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Inside Kowloon City - Wonders of the City Kowloon

A place for all tastes, Kowloon has become a highly popular holiday destination. Take a stroll inside Kowloon City.

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Kowloon Park

Ranked to be one of the most popular holiday destinations in Asia, the bustling island nation of Hong Kong welcomes visitors from around the world. Kowloon is one of the most congested shopping districts in Hong Kong, adorned with so many attractions. Kowloon Park is an excellent place to go on a retreat from the hustle and bustle of routine daily life. An oasis of green to say the least, this park is located off Nathan road at the old British and Indian troop's barracks. The beautiful landscapes carefully selected range of flora & fauna, well-trimmed lawns, and hedges make you forget your worries and anxieties the moment you walk into it, alone or with your loved ones. It's used to be an army fortress long ago which was subsequently declared as a public property way back in 1970. It has some panoramic features on display such as a two-tiered lotus pond that is connected by a rock cascade and the terrapins that can be seen freely sunbathing and a large relaxing pool which is heavenly to chill out in.

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Jade Market

This is an expansive outdoor market whereas its name indicates you will find a mesmerizing selection of all kinds of jade articles. This open air market displays a traditional setting and is located at the junction of Kansu Street and Battery Street and has over 400 stalls each selling an array of varying artefacts. A highlight is the selection of jade items that have been crafted in shapes resembling various animals such as tigers, deer, and dragons. These attractive ornaments are considered to convey good fortune to the buyer. This market can be easily reached whilst staying at the Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong, one of the convenient hotels in Kowloon Hong Kong.

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Tsim Sha Tsu

To truly enjoy all sides of Hong Kong don't miss the shopping experience at Tsim Sha Tsu. Considered by many as the shopping hub in Kowloon, this terminal turned shopping hotspot is known for its myriad of clothes, shoes, and jewellery. It is the fashion hub of Kowloon and for women, in particular, a holiday here is not quite complete without a visit to the Tsim Sha Tsu.

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Nathan Road

Nathan Road which is often referred to as Kowloon's Golden Mile is another of the area's highlights featuring a mesmerizing array of various shops, luxury hotels, restaurants, fast food outlets and many other attractions. At Nathan Road, you will be amazed by the outstanding selection of shops offering watches, jewellery, electronics, cameras and world famous brand name goods. Visitors will also come across Bollywood memorabilia, skilled tailors from Shanghai and charming restaurant touts in this part of Kowloon. If you tire of the endless array of the various attractions you can escape into the very different environment offered by this locality's lavish malls such as The One, iSquare and K11.

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