Aberdeen is an area on the south shore of Hong Kong Island, where many residential department and several factories are distributed. Hong Kong Aberdeen is a time-honored traditional fishing village and could scarcely be found in other places in the world. With its featured village and appetizing seafood, Hong Kong Aberdeen becomes the well-known attraction in the world and attracts numerous travelers annually.
In the early 20th century, Hong Kong Aberdeen is boomed for its fishing industry, while now, it is thrived by its rich oil industry. Hong Kong Aberdeen is renowned for its characterized fishing village and featured restaurants like Jumbo Floating Restaurant. In the fishing village, many fishing boats are berthed and every five are orderly nestled together, brimming with representatives scene of the fishing village. There are hundreds of villagers living on boats, most of which are Dan family and Helao Family. They live on the traditional life on the water, with a giggling fishing boat and swaying sampan. These are all well blended with the skyscraper leaning on the bank. When night falls, hundreds of lights on the fishing boat are lit and they cast their reflection on the sparkling sea, showing an enthralling picture of Hong Kong. To experience the traditional lifestyle of people living in Hong Kong Aberdeen, many visitors prefer to discover it on the Jumbo Kingdom, the renowned seafood restaurant on boats in Hong Kong.
The Jumbo Floating Restaurant opened for business in 1976, which is specialized in providing savory seafood. The restaurant is designed of Chinese palace style, which has a capacity of 2300 passengers one time. It is not only ones of the largest restaurants on the sea in the world, but also the representative tourist site in Hong Kong. In the Jumbo Floating Restaurant, various kinds of fresh seafood are easily available and it would be a great feast to your eyes.
Location: Between the town of Aberdeen and the island of Ap Lei Chau, close to Hong Kong Ocean Park
Admission Fee: Free of charge
How to get to: Take the Hong Kong Metro Network and get off at Hong Kong Station at Exit D. Walk to the Central Exchange Square to take the bus No70 and get off at Coastal Park of Aberdeen.