Victoria Peak in Hong Kong has the most extraordinary views
of Hong Kong. It is the highest peak on Hong Kong Island
and overlooks the west side of the Island. The stunning
views from Victoria Peak makes it one of the most popular
tourist attractions in Hong Kong. You can get a panoramic
view of Hong Kong as far as the eye can see.
Victoria Peak Tram
The best way to get to the top is by the Peak Tram, a funicular
railway which goes up a steep 373 meter high mountainside.
The tracks are 1400 meters long and its about a 7 to 8 minute
ride up. The Peak Tram has a long history, operating since
1888. You will enjoy breathtaking views on the ride up -
have your camera ready to snap pictures of the masses of
soaring sky scrappers, harbor views, and ships traversing
water far off in the distance.
Victoria Peak Tower
The stunning views atop the Victoria Peak is further enhanced
by the one of Hong Kong's most innovative buildings - the
seven storey Peak Tower. The Peak Tower is designed by British
architect Terry Farrel, and takes fullest advantage of the
At the final stop, the Peak Tram pulls into the Peak Tower.
It sits at an elevation of 396 meters and you will experience
a panoramic view of the Victoria Harbor, and Hong Kong Island.
Completed in 1997, the Peak Tower is a viewing, dining,
and entertainment center.