When in HK: The Peak Tram in Hong Kong, a Funicular Railway Masterpiece

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The Peak Tram in Hong Kong


A tram ride to the peak? Go for the Peak Tram then. We all know that there are so many ways to see a city in a near-aerial vantage point: solution – we just go to the highest place of the city, be it a building, a mountain, a bar, or what have you. So many cities for sure offer this kind of stunning 360-degree panoramic view. In Asia, if you’re looking for that 100+ years of tried and tested results of ultimate view excellence, you’d go and try the Peak Tram of Hong Kong.

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We all know that in traveling, the more history, the more culture, and the more sky’s-the-limit experience, the better, right? Well, surely these things are found here. The Peak Tram’s history takes us back as far as the 19th century, when everything was about trade and exchange. This mountain region of Hong Kong was the place to be even back then. That’s where all the culture and change happened, especially when the government saw the opportunity to build this place. The Hong Kongers built so many things here, from accommodations, galleries, towers, terraces, nature walks, fooderies, and entertainments. Hong Kong ensured that you’ll not only get a spectacular view of Hong Kong, but you’ll get the same level of experience too.

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Check out the architecture amidst the mountains and city-scrappers. The details are just worth noticing. Best time to go and experience the Peak Tram would be during sunset to night fall of –Ber months. That’s when the place is cooler, and the Hong Kong lights are better. You know, preparing for the Yuletide season. Oh, and be sure to try and use their telescope-like gadgets offered there. It really gives you an amazing angle point from top to zoomed-in view of the city in one go. 

Overall, the Peak Tram experience tops the list of must-try experiences in Hong Kong. It’s universally known as one great experience to have in Hong Kong. Good for families, groupies of friends, couples, soloists, photographers, and travel adventurists. The experience will elevate your understanding and appreciation for all things above ground. Panorama perfection!

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bowdywanders.com Singapore Travel Blog Philippines Photo :: Hong Kong :: When in HK: The Peak Tram in Hong Kong, a Funicular Railway Masterpiece
bowdywanders.com Singapore Travel Blog Philippines Photo :: Hong Kong :: When in HK: The Peak Tram in Hong Kong, a Funicular Railway Masterpiece
bowdywanders.com Singapore Travel Blog Philippines Photo :: Hong Kong :: When in HK: The Peak Tram in Hong Kong, a Funicular Railway Masterpiece

Bowdy is an amateur adventurer, a coffee sleepyhead, and a start-up rooter, with a penchant for classic-looking photos. At last count, he has visited some 54 countries, and is now living in Singapore. He's always in search of fascinating routines to exploit, within the edges of after-office hours and (un)limited holidays.

For collaboration ideas, email bowdywanders@gmail.com.

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