264: Victoria Harbour
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The famed channel of water between Hong Kong and Kowloon has always been one of the city’s defining features. Named for Britain’s most famous Queen, whose naval fleet once sheltered there, the ever-active waterway and its stunning surrounds have transformed dramatically over the decades, with ever-changing architecture, and land reclamation reducing the width of the harbour from 2,300 metres to 910 metres as of 2014. There is an abundance of vantage points from which to admire the harbour, including from the Avenue of Stars at Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront #191, or from the Sky100 Observation Deck atop the ICC #233 for a bird's-eye view. Devil’s Peak at 222m looks at the harbour from its western end above Lei Yue Mun, which can be reached from stage three of the Wilson Trail #188 just as it continues on the north side of the harbour. High Junk Peak #280 and Jardine’s Lookout #143 offer similar views.
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