Must Visit Places in Kowloon – A Captivating Perspective of Hong Kong

A trip to Kowloon offers a fascinating insight into just how cosmopolitan Hong Kong is. If it’s going to be your first time here, do make time to visit all if not most of these sites!

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Temple Street Night Market

After the sun has set head to the Temple Street Night Market; located near the Jordan MTR Station and within a 10 minute drive from Dorsett Mongkok, Hong Kong, this lively market has it all from clothing and household items to watches, footwear and street food too.

Avenue of Stars

Situated by the waterfront, the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the must visit places in Kowloon be you staying at a boutique or budget hotel in Hong Kong. The statue of Bruce Lee is a highlight here, while you will also find handprints of celebrities like Jackie Chan, Stephen Chow, Michelle Yeoh and Maggie Cheung. It also offers an excellent vantage point to see the Symphony of Lights show.

Kowloon Park

Providing the ideal escape from the bustling streets, Kowloon Park is a wonderful place for relaxation and recreation. This green space has been designed with classic Chinese gardens, ponds and a lake while there’s an outdoor sculpture park, a swimming pool and an area for games too.

Hong Kong Science Museum

An unforgettable hands-on learning experience awaits at this popular museum which has lots of interactive elements. Live experiments and demonstrations add to the fun and the twin-tower Energy Machine with its audiovisual effects is amongst the highlights here.

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Sightseeing in Mongkok – Places to experience in Mongkok

You may find it odd that there is someone out there who would like to sightsee the busy, overcrowded city of Mong Kok! All you have to do is try it out yourself and you’ll know why. Here are a few things that may tickle your curiosity for the city of Mongkok.

Places for your taste buds

First of all, let’s satisfy your curiosity for food in Mongkok. You might just have to squeeze in through the crowds and make your way to Sour and Spicy Noodles. This restaurant serves up some of the most delectable Chinese noodles in the city.

Clothing and sneakers

Shopping | Image Credit - Aidenaseakongkai, HK Mongkok 旺角中心 Argyle Centre night mall shops, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Shopping | Image Credit – Aidenaseakongkai, HK Mongkok 旺角中心 Argyle Centre night mall shops, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Once you are all filled up, you have the energy to head over to Trendy Zone! This is the ideal place to find your perfect fit for the best price, be it ladies or gents. Also, pick from a wide range of colourful sneakers that are attractively displayed here.

A place for the tech savvy

If you are the kind who loves everything digital and techy, the place to be is Sim City. This is the ultimate tech paradise where you will find one of the largest arrays if headsets and even second-hand cameras.

Tea time

Rather than your normal high tea at one of the Mongkok hotels such as the leading Dorsett Mongkok, why not try it elsewhere? Head over to Teawood Taiwanese Café & Restaurant and try out toast with ice cream with a steaming cup of tea or coffee!

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.

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