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Mount Austin Playground near Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

Are you thinking about spending a day enjoying Victoria Peak Garden? If so, then you might be interested in how to get to the peak and also in other places of interest nearby like Mount Austin Playground.

Mount Austin Playground, which is often just called ‘the playground’, is a beautiful park and garden which is accessed via a large staircase off Mount Austin Road. In the playground there is an ornamental fountain and paved walkways, which are lined with gaslights. There are also many pagodas and benches along the walkways where you can stop and enjoy the tranquility of the playground. Other features of these manicured gardens include interesting European style red brick buildings, a children’s play area and there are also public washrooms too. Families often use the playground for picnics when the weather is nice.

You can find Mount Austin Playground on Mount Austin Road and getting there is straight-forward using a taxi, walking from the Tram Terminus on Findlay Road or your could get the 15B bus.

This very exclusive residential area in Hong Kong is hugely popular with tourists attracting an impressive seven million visitors every year. The views over Central, Kowloon and even as far as Stanley on south side if you visit on a clear day are simply not to be missed.

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