Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Two Cultures in Special Tourism Destinations

Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong and Macau, two special administrative regions of People's Republic of China, is a product of cultural assimilation of East and West. Now, both are tourist magnets in eastern Asia.

Melting of two cultures due to colonial Britain in the past to make Hong Kong decorated modern building, but designed and built based on feng shui calculations. In fact, feng shui rules were applied when designing the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, which has five play areas, ranging from Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Main Street USA, and one area that has just opened, Toy Story Land.

Hong Kong Disneyland

Adventureland
Adventureland

Tomorowland
Tomorowland
Main Street USA
Main Street USA
Toy Story
Toy Story
The uniqueness is what makes Hong Kong as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia. Moreover, Hong Kong is also known as an entertainment center which many artists contributed, talented actors and filmmakers on the international scene. One of them figures martial arts, Bruce Lee, who now stood erect his statue on the Avenue of Stars, a tribute to the star surrounded by top Hong Kong celebrities, such as Andy Lau, Jackie Chan, Tony Leung and Stephen Chow.
Avenue of Stars
Avenue of Stars

Bruce Lee-Art
Bruce Lee-Art

Not how far from the Avenue of Stars, you will find the museum a very famous waxwork, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, which featured a number of wax figures of the industry's top entertainment, sports, to science. Of course Hong Kong provides many interesting places to shop, such as Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, and Ladies Market in Mongkok area.

Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui
Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay
Ladies Market
Ladies Market
If you visit Hong Kong towards the end of the year, you can follow the Bauhinia Cruise, which will surround the Victoria Harbour. From the above cruise, you can see the beautiful lights of office buildings, while waiting for the second’s turn of the year that will be enlivened with a fireworks display that lit up the night sky of Hong Kong. This experience will be more impressed with the company serving snacks and excellent musical accompaniment.

Bauhinia Cruise
Bauhinia Cruise
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour
Not much different from Hong Kong, Macau was born from the merger of two cultures, namely China and Portuguese. Just look at The Ruins of St. Paul's, one of the most famous landmarks in Macau. Landmark is a remnant of a university and cathedral of the 17th century the Portuguese, which has now been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In fact, a typical Portuguese egg tart was now a by-the mandatory in Macau.

Macau
Macau
The Venetian Macau is a popular entertainment center in Macau. Blend with a luxurious resort with Venetian-style interior design, complete with artificial river and gondola, The Venetian Macau is always filled with tourists. Plus a spectacular show, "Dragon Treasure Show", which you can see in the City of Dreams, Macau is really spoiling the tourists. Not surprisingly, the region located 70 kilometers southwest of Hong Kong has always been the target of the tourists, especially in the holiday season.

The Venetian Macau
The Venetian Macau
The Venetian LV gondola
The Venetian LV gondola

City of Dreams
City of Dreams
Dragon's Treasure
Dragon's Treasure
City of Dreams

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