The Victoria Peak is with 552 meters of the most famous hill in Hong Kong . In Hong Kong, Iceland situated, he is also the highest peak of this island is, however, from 958 meters high, in the New Territories lying Tai Mo Shan, clearly dominates.
His Chinese name is Tai Ping Shan means “mountain of great peace.” It has, especially in the early evening, an incredible view of the whole Kowloon Hong Kong Island and large portions. The Lookout Tower Victoria to 379 meters, also the Peak Tower is named, the Peak Tram , opened in 1888 a Swiss funicular to reach.
As the 19th Century, malaria was rampant in Hong Kong, who was Victoria Peak preferred residential area of the colonial masters. Today, the land prices at the peak reached astronomical levels, the farther one goes up, the higher they are, have moved into the area so that the wealthiest residents of Hong Kong.