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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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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1020 on: May 29, 2015, 09:08:56 AM »
and the price of kz meals  $600 for two ppl!  :-\ (900 if you want shalosh seudas- unless you're chabad ;))
Very good food. Worth the money for the meals and company.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1021 on: May 29, 2015, 09:44:39 AM »
Very good food. Worth the money for the meals and company.
+1 One of our best shabbos experiences abroad

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1022 on: May 29, 2015, 09:53:09 AM »
+1 One of our best shabbos experiences abroad
How does it compare to Venice?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1023 on: May 29, 2015, 11:02:55 AM »
How does it compare to Venice?
completely different crowd. youre basically shmoozing with lonely businessman the whole seuda ime

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1024 on: May 29, 2015, 11:04:19 AM »
Had a great experience at Chabad of HKI as well.
Amazing food, interesting local crowd.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1025 on: May 29, 2015, 11:15:03 AM »
Had a great experience at Chabad of HKI as well.
Amazing food, interesting local crowd.
Seems that Chabad on HKI is more of your typical Chabad shabbos experience, with free or nearly free meals and locals.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1026 on: May 29, 2015, 11:22:05 AM »
Seems that Chabad on HKI is more of your typical Chabad shabbos experience, with free or nearly free meals and locals.
By far the best food I've had at Chabad.  Also Friday night is in the Rabbi's house.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1027 on: May 29, 2015, 11:48:54 AM »
I was planning a trip around my exams and i have the second week in August free. Has anyone gone to HK in this time period? I see that its hot typhoon weather which is a bit of a turn-off  :-\

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1028 on: May 29, 2015, 12:41:23 PM »
By far the best food I've had at Chabad.  Also Friday night is in the Rabbi's house.

and the Sheraton is in that area?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1029 on: May 29, 2015, 01:04:29 PM »
and the Sheraton is in that area?
No. That's why we were discussing 2 McDonnell and the Butterfly hotels (or walking to the GH).

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1030 on: May 29, 2015, 01:05:22 PM »
No. That's why we were discussing 2 McDonnell and the Butterfly hotels (or walking to the GH).

Got it. was confused for a minute. ok thanks

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1031 on: May 30, 2015, 04:29:15 PM »
I was planning a trip around my exams and i have the second week in August free. Has anyone gone to HK in this time period? I see that its hot typhoon weather which is a bit of a turn-off  :-\
We went in the second week of August-it was def. HOT and HUMID!!! but we put that in mind and went on to have a great time!! Even if they forecast rain it usually does not last too long-unless you get stuck in a typhoon of course-but then again should we never visit miami because we may get stuck in a hurricane... :D

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1032 on: May 31, 2015, 01:13:56 AM »
What point options within walking distance to Kehilat Zion besides the IC. (It's not clear in the wiki if the others are close by foot or by train)
Do I need a special visa to go to HKG or do they just stamp it at the airport? What about to go to Shenzhen?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1033 on: May 31, 2015, 01:53:44 AM »
What point options within walking distance to Kehilat Zion besides the IC. (It's not clear in the wiki if the others are close by foot or by train)
Do I need a special visa to go to HKG or do they just stamp it at the airport? What about to go to Shenzhen?
There's a Sheraton and Hyatt Regency. You don't need a visa for HK but do need for Shenzhen.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1034 on: May 31, 2015, 09:42:44 AM »
What point options within walking distance to Kehilat Zion besides the IC. (It's not clear in the wiki if the others are close by foot or by train)
Do I need a special visa to go to HKG or do they just stamp it at the airport? What about to go to Shenzhen?
Shangri La is next door.
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