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Lonely Planet Selects Hong Kong as Top City to Visit in 2012

Published by  joyce at 2011/11/3;

On October 30th, Lonely Planet, one of the global leading independent travel guide publisher, managed by BBC, selected Hong Kong of China as one of the world’s top 10 cities worthwhile to visit in 2012 after globe-trotting research and fierce debate. Among those top 10 cities including London, Muscat, Bengaluru, Cádiz, Stockholm, Guimarães, Santiago, Hong Kong, Orlando and Darwin, Hong Kong is the only city selected in China.

In the article, Lonely Planet described Hong Kong as “The mood in China’s most liberated city is edgier and more vocal than ever.” and “This will be a particularly exciting year for Hong Kong, as it continues its march towards full democracy.” Yes, Hong Kong has developed into a very modern society and most of its industries are leading the world, particularly in, telecommunication, banking, insurance and technology. It is one of East Asia's leading trading and transshipment centers.

In the description, Lonely Planet tells people to “Go shopping, gallery hopping and check out the bars of Soho. Explore walled villages or go hiking on Asia’s most breathtaking trails.” Hong Kong becomes renowned for its lifestyle and entertainment, being amongst the world’s best. With its bustling and crowded shopping malls and stalls, if you can't find ‘it’ in Hong Kong, then it isn't available anywhere. This vibrant city is “Shopper's Paradise”.

In the article, Lonely Planet tells visitors that “Whatever you do, sprinkle your day generously and boldly with some of the city’s 11,000 restaurants.” Of course Hong Kong has always been famous destination for gourmets being noted for its restaurants and especially its Cantonese cuisine. But visitors can taste fine wine and food from every corner of the world. 

In the cold winter period, a number of tourists choose to flock to Hong Kong, as this is the quite suitable time for shopping in this shopping paradise. If you'd like to discover the unique beauty of Hong Kong, come with China Travel to realize it.

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