famous people do. Entrance ticket HKD 190 or 245 K. It’s cheaper if you online booked at their website, price HKD 171 or 220 K. I prefer to buy 3 in combo (Madame Tussauds + Peak Tram Return + Sky Terrace) for HKD 260 or 330 K.
After having fun at Madame Tussauds, I go upstairs to the Sky Terrace. The Sky Terrace standing at 428 meters above sea level, is the highest viewing platform in Hongkong offering a stunning 360 degree panoramic view across the Hongkong. In January, the Hongkong’s weather is still cold, the temperature for about 10 degree, and the wind is blowing very strong. I can only stand outside for 15 minutes only, haha…..brrrrr….I’m freezing…..
Wew, it’s already 1 PM, and I skip my breakfast today, so I’m getting hungry right now. I don’t want to eat heavy meal in here, because I have plan to visit Tsim Sha Tsui after this. I decided to chilled at Pacific Coffee. The Pacific Coffee concept was inspired by the coffee culture of Seattle, where coffeehouses were community hubs, serving great Italian espresso-based coffee in generous American sizes, with informality and a friendly attitude. It has provided world class coffee to satisfy Hongkong’s growing demand for specialty coffee beverages since 1992. For coffee, I order Hot Caramel Latte. Price HKD 38 or 48 K. Very relaxing….For meal, I choose Butter Croissant (Price HKD 14 or 18 K) and Spinach & Mushroom Quiche (Price HKD 24 or 30 K). They heated it for a few minutes in, then serve it. Fresh from the oven! The Quiche is delicious :)
Unit G10, Level G, The Peak Tower, 128
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