IN HONG KONG, gleaming glass towers jut between green mountains and the South China Sea, creating one of the most photogenic skylines on Earth. Down at street level, the scene is equally electric — wet markets and Buddhist temples sit side by side with dim sum joints and global banks, while hiking trails and white sand beaches are a short ferry ride away.
To get you ready for your trip to this world-class city of seven million, here are 12 brilliant photos, with tips on getting that perfect shot.
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