Victoria Gipfel - Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak, Hongkong 2008

Victoria Peak, 552 meters high, is the most famous mountain in Hong Kong. Situated on Hong Kong Island, it is also the highest peak on this island but is clearly surpassed by the Tai Mo Shan, located in the New Territories, at the height of 958 meters.

Its Chinese name Tai Ping Shan means “mountain of great peace”. The summit offers a broad view over Kowloon and large parts of Hong Kong Island.

Victoria Peak Tower, 379 meters high, also known as The Peak Tower, can be reached with the Peak Tram, a Swiss cable car, opened in 1888.


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