Ultimate guide of photography in Hong Kong

Instagram places in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a photographers paradise. Colourful buildings, tons of coffee shops, a lot of new/olds contrasts, plenty of local moments to capture, food culture, graffitis and high rises for roof-topping. You will probably want to be based here to capture everything that is available for you to shoot. Even though we had a week, we barely touched the surface. Although, we made below for you a guide of all places we think you will enjoy as a photographer or Instagrammer. Note that some places are tricky to go such as school basketball courts…

Choi Hung Estate

If you come to Hong Kong and love your photography, you have to come here! It’s on the Kowloon side of town.

 

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Lok Wah South Estate

Located on top of the parking lot, this spot is another Instagram hot spot in town!

 

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Lai Tak Tsuen

This building is just so wonderful and recently has been painted pink!

 

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Ping Shek Estate

One of these monochromatic and symmetrical design buildings, a must for photographers.

 

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Sheung Wan Rainbow stairs

These were painted in support of LGBT rights. Worth a little visit if you want to see colours around HK.

 

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Kowloon Flower Market

If you love photography, this place is a great opportunity to shoot

 

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Mong Kok, Kowloon

Neon photos in HK is a must! Mong Kok is one of the popular neon light streets that you should not miss.

 

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Jordan, Kowloon

This streets with sign is also beautiful during the day, if you can see it both at night and day.

 

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Temple street markets in Kowloon

At night, it is worth coming here and seing all of the markets! It is one of the main things to do in HK.

 

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Tai Kwun

The previously Central Police Station has been transformed to an amazing place filled with photo opportunities.

 

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The Blue House

This is a must stop in your journey to chase colourful buildings in Hong Kong!

Graham street wall

The touristy must… another iconic wall of Hong Kong.

 

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Tank Lane

If you like graffiti walls, go see the Bruce Lee mural and as you walk a little bit up the stairs you will find a colourful wall. There are other graffitis around too.

 

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Man Mo Temple

Finishing your walk you shall stop by the Man Mo Temple, a quite popular destination for travellers so beware of the crowds.

 

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Square Street-Tai Ping Shan Street in Sheung Wan

Go see the Bruce Lee mural and as you walk a little bit up the stairs you will find a colours full wall as well

Shan Shui Po

Another beautiful street art project in Kowloon! The area in general is great to walk around for photographers.

 

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Fu Lu Shou

Located on the famous Hollywood Road, this spot is yet another great spot for good vibes and happy hour drinks.

 

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Take a Ding Ding

Take a Ding Ding (the tram) to get amazing snaps and time-lapses!

 

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Ding ding ride, North Point

The North Point Ding Ding is worth it in the evening as it pasts by the markets.

 

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Hexa

Great outdoor bar with a crazy view over the harbour.

 

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The Jockey Club Innovation Tower

Quite a futuristic architecture you can’t misroute on!

 

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Dear Lily

I mean, no words, look at this!

 

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Tai Long Wan Beach

Probably the most beautiful beach in Hong Kong! It’s 20 minutes speedboat from Sai Kung port.

 

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