Whether you love modern vibes or nature sceneries for your Instagram feed, there are surely Hong Kong Instagram spots below. Let the list below tour you through the best city and nature spots Hong Kong has to offer.
1. Victoria Peak
Known for its Victorian-style architecture and vibe, this place has once been known as the Governor’s summer residence. Get all the feels of a Victorian era royalty, or one of those classic novel characters with the lush pavilions, lawns, and pagodas that will surely add a classy touch to your Instagram feed.
- Opening Hours: M-F 10AM to 11PM: Sundays and Holidays 8AM to 11PM
- Address: The Peak, Hong Kong Island
- How to get there: The most famous and most recommended way to get to Victoria peak is by tram. Tourists say it is already a unique experience of its own. Beware however, that it can get crowded and allowance time is needed if you want to make the most out of your ride instead of waiting. You can also opt for a bus, which is the longest way as it can take up to an hour. Take bus #15 to the peak from Exchange Square Bus Terminal.
2. Garden Hill
Named after the garden at the foot of it, Garden Hill is known for being a spot to enjoy life away from the city’s busy vibe. This Instagram spot in Hong Kong is also known as a good observatory spot– it lets you get a glimpse of the city from higher ground. Caution is still recommended as there are no railings.
- Opening Hours: Mon- Sun, from 12MN to 11:59PM
- Address: Garden Hill, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
- How to Get There: Take Exit D2 at Sham Shui Po MTR Station and head towards Shek Kip Mei Estate.After a 10-minute walk, you’ll find the Mei Ho House, which you’ll have to follow through for another 10 minutes.
3. The Mills
This is one of the Hong Kong Instagram spots that have a rich historical background, and thus are considered a heritage. It was once a cotton mill in the 1950s and is now known as the revitalization of the past while keeping up with the present. You can check out its Shopfloor where you have an array of choices for goods and restaurants. Its rooftop also features a picturesque space that gives a sleek and hip vibe.
- Opening Hours: Daily, 10AM to 10PM
- Address: The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par St, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Take the Exit A4 of Tsuen Wan MTR Station and get off the flyover. Another option is to take Exit D of Tsuen Wan MTR Station, facing the direction of Discovery Park, opposite to the Government Offices
4. Tai Kwun
Once known as the Central Police Station, Tai Kwun has also earned the title as one Instagram spot in Hong Kong, along with the UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation Awards in 2019. Tagged as the grand-slam entertainment capital with a “cultural soul,” this place is sure to give you the cultural and contemporary vibe. The heritage it keeps speaks of the place’s story from the 19th century, which the interactive exhibits tell.
- Opening Hours: COVID-19-related precautions are in place now in Hong Kong and scheduling is required. Visit their website to know more.
- Address: 10 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Enter through the footbridge at the intersection of Holywood Road and Old Bailey Street. This connects the compound with the Central to Mid-Level Escalators.
5. Choi Hung Estate
A place of rainbow colors and symmetry, Choi Hung estate lives up to its name– “rainbow” in Cantonese. Its basketball court on its rooftop has slowly gained popularity as one of the Intagrammable places in Hong Kong. Grab the chance to show off your minimalist side without compromising the eye-feasting factor.
- Opening Hours: Daily, 5AM- 10:30PM
- Address: 2 Tse Wai Ave, Ngau Chi Wan, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Take the MTR Subway, the Kwun Tong line, then get off at Choi Hung MTR station. Follow exit signs C4 or C3, which are near Choi Hung Estate.
6. Tai Ping Shan Street
The Mountain of Peace had gone through a lot of history– from the British landing in 1841 to the plague in 1894– to get to where it is now. The perfect and graceful blend of the past and the present make this a good one of the best Hong Kong Instagrammable spots. Let the overlooking Medical Museum tell you the tough times of the plague, and let the smell of Chinese incense captivate your senses as you approach the place.
- Opening Hours: Daily, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM
- Address: Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island
- How to Get There: Taking the taxi is the fastest way to get to Tai Ping Shan street, though you can also take the subway.
7. Oi Man Estate
Originally designed to house thousands of people during a huge migration crisis, Oi Man estate now stands as a complete, all-in-one liveable area. It has its banks, stores, and restaurants that you can visit. Though not intended for tourism purposes, this estate has gained popularity for its high-rise symmetrical buildings that are great to look at– whether from a worm’s eye view or a bird’s eye view.
- Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
- Address: 60 Chung Hau St, Ho Man Tin, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Different places have different points of pick up and drop off. You can check them here.
8. Sai Wan Swimming Shed
Get your dose of Vitamin Sea while staring at a wonderful sunset at Sai Wan Swimming Shed. You can find this wonder just a few steps down Victoria Road in Kennedy Town, marked by a wooden bridge stretching from the shore to the nearby part of the sea.
- Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
- Address: Victoria Rd, Mount Davis, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Take the MTR and get off Kennedy Town station. Take Exit A and get on Green Minibus 58.
9. The Blue House
Having a stand-out shade of blue, this place is the last kind of tong lau, a residential building known for combining the features of 19th century Western and Chinese architectural features. Long time residents of this area offer tours to exhibit their long history which they have preserved over the years.
- Opening Hours: Tours are scheduled through their website.
- Address: 72 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: You can take the MTR and get down at Wan Chai station. You can also take buses 5S , 6 , 6A , 6X , 10 , 10S , 15 , 66 , 109 , and 113.
10. Tamar Park
This 1.76-hectare land boasts of its green carpets of grass, which you can see even in the elevated platform– known as Tamar Corner. Here, you can also have a stroll or sit after having your Instagram photoshoot. You can try their cafe or visit their amphitheater as well.
- Opening Hours: 24 hours
- Address: Harcourt Rd, Admiralty, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Take the MTR and get off the Admiralty Station and walk from there.
11. Cyberport Waterfront Park
Have the best views of both the land and the sea in one of the best Hong Kong Instagram Spots. Fur parents will find this place fun, since they can take their pets with them. Enjoy the green grass while looking at the calming vibe of the ocean just across the lawn-like area– a great place for a picnic.
- Opening Hours: Daily, 7AM-11PM
- Address: 100 Cyberport Rd, Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Different bus routes can be taken to get to this place
12. Un Chau Estate Flower Tunnel
If pretty blossoms are your quirk for your Instagram photo, then this place is for you. Be surrounded by crowds of bougainvillea shaped into a tunnel. Though usually overlooked due to its location among the sky-high buildings, this place nevers fails to amaze guests and earn a place in the best Instagrammable spots in Hong Kong.
- Opening Hours: No data, but going there early is recommended to avoid crowds.
- Address: 500 Cheung Sha Wan Rd, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: Take Exit C2at the Cheung Sha Wan MTR station, upon exiting, you’ll find yourself directly at the Un Chau Estate
13. Botanic Union
Give your Instagram feed a garden theme by adding this place to your locations for photoshoots. With its landscaped garden design, you will surely find lots of spots to pose in. Aside from that, this place is also known for horticulture activities which you can enjoy.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 10AM-6PM
- Address: 65 Kau Liu Ha, Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: See map here.
14. Green Egg Island
Don’t let this place’s name fool you. You can’t find green eggs here. The island bears the shape of a sunny-side up egg, with a green yolk in the middle. The clear waters here and the Maldives-like atmosphere not only give a good place to pose for your Instagram photo, it also gives you a calming feeling. You can also try hiking to give your legs some exercise.
- Opening Hours: No data available, but it is recommended to try the trail when it’s a little cooler in temperature.
- Address: Tai Au Mun, Hong Kong
- How to Get There: You can take the bus or minibus, and after which take the trail by foot. Take bus 91 from Diamond Hill or Minibus 103 from Kwung Tong to Clear Water Bay.
15. Kowloon Walled City Park
The Kowloon Park Walled City are the preserved remains of what was once the Kowloon Walled City. It features gardens with Qing Dynasty architectural structures and some demolished buildings. Despite being destroyed in the second World War, the place maintained its traditional features and lives long enough to share its tales– both the dark and the wonderful. You can snap an Instagram photo on one of its pillars by the garden or in one of its pagodas
- Opening Hours: Park is open from 6:30AM to 11:00PM daily, while the exhibition rooms are open from 10Am to 6PM daily, except on Wednesdays
- Address: Tung Tsing Road, Kowloon City, Kowloon
- How to Get There: There are a number of buses you can take to get there.
Finding the best Hong Kong Instagram spots is not difficult because there are a few , rather it is hard because you’ll have many choices to choose from. Decide on your theme for your feed and visit any of the places listed here.