Hong Kong is an enigmatic and unique city, with a skyline packed with dramatic skyscrapers and bustling streets. Its proximity to mainland China gives it an interesting fusion of Eastern and Western cultures, making it unlike any other East Asian destination. Travel to Hong Kong with Qatar Airways and discover a city that offers a lot of unforgettable experiences.
Hong Kong is a retreat for shopping enthusiasts and bargain hunters. From off-the-peg Chinese jackets and dresses to bespoke cutlery, you can find practically everything in this city. Shopping venues are plenty and range from glittering new malls to antique stores, and from side-street boutiques to traditional bazaars and vast food markets.
If you venture a little beyond the ultra modern office blocks and the commercial hub at the city’s financial district, you’ll find that Hong Kong packs a vibrant arts and culture scene in between. Asia’s premier film festival is held here, and traditional Chinese customs are still practiced today. Try visiting a Cantonese opera or enjoy Chinese music. Hong Kong also has several excellent museums and art galleries where you can explore the region’s culture and history in more depth.
While you’re in Hong Kong you can take the opportunity to explore local islands and some of the city’s beautiful neighbourhoods. The diverse population has left the country with a range of great restaurants and places to sample ‘street food’ all over the city. The traditional dishes of Vietnam, Shanghai, Japan and Guangzhou are all on offer.
Fly to Hong Kong with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a truly unique city with a friendly culture that has been welcoming visitors from around the world for thousands of years.