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Kowloon
Travel Guide

Kowloon which includes a bar, a city and night scenes

One of Hong Kong’s busiest and most densely populated areas has famous shopping precincts alongside some of the city’s most peaceful locations.

From grand shopping malls and crowded pedestrian streets, to the tranquility of a Buddhist monastery and a classical Chinese garden, Kowloon charms with its eclectic character.

Go to Tsim Sha Tsui (also known as TST), one of the principal shopping areas in Hong Kong. Here you’ll find Nathan Road, the main artery through Kowloon and perhaps Hong Kong’s most famous street.

Nathan Road is lined on both sides with department stores, fashion boutiques, restaurants, and shops selling jewelry, electronics and home wares. Many are open until midnight or later. It is worth staying in the area until evening to see it lit up in neon, when the jungle of huge advertising signs are switched on. Don’t just stick to the main road: Try some of the side streets, as well, where the goods are cheaper.

For shopping on an epic scale, go to Harbor City. This is one of Hong Kong’s largest malls, with four different zones housing hundreds of stores, cinemas and dozens of restaurants.

While visiting TST, head to the waterfront promenade. It is a wonderful place to walk and relax, and is also home to the Avenue of Stars. This popular attraction pays tribute to the stars of Hong Kong’s movie industry with paving slabs similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Make sure you stay for the Symphony of Lights, a free music and light show staged every evening.

Kowloon also offers a number of tranquil escapes. Step inside the Chi Lin Nunnery, a large Buddhist complex where you can relax by lotus ponds and in quiet courtyards. Right next door is the Nan Lian Garden, one of Hong Kong’s greenest and most beautiful locations.

Kowloon is a peninsula on the Chinese mainland north of Hong Kong. To reach it, take the Star Ferry from the central business district to Tsim Sha Tsui, or use the metro line that runs under the harbor.

Where to stay in Kowloon

Eaton HK
Eaton HK
4 out of 5
380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon
The price is NT$1,360 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
Located in Jordan, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Temple Street Night Market, Kowloon Mosque and Islamic Centre, and Kowloon Park. Ladies' ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,782 reviews)
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Reviewed on 2021/6/19

Eaton HK
Royal Plaza Hotel
Royal Plaza Hotel
4.5 out of 5
193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok, Kowloon
The price is NT$1,781 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 7
Located in Mong Kok, this luxury hotel is steps from Flower Market and Yuen Po Bird Market. Mong Kok Stadium and Sneaker Street are also within 10 minutes. Hong ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,333 reviews)
"just next to a shopping mall and train station, lot of shops and restaurants around, convenient, highly recommend!"

Reviewed on 2021/6/11

Royal Plaza Hotel
Cordis, Hong Kong
Cordis, Hong Kong
5 out of 5
555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
The price is NT$2,590 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
This family-friendly Kowloon hotel is located in a shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Langham Place Mall and Ladies' Market. Flower Market and International ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,945 reviews)
"Friendly and helpful staff. The swimming pool and jacuzzi are great. Good deal. Highly recommended"

Reviewed on 2021/4/30

Cordis, Hong Kong
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bali Holiday Resort
Bali Holiday Resort
2.5 out of 5
G/F No.8 Yung Shue Wan Main Street, Lamma Island
The price is NT$1,307 per night from Jul 5 to Jul 5
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Sok Kwu Wan and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ocean Park and Soho. Victoria Harbour and Lan Kwai Fong ...
3.9/5Good! (46 reviews)
"Their rooms were clean and bathroom as well. Not satisfied with their so called “sea view” room type and quite pricey for that type of room. Overall, comfy and clean."

Reviewed on 2020/10/14

Bali Holiday Resort
Eaton Residences, Wan Chai Gap Road
Eaton Residences, Wan Chai Gap Road
4 out of 5
3-5 Wan Chai Gap Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The price is NT$2,682 per night from Jun 24 to Jun 24
Located in Wan Chai, this aparthotel is steps from Wan Chai Market and Wan Chai Road. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and Central Plaza are also within ...
4.1/5Very Good! (256 reviews)
"I love the kitchen such that I can cook whatever I want during the stay"

Reviewed on 2021/6/13

Eaton Residences, Wan Chai Gap Road
Discover Sailing Asia - Hong Kong
Discover Sailing Asia - Hong Kong
3 out of 5
Hong Kong, Sai Kung, Pak Sha Wan Public Pier
Situated in Sai Kung, this houseboat is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Ma On Shan Country Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Bad manage but a nice yacht
"So first of all they totally forgot about my booking till I actually called to find out becoz there were no information abt how I can reach the boat even after I paid. The trip and the yacht itself is in a very gd condition and nice, I really enjoyed the whole experience. The agreed check-out time ..."

Reviewed on 2018/6/3

Discover Sailing Asia - Hong Kong
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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