Have you seen a lot of stars in just one setting? I mean, hundreds of celebrities from all over the world? Seems impossible, right? Here in Madame Tussauds, Hong Kong, you get to meet numerous stars from across the globe, with each known for his or her own craft and masterpiece. But, there’s a lovely twist to these icons! They are just wax!
Yes, you can take up close photos with different stars not only from Hong Kong or China, but from other countries, too. The wax figures are placed according to its origin. The 5 themes includes: Hong Kong Glamour, Music Icons, Historical and National Heroes, The Champions, World Premiere and Scream Area.
photo by Glen Johannes
1. Hong Kong Glamour
Fans of famous couple, Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie), would surely make this on top of the list. Aaron Kwok, Kelly Chen and other local personalities of Hong Kong are here. Don’t forget to smile!
2. Music Icons
Legendary music idols Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, and Michael Jackson are among the top favorites of tourists. Who doesn’t know these guys, right? Other artists like The Beatles, Westlife, Madonna and Tina Turner are featured here as well. Teresa Teng, Anita Mui and Joey Yung all captured the hearts of the Chinese with their music. For the younger generation, they’d get to see Lady Gaga!
3. Historical and National Heroes
US remarkable politicians such as Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama are liked by many tourists. Sun Yat-sen and Mao Zedong are both loved by the Chinese community. And of course, the master genius, Albert Einstein is also in the house!
4. The Champions
Here, stands the famous football star, David Beckham. Of course, girls go gaga over him so, a selfie with him is obligatory. And, who would forget Yao Ming? His wax figure really depicts his height. Really tall! Moving on, there’s the great Muhammad Ali, one of the best boxing professionals all over the world.
5. World Premiere
Love James Bond? If you do, you’d definitely be amazed with how Pierce Brosnan stands in the museum. He is the 5th actor to portray the famous secret agent character in the movies. Other stars found here are Jodie Foster, Harrison Ford, Marilyn Monroe, and Andy Lau, who happens to be one of Hong Kong’s top personalities.
6. Scream Area
Make sure to drop by the Scream zone and experience thrills and chills. It seems like just an ordinary abandoned area but that’s not it yet. You will be grouped accordingly. As you enter, wax monsters would scare you! From here, you need to find your way out to the exit through the creepy maze. Truly exciting!
Being able to see tremendous waxworks is really amazing! Madame Tussauds wax museum is available in other places such as London, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Bangkok, Singapore, Amsterdam and many more. Madame Marie Tussaud has really left a great work of art through her love for wax making thus, made it big until today. An inspiring and successful woman indeed!