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The Star Ferry sails across the Victoria Harbor

The Star Ferry sails across the Victoria Harbor against the backdrop of the Hong Kong skyline. (Jan. 11, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

A visit to Hong Kong takes in history, sightseeing and food. Here are some views of the Chinese megacity.

Visitors get a bird's-eye view of the upscale
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Visitors get a bird's-eye view of the upscale homes and Hong Kong's skyscrapers beyond on the Lugard road, a trail on the Victoria Peak. (Jan. 11, 2013)

A night view of Hong Kong Island's legendary
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A night view of Hong Kong Island's legendary skyline. (Jan. 24, 2012)

Hop aboard Hong Kong's century-old tram system for
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Hop aboard Hong Kong's century-old tram system for an old-fashioned ride through the neighborhoods along the length of the northern edge of the island. (Jan. 11, 2013)

A view from the upper deck of a
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A view from the upper deck of a tram in downtown Hong Kong (Jan. 11, 2013)

The Star Ferry sails across the Victoria Harbor
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The Star Ferry sails across the Victoria Harbor against the backdrop of the Hong Kong skyline. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Commuters, shoppers and tourists travel across Victoria Bay
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Commuters, shoppers and tourists travel across Victoria Bay by one of the many ferry services to Kowloon from Wan Chai business district of Hong Kong. (May 25, 2009)

A commuter looks across Victoria Bay as he
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A commuter looks across Victoria Bay as he travels by ferry to Kowloon from Wan Chai business district of Hong Kong. (May 25, 2009)

Visitors walk on Repulse Bay Beach in Hong
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Visitors walk on Repulse Bay Beach in Hong Kong. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Tourists pose in front of a bronze statue
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Tourists pose in front of a bronze statue of Hong Kong martial arts actor Bruce Lee on the Avenue of Stars, the city's version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Jan. 11, 2013)

A tram runs in Central, the financial district
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A tram runs in Central, the financial district in downtown Hong Kong. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Two women buy deer leg sinew at market
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Two women buy deer leg sinew at market stall in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. (April 2, 2010)

Roast duck is on display in the front
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Roast duck is on display in the front window of a Hong Kong restaurant. (March 13, 2013)

Neon signs light up the nightclub and restaurant
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Neon signs light up the nightclub and restaurant district near the Wan Chai area of Hong Kong. (May 25, 2009)

Tourists pose for pictures atop Victoria Peak, with
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Tourists pose for pictures atop Victoria Peak, with a night view of the Hong Kong skyline behind. (June 18, 2013)

Visitors attend the press conference of British artists
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Visitors attend the press conference of British artists Gilbert & George in the White Cube gallery in Hong Kong. In the past decade, Hong Kong's art scene has mushroomed. (March 1, 2012)

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