Everything You Should Know about Kowloon City
Hong Kong is famous for its luxury lifestyle, its skyscrapers, Star ferries, rooftop bar, food, drinks, and endless entertainment.
There is plenty of high-end experience and things to do in Kowloon’s beautiful city, which is based in the heart of Hong Kong. This amazing city is filled with many Michelin Star restaurants and many famous temples.
It is Hong Kong’s densely populated city, more apparent on Nathan Road. The roads are heaving with people and their scents. Nathan Road is the Kowloon’s main channel, where the buzz of neon lights adds to the noise of food hawkers yelling in the native language. You will be amazed to notice that business people are yammering into their phones, and schoolgirls are giggling all over.
If you want to enjoy in the best way, flow with the energy of Kowloon city. Make yourself lost in the streets of Kowloon. Eat, drink, and shop. You will get to explore here lot of markets along the way.
Let’s explore some more about this dazzling city of Hong Kong.
Famous Kowloon Park
After the hustle-bustle of the Nathan Road, this park’s calmness and serenity fill you with joy and positivity. You will forget every stress and anxiety when you see nature’s beauty. The military built this place in 1970. An iconic place to be explored.
Attractions of Kowloon Park
There is a massive swimming center that is spread in three hectares. The main indoor pool is for international swimming competitions. One huge hall opens out to the most prominent outdoor pool, and it is decorated like a theme-based water park.
Kowloon’s Sports Center
It is the biggest sports center of Hong Kong with a volleyball court, basketball court, fitness room, and three squash courts. The center is loaded with many facilities. Many international competitions are held here.
Explore here the most beautiful Chinese Garden, The fitness Trail, The Bird Lake and Aviary. A beautiful place in Kowloon city.
Tin Hau Temple
It is the most worshipped place, just like Man Mo Temple on Hong Kong Island. The whole Temple area is lightened up with scented candles. Find here many fortune tellers and tarot card readers.
Shopping in Kowloon
As you know, Hong Kong is a shopaholic paradise. Whatever you desired; you will get here. The markets are decked up with many brand items and electronic gadgets. You will shop here the replica of many brands like Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, Channel, etc. Do not forget to have a look of its flower market.
The goldfish market is the hub of all kinds of pet trading center in Hong Kong. The street is located in Tung Choi street towards the north street. The road is lined up with shops and stalls which are selling marine animals like turtles and tortoises and every type of fish you imagine. Do you know that the Chinese regard fish as good luck omens in the art of feng shui? If you are in Kowloon, do visit the Goldfish market.
A look of Jade Market
The world’s largest Jade market is located in Yau Ma Tei and its nearby Canton street, starting from Kansu street to Jordon. Jade Market is considered to be the symbol of purity and fortune. A perfect place to buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Jade is believed to symbolize good health and long life. Jade Street is just the opposite of Tin Hau Temple. There are hundreds of stalls in which you can buy your lucky charm pendent according to your star signs.
Temple Street Night Market and Ladies Market
Whatever you want to buy, it is Hong Kong’s famous open market for shopping. However, both markets are very similar and loaded with many kinds of stuff to shop from, if you are fond of designer handbags, sunglasses, purses, clothes, gadgets, toys, jewelry, then this place is surely for you.
If you know how to bargain then the deals are all yours. So, grab this skill and get your favorite stuff along with you. You will find here many vendors of Thai noodles and enormous Dim Sums.
Tsim Sha Tsui
Get star ferries from Tsim Sha Tsui promenade. Tsim Sha Tsui is an urban area in southern Kowloon, and a part of the Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong. It is famous for its mesmerizing views of Victoria Harbour. TST is packed with many fantastic rooftop bars and high-end buildings. Explore here Symphony of lights and Avenue of stars. A perfect Place for wine and dine.
Kowloon Clock Tower
The Clock Tower is a major attraction in Hong Kong. A long list of historical events backs it. Kowloon Clock Tower is located on Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. The clock tower is an eye-catching 44-meter-tall tower. People love to click pictures with the clock tower.
In the end, we recommend you to stay at Days Hotels, which is placed in the center of Nathan road, Kowloon city. A budget hotel with all the luxuries, affordable, comfortable, and with good food. Hong Kong is best explored on foot, but you can buy the Octopus card to travel. You can get online bookings for big bus tours as well.