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Hong Kong Island:
Things to do:
-Victoria Peak (tram),
-Ngong Ping 360 Glass bottom cable car (big Buddha),
-Downtown area
-Pink dolphin watching
-Ozone  Bar
-Tailors (Jantzen, tai panin admiraltyi cntr)
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Kowloon

Kosher Grocery Stores:
KosherMart On Hong Kong Island in the JCC
Kosher Original in Kowloon

Where to eat:
JCC Sunday night buffet can't be missed.
JCC Pizza - (Not open in the Summer)
Seven Zero - Dairy Resturant in the JCC
JCC Chinese
Shalom grill restaurant reported permanently closed by Mech
Shalom grill kosher market

Places to stay:
Grand Hyatt hotel
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Four Seasons

Kowloon:
Things to do:
-8:00pm Laser show
-Ladies market
-Ave. of stars- pier
-Museums (science, space)
-Diamond hill- nan lian garden/chi Lin nunnery
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Hong Kong Island
-Drinks at Felix (Peninsula Hotel)
-Drinks in the Lobby (Intercontinental Hotel)


Only place to eat:
Mul Hayam Restaurant at Kehilat Zion (Breakfast is now $100 HKD)

Places to stay:
The W Hotel - Great Hotel but far from Synagogues
Grand Stamford Intercontinental Hotel - next to Chabad (for Shabbos),
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 

Shuls
Kehilat Zion -Location: Unit 105, 1/F Wing On Plaza 62 Mody Road East Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon kzionhk@yahoo.com, or call: (852) 2366 6364 (office) or (852) 2368 0061
Chabad - Location:  67-71 Chatham Road, Oriental Centre 1/F Unit D, Tsim Sha Tsui  Telephone:  (852) 2366 5770  Mobile Tel.: (852) 9674 4450  Email: kowloon@chabadhk.org

Macau: (Ferry from hkg)
-Casinos (las Vegas style hotels),
-Curque like water show
-aj hachet tower (bungi)

-Disney

Lhasa:
Lake, pilgrims , culture

Airline Checkin Counters: Kowloon Station (below the W Hotel) to check your bags in. You then take the MRT straight to the airport (with just a couple of stops). It's super convenient and quick. You don't have to stay at the W to check in at Kowloon station though (and FWIW you can check in at Hong Kong station on HKI, too).


Trip reports:
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http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3634.0
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http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg330403#msg330403
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1885.msg17999#msg17999
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=25610.msg422555#msg422555
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2160 on: November 11, 2018, 08:32:12 AM »
What are the current Shabbos meal options in Hong Kong (which shuls, price...)?

I've got HH points and SPG/Marriott points. As a tourist, which hotel do you recommend for shabbos? And for weekday? Important: we have a 6-month old baby and would need to arrange some way to get him to/from wherever we eat shabbos meals. (There's no eiruv, is there?) Is this still feasible, or should we not do this trip right now? TIA.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2161 on: November 13, 2018, 09:36:25 AM »
What are the current Shabbos meal options in Hong Kong (which shuls, price...)?

I've got HH points and SPG/Marriott points. As a tourist, which hotel do you recommend for shabbos? And for weekday? Important: we have a 6-month old baby and would need to arrange some way to get him to/from wherever we eat shabbos meals. (There's no eiruv, is there?) Is this still feasible, or should we not do this trip right now? TIA.
In Kawloon you can stay by the Shengri La or the Hyatt Regency TST and arrange with the hotel staff and the Rabbi of KZ (they did it it for me) to bring the baby back and forth. Shengri La is next door to KZ
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2162 on: December 11, 2018, 06:16:54 AM »
Where would you recommend to eat Friday night /Shabbos at Chabad or Kehilat Zion?
We are staying at  the IC stamford so both locations are in walking distance.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2163 on: January 03, 2019, 09:27:38 PM »
Spending one night in Hong Kong. Where do I stay? Hong Kong Island or Kowloon?
Next morning have to be in airport by 8:00 if that make a difference.
I have a full day prior to try and experience both Kowloon and Hong Kong.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2164 on: January 04, 2019, 01:10:43 AM »
Spending one night in Hong Kong. Where do I stay? Hong Kong Island or Kowloon?
Next morning have to be in airport by 8:00 if that make a difference.
I have a full day prior to try and experience both Kowloon and Hong Kong.
Stay in Kowloon.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2165 on: January 05, 2019, 09:44:11 PM »
Stay in Kowloon.
Mind sharing why?
Seems kosher food is on HKI.
How difficult is it to get from Kowloon to HKI?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2166 on: January 05, 2019, 09:48:17 PM »
Mind sharing why?
Seems kosher food is on HKI.
How difficult is it to get from Kowloon to HKI?
Better views, you're closer to many attractions, there's better shabbos accommodations, there is a restaurant, and it's more happening on the weekends especially. It's easy and cheap to get between Kowloon and HKI.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2167 on: January 06, 2019, 06:48:09 AM »
I'm arriving Monday morning and departing Tuesday morning. No Shabbos accommodations needed.
Where are the night/ladies markets?
Where is the more going on at night?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2168 on: January 06, 2019, 10:13:04 AM »
Where are the night/ladies markets?
Where is the more going on at night?
Kowloon
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2169 on: January 06, 2019, 10:18:14 AM »
JCC BBQ.

Just felt it hasn't been brought up in a while
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2170 on: January 06, 2019, 12:06:37 PM »
JCC BBQ.

Just felt it hasn't been brought up in a while
One of the most hyped up, overrated things I've ever been to in my life, the best part of the buffet was the french fries and they aren't even actually part of the buffet.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2171 on: January 06, 2019, 12:11:23 PM »
One of the most hyped up, overrated things I've ever been to in my life, the best part of the buffet was the french fries and they aren't even actually part of the buffet.
the chocolate mousse though. Lol
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2172 on: January 06, 2019, 12:24:02 PM »
JCC BBQ.

Just felt it hasn't been brought up in a while
Is it worth it fly out Mon morn instead of Sun night so that I could make the buffet?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2173 on: January 06, 2019, 12:31:58 PM »
Is it worth it fly out Mon morn instead of Sun night so that I could make the buffet?
definitely not. Night flights are always better
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2174 on: January 06, 2019, 12:33:27 PM »
Is it worth it fly out Mon morn instead of Sun night so that I could make the buffet?
No
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