"Let the sea wind blow for five thousand years,

Every teardrop seems to speak of your dignity,

Let the tide accompany me to bless you,

Please don't forget my face that will never change yellow.

"

This popular song,

1997,

Countless people sang this song with red eyes but laughed.

Time comes to 2022,

It is the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

This "Pearl of the Orient" is getting more and more dazzling...

Here, you can buy good things from all over the world,

Taste authentic Hong Kong-style food,

Punch in the same scene as the classic movie,

Feel the blend of historical simplicity and modernity...

Data map: Both sides of the Victoria Harbour.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

If you come to Hong Kong,

These check-in points,

You must come!

"Let's go!"

With the sound of a command,

The flag-raisers are walking in neat Chinese steps

towards the flagpole

Golden

Bauhinia Square

Five-star red flag and Hong Kong SAR regional flag

waiting to rise...

Data map: Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia Square.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

The handover gift from the central government to the Hong Kong SAR

"Forever Blooming Bauhinia" Sculpture

Glittering gold on the side.

Since 1997, year after year,

It has witnessed the growth of Hong Kong since its return to the motherland 25 years ago.

It has also become a must-see check-in place for tourists to Hong Kong.

The flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square ended.

When you wander the streets and alleys,

"Ding ding ding... ding ding ding..."

sound from far to near,

That's right,

This sound comes from only on Hong Kong Island

The double-decker tram that you can only see,

It is affectionately called "

Ding Ding Car

".

In January 2020, in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, two tram stops turned into animation playgrounds. Two animation trams shuttled through the streets of Hong Kong Island, leading citizens and tourists to relive the past feelings of Hong Kong.

The picture shows a cartoon tram entering the Fu Ming Street tram stop.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

Operating since 1904,

It has a history of more than 100 years,

It carries the collective memory of generations of Hong Kong people.

There are trams in Hong Kong with advertisements to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Zhihua

Why don't you just get on the ding ding car,

slow down,

Travel back in time to the old days!

Data map: The streets of Causeway Bay are crowded.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

The high-rise buildings on Hong Kong Island are lined up.

Prosperity keeps coming into view,

I can't help it,

Get off the "Ding Ding Car" and spend it!

The bustling scene of Mong Kok.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Zhihua

Hongkong,

It has always been known as a "shopping paradise".

Attracting a large number of tourists with the advantage of duty-free

Consume here.

The data picture shows that the downtown area of ​​Causeway Bay is crowded with people.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

in,

Causeway Bay Shopping District

It is one of the most expensive places to rent in the world.

There are many large department stores and shopping malls here.

It is a "shopping destination" that visitors to Hong Kong must visit.

Across Victoria Harbour from Causeway Bay

It's the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront.

it's here,

You can see citizens jogging in the morning,

Street performers singing Cantonese songs,

You can also get on the Star Ferry.

Go to Hong Kong Island again.

certainly,

There is also the

Avenue

of Stars that has to be mentioned !

The bronze statue of Bruce Lee on the Avenue of Stars.

Photo by Li Zhihua

A generation of martial arts master Bruce Lee

The picture shows the bronze statue of Anita Mui, the daughter of Hong Kong.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

"Hong Kong's daughter" Anita Mui

The bronze statue of McDull on the Avenue of Stars.

Image source: Official website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board

Bronze statue of cartoon character McDull

are the focal points on the road

The picture shows that the palm print of the superstar on the Avenue of Stars has been changed to a wooden railing. The angle is suitable for tourists to take pictures with the Victoria Harbour as the background. Visitors can also scan the QR code next to the palm print to watch the short film of the superstar.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

walk on wooden railing

There are also more than 100 palm prints of celebrity superstars,

Including actor Tony Leung, Andy Lau, actress Maggie Cheung,

Director Wong Kar-wai, film and television tycoon Run Run Run Run, etc.

Hong Kong Avenue of Stars.

Image source: Official website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board

until night time,

The Victoria Harbour waterfront is even more unique.

The high-rise buildings on Hong Kong Island are shining brightly,

It is a real portrayal of Hong Kong's prosperity.

West of Kowloon, by the side of Victoria Harbour,

In the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong,

A building shaped like a huge square tripod stands facing the sea.

The picture shows the Hong Kong Palace Museum standing in the West Kowloon Cultural District.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

It is

the Hong Kong Palace Museum

.

July 2,

It will officially open here.

The picture shows the seventh exhibition hall under construction.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Cui Nan

"Luoshen Fu Map", which was designated as "the first volume of Luoshen Fu" by Qianlong,

The famous porcelain "Baby's Pillow" from Ding kiln in the Northern Song Dynasty,

The picture shows the white glazed baby pillow of the Northern Song Dynasty Ding kiln, a national first-class cultural relic.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Cui Nan

"Autumn Colors of Rivers and Mountains" by Zhao Boju, a painter in the Southern Song Dynasty

...

914 artifacts from the Palace Museum

All will be shown here.

certainly,

There are also many local special cultures in Hong Kong.

Horse racing is one of them.

Data map: A large number of horse fans watch the horses cross the line.

Photo by Li Zhihua

As early as the first year of Hong Kong's opening as a port

Happy Valley Racecourse

was built in Happy Valley on Hong Kong Island

.

This once aristocratic sport

It was popularized with the blessing of gambling.

After returning to the motherland,

Hong Kong people keep their original way of life unchanged,

"The horses run, the dances dance."

Data map: Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo by Hong Kong Jockey Club

Every race day,

The MTR will add a "Race Station".

Horse people flocked to the two racecourses, Happy Valley and Sha Tin,

The popularity of this event is evident.

tired of walking,

Why don't you sit down and savor

"A Bite of Hong Kong"!

Silver Dragon Cafe.

Image source: One Man Tea Restaurant Weibo

Come to Lei Yue Mun

"

Silver Dragon Cafe

" small shop,

find a seat,

Silver Dragon Café Chowder.

Image source: One Man Tea Restaurant Weibo

Order a cup of handmade Hong Kong-style milk tea and a piece of toast,

You can also taste it in a small cafe

Authentic Hong Kong taste.

This store is not big.

Flags of all sizes are plastered all over the walls.

During Hong Kong's "Revision Storm" in 2019,

The proprietress, Li Kaihu, participated in the rally to support the police.

The restaurant was attacked by protesters.

But she said,

"Supporting the police is the best thing I've ever done."

After the incident was reported by the media,

caused great repercussions in the society,

Customers from the mainland and Hong Kong have come to support them.

The Silver Dragon Cafe is managed by Li Kaihu alone.

It was once known as "One Person Tea Restaurant".

The Silver Dragon Cafe was full of guests.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

Countless netizens in the mainland were moved by her words and deeds.

She called her tea restaurant "1.4 billion people's tea restaurant".

this restaurant,

Not only carries the authentic food of Hong Kong,

It also carries 1.4 billion "hearts" of patriotism and love for Hong Kong.

The taste of food attracts people from different regions to gather together,

Bridges are real,

Build the foundation for people to come together.

Data map: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

at Hong Kong,

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

is

Such an indispensable "star bridge".

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge spans Lingdingyang.

Photo by Zhang Youqiong Image source: Visual China

It is the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world.

The total length is about 55 kilometers, spanning Lingdingyang.

Data map: Scenery of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Wei

East of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,

It borders Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province and the Macao Special Administrative Region to the west.

under "one country, two systems"

It is the first time that Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao have cooperated and built

Super large cross-sea transportation project.

Autumn scenery of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge under aerial photography.

Photo by Vincent Chan Image source: Visual China

A bridge connects three places, the moat turns into a thoroughfare,

Land transportation in Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau

Immediately enter the "1 hour life circle".

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge connects Hong Kong and the mainland across the sea.

And before that,

Hong Kong film and television dramas have become the "bridge" in the hearts of the people of the two places.

In the movie "Chongqing Forest",

Mid-level escalators

appear many times.

It has also become a must-see place for movie fans.

"New Police Story" was also filmed here.

Shek Ban Street, Hong Kong, is located at the junction of Hollywood Road in Central to Connaught Road Central.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Hong Shaokui

The same is true of

Shiban Street

in Central .

Stone Street, also known as Pottinger Street,

It is a famous nostalgic old street in Hong Kong.

In the movie "In the Mood for Love",

On the old stone streets,

Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung

A tangled love story unfolds here.

These old streets write quiet Central,

And if you want to overlook the bustling Central,

Then you must go to

Mount Taiping

!

Overlooking Hong Kong from Victoria Peak.

Photo by Li Yongjie Source: CTPphoto

Victoria Peak is the highest point in Hong Kong.

From the bottom of the mountain to the top of the mountain,

If you take the Peak Tram with a history of more than 130 years,

It only takes 8 minutes to get there.

The Peak Tram in Hong Kong shuttles through the woods, allowing passengers to enjoy the view of high-rise buildings on both sides of the Victoria Harbour.

Photo by Li Zhihua

condescending,

The prosperity of the whole Hong Kong can be seen.

People who like outings,

You can also start from here,

Take a stroll along the ancient trails or challenge the Hong Kong Island Trail.

If,

Central at the foot of Mount Taiping

It symbolizes the prosperity and achievement of the "Pearl of the Orient".

So,

Lion Rock

symbolizes the Hong Kong spirit of struggle and struggle.

Lion Rock Country Park, Hong Kong.

Image source: Official website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board

As the song sings,

"Under the Lion Rock and help each other,

To pursue the ideal together,

all of us,

Use hard work to write that immortal Hong Kong famous sentence.

"

This song "Under the Lion Rock" is exactly what was sung.

The "Lion Rock Spirit" of Hong Kong people.

Lion Rock is located in the middle of the Kowloon Peninsula, 495 meters above sea level.

It looks like a crouching male lion, occupying the top of the mountain.

There are stone paths on the east and west sides of Lion Mountain for hiking.

The main paths include MacLehose Trail, Wilson Trail, etc.

It has also become a must-see for Hong Kong mountain hikers.

The picture shows the flower arrangement for the celebration of the handover in Tamar Park, Admiralty.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Zhihua

lion mountain witness

The glory and development of Hong Kong in the 25 years since its return,

Witnessing the "Spirit of Lion Rock"

Keep writing new legends in Xiangjiang!

The spirit is immortal, the Hong Kong flows forever,

Hong Kong, tomorrow will be better!

  Author: Zhu Yanjing Ma Zhuang

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