Must See Attractions in Kowloon – The Best of Kowloon

The district of Kowloon is one where the streets are always abuzz with workers, street vendors and hawkers. However, there is still something fascinating about it all. Below are a few places you ought to visit in Kowloon.

The museum district

Kowloon is known for the many kinds of museums here. The biggest museums here are also the busiest museums in Hong Kong. Most tourists coming to Kowloon first begin their quest by visiting the museums in town. This is also because most of the Tsim Sha Tsui hotels are located close by.

Markets in Kowloon

If shopping is what you are here for, then Kowloon is the right place to be. Markets selling low price goods are available here. The most famed one of them is the Temple Street Night Market. Travelodge Kowloon and other hotels are available for accommodation here.

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Sik Sik Yuen Temple

This is the most famous temple here that is bustling with many devotees visiting the shrine ever so often. This is also the perfect place to get a taste of the vibrant festivities of the Chinese culture. The inside is sure to leave you in wonder.

Lei Yue Mun

Lei Yue Mun was once a fishing village that has now been transformed into a seafood destination. The catch is brought in fresh off the ocean. You may pick the fish of your choice off the net and get it cooked then and there by the hawker stalls.

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Getting to Know the Areas

Hong Kong has diverse neighbourhoods and locales, each offering something different to experience. Hong Kong Island features many well-known tourist attractions as well as being home to the city’s financial heart in Central and Wan Chai. Hotel, dining and shopping options abound here as well. Kowloon, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands are other popular destinations.

Accommodation

Depending on the area, you will find a range of accommodation options, while hotels the likes of Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong cater to both business and leisure travellers which is an added advantage. Also, remember to choose a property that’s close to the places you want to visit.

Top 10 Attractions in Hong Kong

Depending on your interests, here are 10 key attractions you can look to add to your itinerary:

• Victoria Peak (via The Peak Tram)
• Avenue of Stars
• A Symphony of Lights
• Temple Street Night Market
• Ladies’ Market
• Man Mo Temple
• Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden
• Hong Kong Disneyland
• Hong Kong Science Museum
• Hong Kong Museum of Art

Top 5 Hong Kong Dishes

No trip to Hong Kong is complete without sampling its eclectic local dishes. Here are some foodie delights worth savouring:

• Roast Goose
• Shrimp and Chicken Balls
• Steamed Shrimp Dumplings
• Sweet and Sour Pork
• Rickshaw Noodles

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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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