Nobody likes a long layover in an airport - that’s why you shouldn’t spend it there. Got time to kill while you wait for your connecting flight in Hong Kong? Here’s how to spend 6 hours in West Kowloon - located just 22 minutes away from HKIA.
A short walk from Kowloon Station, the Xiqu Centre is a homage to the dwindling art form of traditional Chinese opera. You may not have time to catch a show, but do check out the building’s impressive Chinese lantern-inspired design.
88 Austin Road West, +852 2200 0217
Courtesy of Peony Garden
Courtesy of West Kowloon Cultural District
Courtesy of M+ Museum
Visit M+ , Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture occupying a 700,000 square-foot building. Housed within the museum is the Sigg Collection, which features 1,500+ works of Chinese contemprary art, by the finalists of the Sigg Prize, Antony Gormley's Asian Field, and a collection of more than 250 films and videos in the Interactive Media Room. Read more about the museum here.
Head to Ozone on the 118th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong – the highest bar in the world. Stay for a cocktail, take some photos as the sun sets over Victoria Harbour.
118/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, +852 2263 2270