Pullman Hong Kong

Neighbourhoods

The other side of Hong Kong

Surprising Islands

Hong Kong, a mythical city that we instantly associate with neon-topped skyscrapers lining the banks of a bustling bay, itself teeming with an incessant stream of overloaded cargo boats and container ships beneath superjumbo-filled skies. Images embedded in the collective subconscious that actually offer a rather simplistic view of this extremely complex city. The special administrative region of hong kong stretches across 1102 km2 and consists of 236 islands, the majority of which are uninhabited. The islands of lantau, cheung chau, peng chau and lamma, however, each have their own identity and are an unexpected treasure trove just waiting to be discovered.

Not to be missed in Hong Kong

Escape To the Islands

Getting there:
By cable car, direction Lantau, from Tung Chung metro station (www.mtr.com.hk). A 25-minute ride on the Ngong Ping 360 (www.np360.com.hk/en/) offers stunning views of the airport, sea and scenery. On your arrival: the path to Big Buddha and a moment of calm; souvenir shops, restaurants and attractions focusing on Hong Kong’s cinematic heritage.
By ferry, from the Central Ferry Piers (www.nwff.com.hk/public/home.php) which heads to the islands of Cheung Chau, Peng Chau and Lamma. www.hkkf.com.hk

Eating like a local:
In both Cheung Chau and Lamma it’s no mean feat deciding where to eat given the huge array of tempting seafood restaurants that greet you as you arrive! Go with your instinct and make a beeline for venues favoured by the locals…

Taking in the sights:
Discover the wealth of hidden natural treasures on Hong Kong’s many islands: flora, fauna, deserted beaches, walking trails…
www.discoverhongkong.com

In the City, Around

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The Park Lane Hotel

Shopping:
Head to the Computer Centre on the 10th floor of Windsor House (a shopping centre just opposite the hotel on Great George Street), the fashion boutiques run by up-and-coming designers on Paterson Street, and the SOGO department store.

Nearby:
Admire original works by Zao Wou-Ki at the de Sarthe gallery. www.desarthe.com
Discover Hong Kong’s many different neighbourhoods by wending your way through Victoria City aboard a double-decker tram. www.hktramways.com

Discover more about Hong Kong in the 3rd issue of the Pullman Magazine, available at every Pullman Hotels & Resorts, or on AccorPressReader, the digital press service for AccorHotels Guests.



Text Philippe Dova
Photography Paul Maurer

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