Symphony of Lights | Hong Kong At Night

symphony of lights hong kong

Hong Kong is just like London, both cities are just as awake during the night as they are in the day. Hong Kong does not sleep at night. The city is still busy and bustling as if to prepare for the morning. When morning comes, its more bustling and when evening approaches yet more bustling - but this time with a  little bright treat! Its just so beautiful and so the exploring continues into the night for more sights to set upon the eyes. In this case the Symphony of Lights! If you are in Hong Kong there is no double you will catch the city's nightly light show. This is Hong Kong's famous symphony of lights; a multimedia light show that comprise of five themes; Awakening, Energy, Heritage, Partnership, and Celebration. These celebrate the diversity, energy and spirit of Hong Kong. Also named as the 'Worlds largest Permanent Light and Sound Show', while in Hong Kong you cannot miss the lights as the lasers can be seen from miles away. After mingling around the city exploring and eating my weight in food in Kowloon's food district it was time to head down to Victoria Harbor to rest my feet, let my food to settle before dessert and catch the Symphony of Lights show. These are some shots taken from Kowloon looking on Hong Kong Island's light show.

If you have seen the light show, what did you think of it?

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symphony of lights hong kong Kowloon Food District
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symphony of lights hong kong -  Victoria Harbour
symphony of lights hong kong -  Victoria Harbour

24 comments:

  1. What kind of a camera do you use? I am curious because whatever you're using performs superbly in low-light. Do you use a tripod?

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    1. I have a Nikon D3100 DSLR, its by no means the best camera but it when I need to more control of the output I go on manual. I had to take some of these in slightly longer exposures. I didnt have a tripod at the time so I just had too stop breathing for a few seconds to avoid the blurs :) ...better yet if you have a surface near by that you can put the camera on its even better.

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  2. love love love these photos! I was watching amazing race Canada last night and they went to Hong Kong- so cool! Except they had to eat snake soup and snake bile...that wasn't so cool.

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    1. Snake Bile?! No thanks! I can confirm that there was not bile of any snake passing my lips on this whole trip and it will continue to stay that way :)

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  3. Wow, gorgeous photos! This really makes me want to visit Hong Kong!

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    1. Thanks! I am sure you will enjoy your visit.

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  4. I was just there in April...owow these pictures really take me back! My photos did NOT turn out quite as stunning though, you're a pro hun! Amazing!

    xo-Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

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    1. Oh, how did you like your visit any way? I still would like to see your pictures....send me a link and I will drop by :D

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  5. Gorgeous!! I can't wait to go there someday.

    I love your blog - just followed via Bloglovin!

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  6. Absolutely stunning photos!!! I definitely want to go one day

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  7. Aw, that brings back fond memories. I went to HK for my honeymoon and absolutely loved the light shows at night.

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    1. That sounds nice and it definitely is a beautiful destination for a honeymoon as it just offers such a variety of things and places to see and experience.

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  8. The photo of the skyline with the Star Cruises boat on the water is my favorite. isn't Hong Kong terrific? We stayed in a hotel where we could watch the light show from our window. It was a great way to get the kids excited about going back to the room, and yet it gave us something to do once we got there.

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    1. That sounds like such a cool experience to have as a kid. I think they will treasure those moments when they can tell their friends of such experiences while travelling with families. Next time I am back in HK I will try and get a room with that view too.

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  9. I'm really looking forward to seeing the light show when I'm in Hong Kong!

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    1. Awesome! Where are you heading there?

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  10. I would love to photograph Hong Kong at night! All those lights, colors, and water!!

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    1. I know it! You could definitely stay up all night coming up with various ways to creatively capture the architecture and all the lights.

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  11. Beautiful view. Now I want to see Hong Kong at night ASAP.

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    1. It really is. You must visit soon!

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  12. What a cool post! I would love to take a nighttime walk around Hong Kong. It actually looks way more exciting at night than it does in the daytime. I can't believe they have such a cool show nightly.

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    1. It lights definitely add a bit of atmosphere at night and its a totally different feel altogether. You have to see it for yourself.

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  13. Reminds me a lot of New York City. Your photos are stunning!

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  14. What a beautiful collection of pictures! I traveled to HK several in the past but I have never witness the symphony of lights! It is a great excuse to return!!

    Constance - http://foreignsanctuary.wordpress.com/

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