Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and ferry off to an island paradise just 10 kilometers southwest of Hong Kong Island. One can spend the whole day enjoying the slower pace of the serene sight, as there are plenty of attractions to see.
Ships and shops line the picturesque harbor, making for a cultural stroll on foot or bike.
Clear beaches with inviting waters offer fun in the sun.
Hiking trails connect one with the finer sides of nature.
Temples filled with historic artifacts dot the island.
Spelunking opportunities await at Cheung Po Tsai Cave, allegedly once the famous hideout of a notorious pirate.
Festivals are the highlight of the island’s culture. The most famous festival is called the Cheung Chau Bun Festival, which includes a week of thanksgiving conveyed through dragon dances, a float parade, children dressed as heroes and suspended high on the floats, and a Bun Snatching event that involves climbing huge towers of buns and stripping the buns off on the way back down.
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