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“Can see Lion Rock from Kowloon Tong”
Review of Lion Rock

Lion Rock
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5-Hour Hiking Tour in The Green to Lion Rock in...
Ranked #81 of 912 things to do in Hong Kong
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Owner description: At 1624 feet tall this is one of Hong Kong's most recognizable landmarks.
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Could see Lion Rock from Kowloon Tong and it is one of the Hong Kong symbol. I never thought of climbing Lion Rock though.

Thank Quack H
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"wong tai sin station"
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"great hike"
in 5 reviews
"wear proper shoes"
in 3 reviews
"dropped off"
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"uphill hike"
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"great workout"
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"trail head"
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"bring plenty of water"
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"maclehose trail"
in 2 reviews
"park entrance"
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"sha tin"
in 3 reviews
"country park"
in 2 reviews
"starting point"
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"degree view"
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"views are amazing"
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"views of hong kong"
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"new territories"
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Few urban hiking trails will offer the ease of access and the spectaculars of the views than the Lion Rock Hike. The internet has a lot of information on how to get there, but it is basically a 10-minute taxi ride from the Wong Tai Shin Temple subway station, or 30 minute walk. The hike is of moderate difficulties. There are some step climbs and there are a lot of stairs!! An average person should take about one hour to 90 minutes from the trail head to the peak. From the peak, there are several ways to go down. If you want to enjoy a different view, by all means, choose a different trail. But I actually prefer the same trail going down. I like the idea of passing by the Wong Tai Shin temple for a quick stop. Also, you will stop by the Lion Rock Park which has bathroom facilities to get clean up a little bit. The hike is not hard, but you should have proper shoes and plenty of water. Hong Kong is humid and if you are not used to it, it can zap your energy really fast. So, do respect that it is a steep climb and a hike and take the proper precaution and preparation. But you will be rewarded with one of the best views of Hong Kong when you are on top of the Lion Rock!!

1  Thank JLlovetravel
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful series of vistas. Many stairs involved in this climb. This seemed to be a common spot to have a picnic on one’s day off.

Thank Lorne_Alexandra
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

HaVe been to HK 6 times over the years and have always wanted to get up here, so this time i made the trip. Found a nice little track on an app called view finder. caught the MTR to Wong Tai Sin station and walked up to Fat Jong Temple and found a little path that isn't marked and made my way up there. There was a bit of scrambling over rocks which made it more enjoyable. i encountered a warning sign no to use this path which added to the level of excitement. It took maybe 45mins to get up this way, didnt see anyone else using the path. Basically i found the shortest route up, i would only recommend this path if you're fit.

Thank Lee G
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great views and wonderful hike, with great weather and nice breeze. It's not an easy hike so be prepared! Bring water and some food in your backpack then you are ready for the hike up up up! I almost gave up and not going further because of the steep uphill !!! This is more difficult than dragon back trail, Lung fu chan (pinewood battery) or MacLehose section 1,2,3,4. This one made Lamma island trail so easy! Anyway, I made it to the top of Lion Peak!! So proud and so happy to see the amazing views! If you have more energy, heading to Beacon Hill for another 2.3 km or to Amah rock! I was so tired and went back using the Shatin Pass estate 1.3 km down to the road then to Wang Tai Sin metro station. Having food at Temple Mall, so many choices of restaurants to choose from. Feeling great and full, back home using metro, so easy to travel around in Hong Kong!

Thank Dlovetravel
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