(CNN) — At 120 years old, the Star Ferry is Hong Kong’s oldest form of public transport.
The company’s green and white boats have become an iconic part of the cityscape, offering passengers unobstructed panoramic views of the famed Hong Kong skyline.
Regarded as a cultural symbol by locals, the ferry transports thousands of passengers daily between Hong Kong island and the bustling Kowloon district — for less than US$0.50 a ride.
“It’s an experience comparable to the Eiffel Tower, or the Sydney Harbour Bridge,” says Richard Wesley, director of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. READ MORE
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