July 6th, 2013: Kowloon Island
Departure: 12.00 pm
Back: 11.00 pm
Here I arrived at the hotel (stanford hillview hotel), the visit start on the island of Kowloon and specifically at Tsim Sha Tsui (known locally as “TCT”). This is the end of the island of Kowloon.
There are a variety of chic, local and international restaurants, many large modern shopping centers, beautiful historic buildings, fascinating museums and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Last but not least, the scenic waterfront offers the best views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong skyline mesmerizing.
1. Hillwood Soho
It is a meeting place for locals with a fun collection of bars and a selection of restaurants serving delicious Asian cuisine.
2. Knutsford Terrace and Knutsford Steps
This area is filled with people who enjoy some of the many pleasures and culinary delights of the city.
3. St Andrew
The Anglican Church has held a strong evangelical tradition for the past 100 years.
4. The Park Lane Shopper’s Boulevard
Popular with buyers, day and night, this shopping center offers a variety of local and international brand stores.
5. Avenue of Stars
At the Avenue of Stars you found statues and hand prints honoring the Hong Kong movie’s actors.
6. Clock Tower
As a romantic landmark, echo the age of steam, the Clock Tower was completed in 1921 as part of the terminus of Kowloon-Canton Railway.
7. Victoria’s Peak
You reach it by a funicular, up stunning views of Hong Kong. You must go in advance because a long queue will be there. It is best to be there for 7.00 pm at the top to watch the sunset and Hong Kong under the lights.
8. A Symphony of Lights
The greatest show of sound and light in the world by the Guinness World Records, the show integrates more than 40 buildings on both sides of Victoria Harbour.
9. Street night market
Finally, to finish the day walking towards the street night market. Semi covered market where you will find gifts and souvenirs.
- Hotel: 80€/night
- Dinner: 12 $HK