|The Peak Tower|
|walking to The Peak|
|It's amazing to view Hong Kong from here.|
Other attractions in The Peak Tower is the EA Experience at level 1 - a haven for gamers where they can play in a virtual world and buy the latest EA games; The Peak Post Office at level P1 where visitors could send postcards to loved ones and be rewarded with a Peak chop mark to let everyone know you have been to The Peak; the Sky Terrace at the rooftop which offers the best unobstructed panoramic view of the city; and The Peak Tower itself, whose wok-like top has been an icon, and contains various dining and shopping options.
For a different feel, you may opt to head to The Lions View Point Pavilion. It is also a venue for a great view of the harbor and city below, but with a distinctly Chinese architectural motif. What's more? The Lions View Point Pavilion has a map that would facilitate identification of the various buildings that you see on both sides of the harbor.
Other noteworthy sites within The Peak are: The Peak Lookout Restaurant, The Peak Galleria, and The Hong Kong Tourism Visitor Board Centre, which is located in an old tram car. Alternatively, you could do a leisurely nature walk and explore the natural part of The Peak.
|The Peak Lookout Restaurant is on the background|
|at The Peak Galleria's open area - with the Hong Kong Tourism Board Visitor Centre at the background|
How to get to The Peak:
Board the Peak Tram from the Lower Peak Tram Terminus on Garden Road. You can reach this by walking from MTR's Central Station Exit J2. There are lots of directional signs leading to The Peak.
The Peak Tram - 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM daily
The Peak Galleria - 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM daily
Round trip The Peak Tram ticket price: HK$36/head (Note: as of 2011, The Peak Tram return ticket price increased to HK$40/head.)
Tip: Expect for long queues in The Peak Tram, both in the lower terminus and in the upper terminus. During our trip back, we were standing! It was a really unique experience!
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