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Updated by Lucie Aurore on Apr 29, 2015
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Top 5 Kowloon Attractions – Kowloon at its very best

Etched with tradition, history and plenty of famous places to go with it, Kowloon is a treasure-trove of attractions waiting to be explored. The highlights of this city are listed below.



The shopping hub in Kowloon, the TsimShaTsui is actually a terminal which is known above all for its exclusive boutiques of fashion, shoes and jewelry. For women in particular a holiday in Kowloon is not quite complete without experiencing the shopping at TsimShaTsui. Located in the heart of Kowloon city, this terminal is easily accessible whichever hotel in Kowloon you have chosen to stay in. In fact from Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong the TsinShaTsui is just a hop, skip and a jump away.


Wong Tai Sin Temple

Although cosmopolitan, Kowloon is still a traditional and a spiritual city in a big way. To bask in the essence of Kowloons beliefs, pay a visit to the Wong Tai Sin Temple. Easily accessible via the Quarry Bay Train, there is much to see within the temple premises. The highlight however is the hermit housed in the premises who many believe accurately predicts the future of visitors. With an ambience infused with the smell of incense sticks there is a tranquil feel which surrounds this place of worship. To up serenity a notch, pay a visit to the 'Good wish Gardens' which is located by the main building. Adorned naturally with plants, rocks and artificial waterfalls, this is a perfectly place to relax after a busy day exploring Honk Kong.


Jade Market

Another shopping highlight in Honk Kong, the Jade Market brings to its visitors authentic open air market shopping in a comfortable setting. Located at the junction of Kansu Street and Battery Street, this popular market in Kowloon has over 400 stalls each selling an array of varying artifacts. Jade; earrings and jewelry together with representations of animals like dragons, tigers, or deer commonly believed as signs of good fortune are among the most featured items sold here. If you are looking for a unique collection of Honk Kong souvenirs, the Jade Market has an excellent variety to choose from.


Lantau Island

This all new attraction in Kowloon is the largest island in Hong Kong which is connected to the main Kowloon city via a bridge. It is a holiday hotspot this island and is known above all for its spectacular multimedia display show which is recognized as the 'World's largest permanent light and sound show'. With lights exploding over the buildings at the Victoria harbor an array of spectacular performances are created which will leave you in complete awe by the end of it. Apart from the lights show, the Lantau Island boasts exquisite views and several other attractions.


Kowloon park

After a long day discovering Kowloon, the best place to wind down is at the famous Kowloon Park. This oasis of green nestled off Nathan road at the place of the old British and Indian troop's barracks, flaunts a number of vantage points in the city, a massive maze within the garden complex, an intriguing bird sanctuary and a large relaxing pool where you can literally cool off.