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Things to do in Kowloon - The best of them all

Kowloon in Hong Kong is a great place for you to spend some time in and here a few top attractions you must visit when you are here.


Tsim Sha Tsui

This area in Hongkong resembles a gigantic International Bazaar where you will find marvellous temples as well as a vast collection of stores, shops, supermarkets, and malls. This place is also home to a great collection of boutique stores that sell goods like jewellery, footwear and fashion apparel. Travellers will also be able to find local herbs and medicines which are used popularly among the local community. After you shop in this area you can rest at the Hong Kong China ferry and observe the many people as they go about their day busily. This is one of the more popular things to do in Kowloon especially if you are put up at a centrally located accommodation like Travelodge Kowloon.


Visit Nathan Road

Popularly known as Kowloon Golden Mile, Nathan road is yet another highlight in the area that offers a mesmerising collection of shops, restaurants, luxury hotels, and fast food outlets. This road will leave you spellbound because of the vast selection of shops that sells jewellery, electronics, cameras, watches and international branded items. You will be able to buy a variety of things here.


Wong Tai sin temple

This temple is a popular cultural attraction in the area and will definitely capture the eye of any curious traveller. The temple is associated with three major religions in the country and has features that are connected to Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. The temple is found in beautiful setting and is home to many exquisitely decorated buildings.


The Jade market

This is a large outdoor market and as the name states, you will be able to find almost anything that is made of Jade here. Home to more than 400 shops that offer a mind-blowing collection of Jade items, you can shop for exquisite jade earrings and various other kinds of jewellery and ornaments too. This is also a great place for you to buy some jade souvenirs to take back home. You will be able to find jade dragons, tigers and deer at this market.


Yau ma tei

Another popular area in Kowloon, this place is not to be missed as it offers various attractions for any kind of traveller. In this area, you will find many beautiful temples as well as shopping centres. This part of Kowloon is home to many markets in which you will find various kinds of merchandise at reasonable prices. You must remember that you can also bargain at the local markets in the area as it is considered a skill of pride in this part of the world. This is also a great place to purchase clothes that are still usable once you take them back home. Apart from shopping and the attractions found in the area, you will also come across restaurants that offer authentic local dishes. Traditional stores in the area are highly influenced by the Chinese style and will sell items like roasted ducks, devotional items like shrines and incense along with pots.