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The 552-meter mountain has that classic Hong Kong view. Near the summit at 396 meters high there is an entertainment and viewing complex called Peak Tower where travelers can snap that perfect souvenir photo. In the foreground, a forest of skyscrapers rise in eye-opening density beneath your feet while Victoria Harbour glitters in distance. Go on a nice day, and you can also make out the outlying islands scattered over the South China Dea. Various modes of transport reach the top but the 1,350-meter-long peak tram is most popular. The 125-year old track is said to be the first funicular railway in Asia and the eight-minute ride can reach as steep as 30 degrees. The Peak Tower also houses a view-fantastic Cantonese... Read More

The 552-meter mountain has that classic Hong Kong view. Near the summit at 396 meters high there is an entertainment and viewing complex called Peak Tower where travelers can snap that perfect souvenir photo. In the foreground, a forest of skyscrapers rise in eye-opening density beneath your feet while Victoria Harbour glitters in distance. Go on a nice day, and you can also make out the outlying islands scattered over the South China Dea. Various modes of transport reach the top but the 1,350-meter-long peak tram is most popular. The 125-year old track is said to be the first funicular railway in Asia and the eight-minute ride can reach as steep as 30 degrees. The Peak Tower also houses a view-fantastic Cantonese restaurant and a Madame Tussauds Museum featuring Jackie Chan, Jet Li and various other Asian celebrities.

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