Best places to see the Hong Kong skyline
Be dazzled by Aqua’s two-storey-high glass windows that provide an unparallelled panorama of the Hong Kong skyline. The best way to experience Aqua is to book a window table in advance and then enjoy the Japanese and Italian fusion food – think exquisite pastas, robotayaki and sushi – while you snap away at the view.
True, Avenue of the Stars is one of Hong Kong’s less spectacular – to put it nicely – tourist hotspots but it still comes with an amazing view of the Hong Kong Island skyline. If the weather’s nice and you don't feel the need to splash the cash at some of the other bars and restaurants on this list, this is probably the best spot to head to in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Perched high above the hustle and bustle of Nathan Road, Eyebar is a contender for one of the best vantage points in Hong Kong. Sit back on the comfortable terrace and take in unobstructed views of Victoria Harbour with a cold beer or signature specialty cocktail.
The five-star InterContinental Hong Kong hotel enjoys an enviable waterfront location that provides it stunning lines of sight across Victoria Harbour. To make the most of it, you're going to have to order up a drink but the picture postcard views of skyscrapers like the Bank of China Tower and IFC are jaw dropping.
Forget the sky100 Observation Deck and head up another 18 floors to the highest bar in the world. Ozone, in the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong offers completely unobstructed view of western Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Settle in with a gin and tonic from its speciality menu and drink in the view.
As the name suggests, The Peak is the highest point on Hong Kong Island and offers the best panorama of the city, the view stretching from the skyscrapers of Central to – on a clear day at least – the mountains of the New Territories. For the best vantage point once you’re at the summit, head to the viewing platform at the anvil-shaped Peak Tower.
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