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Hong Kong New Year Countdown

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12 Jan 2018
“Very well organised with several areas available to see the fireworks.”
1 Jan 2018
“An amazing evening!”
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Throughout most of China, the Western calendar's marking of the New Year is much less heralded than their own Lunar New Year. But with its colonial ties to Britain, Hong Kong honours the transition from 31 December to 1 January with as much fanfare...more
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Around Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, China
Yau Tsim Mong District
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Very busy down at the waterfront. Don't ever bother trying to go down there to watch the fireworks. Id recommend to go to a roof top bar and watch them from there

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 13 January 2018

impressive fireworks although I would rather prefer laser/light shows to show more respect for animals, children, PTSD persons etc..

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I went to see the new year fireworks and there was so many people that me and thousands of people never left Nathan Road. Taking the metro after the fireworks was just not an option if you value your life. I don't want to know...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We walked to Tamar Park from our hotel (JW Marriott) at about 11:15PM. It took us only about 10 min to walk to the harbor. There was live music at the park and plenty people watching to pass the time. The ICC building kept us...More

2  Thank MomMCS
Reviewed 11 February 2016

These fireworks are obviously amazing. They go on for 23 minutes which, if anything, is a bit long, but they really are gorgeous and I enjoyed watching these more than the parade. We got a spot in Tamar Park, as advised (and very well advised)...More

3  Thank K C
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We booked for New Year's Eve harbour cruise through Viator, 31 Dec 2015. The menu advertised did not exist as we did not get any food. There was no count down and the yacht only had a side view of the fireworks. The so called...More

4  Thank DioP100
Reviewed 15 January 2016

It was truly a unique experience to celebrate New Year in Hongkong onced in our lifetime. The fireworks was amazing. So beautiful! It is probably not so exotic anymore for the locals but for tourists like us, we enjoyed it a lot. We were advised...More

3  Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This past 31 December 2015, Hong Kong was treated to another very good fireworks display over Victoria Harbour. This is an annual fireworks exhibition that is only topped by the 23-minute performance held on Chinese New Years Day. Best locations to watch the New Years...More

3  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Went for dinner at Aqua with a perfect view of Victoria Harbour. Undescribable. A fantastic experience. The midnight fireworks are a sight. Spectacular. Whatever you do, you can´t go wrong in Hong Kong on this day. My only advise is Tsim Sha Tsui side. The...More

Thank PLFMS
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We spent our New Year midnight celebration at Victoria Harbor. So many people started coming to the Victoria Harbor as early as 4pm of December 31. The security provided by the Hong Kong police was commendable. By early evening, the place started to be jampacked...More

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