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10 Strange facts of HongKong

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10 Strange facts of HongKong

#1 This is among the richest cities in the world it has more Rolls Royce per person than any other region in the globe.

#2 Hongkong has the highest number of kyscrapers in the world more than 7000 buildings in the region have over 14 floors (New York City has almost half of these.)

#3 Hongkong is also known to have the largest fleet of ferries in the world transporting people and goods to Macau and various Chinese cities.

#4 Made up of more than 200 islands which is why it is often necessary to travel over water bodies. Other countries that have a large number of islands include Indonesia – 17,508 and Finland – 18000 as per CIA World Fact book

#5 The Hong Kong International Airport is among the top ten busiest in the world. It handles over 59 million passengers every day

#6 It is believed that parents that give birth to a son and then daughter are considered to be among the luckiest people in the world.

#7 It is considered a bad omen to have apartment buildings that end at the fourth floor. Make sure to check when you visit to hongkong.!

#8 It is home to one of the world’s largest seated Buddha statues is the bronze big Buddha situated in Lantau Island of Hong Kong.

#9 World best airline ‘Cathay ‘which is Hong Kong’s home airline has won the “World’s Best Airline “four times which is more times than any other in the world.

#10 Hongkong city has won the title of “The Best Business City in the World” for over four years. This award is organized and announced by Business Traveler Asia Pacific Magazine.

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  • Jasmeet Kaur
  • jasmeetkaur0506060@gmail.com

Ques :- Can I get a local mobile phone number during my visit?

Answer:- Yes. You can buy a Prepaid Calling Card or Mobile Data Prepaid SIM Card from major convenient stores at the airport or in town. For instance, the Discover Hong Kong Tourist SIM Card offers voice calls and local mobile data services.

  • Kiran Deep
  • kkirandeep582@gmail.com

Ques :-Can I access tourist information through my mobile phone?

Answer:- Yes. Also, visitors with Wi-Fi-enabled devices can enjoy free browsing and downloading of content on the HKTB website / mobile site via csl's 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong.

  • Daniel Donalds
  • daddydaniel343@yahoo.in

Ques :-Will I be able to use my electrical equipment in Hong Kong?

Answer:- The standard electrical voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Most hotel bathrooms also have outlets for 100 volts, but if not, you will need a transformer for any appliance or electrical equipment. The majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged UK-style plug. You can buy an inexpensive adaptor for your electrical equipment at most convenience stores.

  • Rajanchaohan
  • rajuchaohan_01 @gmail.com

Ques :- Where is the best area to stay?

Answer:- Hong Kong is very compact, so visitors are never too far from major shopping areas and attractions. Getting around is simple via Hong Kong’s extensive, reliable and affordable public transport system. Most hotels are located close to the harbour-front in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point on Hong Kong Island, and in Tsim Sha Tsui, Tsim Sha Tsui East and Hung Hom in Kowloon. You can also find plenty of accommodation within Kowloon’s busy areas of Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok. There are also a growing number of resort-style hotels in the New Territories and the Outlying Islands that offer more relaxing alternatives.

  • Nuu Xiuoa
  • ごうどうがいしゃ 暖だん

Ques :- Is there any sales tax in Hong Kong?

Answer:- Mostly, no. All goods, other than alcohol and tobacco, are tax-free. However, all retail businesses in Hong Kong will charge a minimum levy of HK$0.50 for each plastic shopping bag provided to customers in order to reduce waste.

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