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Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Tsim Mong Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Description: This spectacular multimedia show, combining lights, music and narration...
This spectacular multimedia show, combining lights, music and narration involves 19 key buildings on Hong Kong Island. The facades of skyscrapers are decked out in lights that, at the flick of a switch, glow in a myriad of colours depicting Hong Kong’s colourful and bustling atmosphere.
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Not particularly amazing, but it is still a must do in HK. Crowds flock to TST to see this show, though the last time I saw it was from the viewdeck at The Peak. It gets crowded... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I'll say upfront that my expectations were pretty high for this given the amount of praise and hype it gets in lots of guides to Hong Kong. However - all it really amounts to is a few lasers and lights on some buildings flashing on and off to some muffled music (at least my experience standing on Avenue of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

After reading so many ads about Symphony of Lights and it's also one of top recommended spots of the HK Tourism Board, we came there with a high expectation. I imagine so many lights will create wonderful moves... but the reality is, there are only few buildings which join this symphony so we don't really feel 'something'. Tip: to watch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We stood on Kowloon-side to watch the light show and was wowed by the variety of the lights in the sky with the back drop of the lit skyscrapers. Worth a watch for any HK visitor.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Despite the hoards of people waiting for this show, it was nothing spectacular. The buildings did not synchronise with each other, flashing to the beat and rhythm of the music but just very randomly and on their own. Wasn't sure where to look and as I had a long day, I swear I even dozed off slightly during this long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We could see this every night from our hotel. We made sure we went outside onto the bar patios and fully absorbed this spectacular vision of lights. I hope you are lucky enough to have a clear view across the bay as I have known friends to miss this due to fog. What an amazing sight just a pity that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not particularly amazing, but it is still a must do in HK. Crowds flock to TST to see this show, though the last time I saw it was from the viewdeck at The Peak. It gets crowded at The Peak and this show is just not worth the hassle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Symphony of Lights is a daily light and sound show in Hong Kong. It is the world's largest permanent light and sound show. The show is organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and is displayed every night at 8 pm. An orchestration of music, decoration lights, laser light displays, the multimedia light and sound show lasts for around 14 minutes. The best vantage points include the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is just your ordinary light show. While the landscape of the Hong Kong sky scrapers is beautiful, the light show itself is too boring and totally not dramatic. It's worth watching it only if you happened to be in the area of the harbour (either sides of it) at around 8PM. The show lasts for apx. 15 minutes. Mind... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It was cool to see lights synchronizing across multiples tall buildings. It seem to have no storylines thus there is no meaning being brought across. Those who had time can catch the beautiful lights, otherwise it can be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

At 8 pm every night dozens of buildings synchronize their lights for a 13 minute show. Go to avenue of stars for a front row seat. Light show is not great but still a nice thing to do in Hong Kong.

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Address: Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Tsim Mong Distict, Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighborhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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