Hong Kong, known as the Pearl of the Orient, with no doubt is one of the most attractive destinations for either tourism or shopping. Stanley, once a common fishing village located on the southernmost part of the island has developed to be a famous scenic spot.
Now a beautiful little seaside city, Stanley has numerous places of historic interest and scenic views. Murray House, originally built in 1844 was demolished in 1982 and subsequently rebuilt after the European style in 1998. Now, it is a three-storey building containing several restaurants and a mini museum introducing its history.
The next required stop on your trip around Stanley should be its famous market. It is a perfect place to find that special gift for friends and relatives with numerous bargains including clothing, especially silk garments and traditional Chinese dress, as well as souvenirs, antiques, as well as arts and crafts. Therefore, not only foreign tourists but also the local population often visit the market. If you want to relax and enjoy the view, there is a row of bars and restaurants along Stanley’s waterfront for you to sample the delights of both Western and Eastern cuisine al fresco.