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Symphony of Lights

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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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Beautiful view of the skyline but lazer show was disappointing.

Looking at the Hong Kong Skyline from Kowloon was very beautiful at night, but the laser show was disappointing. If you want to visit Kowloon for dinner or for the ferry ride or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The light show is something good to see whilst in Hong Kong, but its nothing amazing or incredible. I did this once, but that will do me. Get the photo, been there done that type deal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Looking at the Hong Kong Skyline from Kowloon was very beautiful at night, but the laser show was disappointing. If you want to visit Kowloon for dinner or for the ferry ride or just want to see the skyline lit up I would recommend it, otherwise I wouldn't make a special trip. There is a large mall very close with... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Backdrop is Hong Kong Island along the stars weak. Show starts about 8 but there a bit earlier for best locations and a seat. Show plus music well worth a couple of hours.

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Kirkby Lonsdale
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Visited HK 6 years ago and if memory serves me right this was far better than the current offering. The music is now modern rather than classical and the lights are poor. HSBC building is better and more vibrant however the rest is very average. Suggest you go for dinner rather than bother

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Despite the bad reviews, if you are not from an area with tall sky scrapers, this free show is an absolute must!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

soft music, no coordination of lights with music. the performance lacks focus - at times you don't know which is actually part of the performance vs typical building lighting. I believe that there is only one building actually lit for the performance. please don't waste your time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

There is much hype around the show and it does not lives up to the expectations. It will not amaze you. It's a light and sound show which lasts around 30 mins where lights are displayed on the skyline of the harbor on both sides. It happens daily so you can catch it any day when you have nothing better... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Unlike the musical of Images of Liusanjie in Gulin, this one, called the Symphony of Lights at Hong Kong's harbour front, has no artist to show. Minutes before the start, we occupied a place near to the Avenue of Stars and enjoyed the cool sea breeze and abstract music. Then it was 8 pm sharp and the show begins. Wavering... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We planned our day with our two kiddies (4 and 2) so that we could be on the promenade at 7.30pm to secure our vantage point to see the Show at 8pm. There were literally thousands of tourists, and we therefore expected quite a spectacle ... As did the tourists around us that we were chatting to while waiting. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Well we had high expectations and it was totally rubbish. The lights could barely be seen at all. If you hadn't known it was happening you would not have noticed.Hong Kong itself however is fantastic!

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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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