Kowloon

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Browse shops offering an amazing variety of goods and admire dramatic views over iconic Victoria Harbour in this busy, colorful, neon-lit district of Hong Kong.

Kowloon is a lively district located across the harbor from Hong Kong Island. The area is home to some of Hong Kong’s biggest shopping areas, an exciting nightlife scene and a number of museums. Enjoy the spectacular views across the water to Hong Kong Island, join crowds of shoppers exploring malls and markets and then take a break in beautiful Kowloon Park.

The bustling Tsim Sha Tsui area is the heart of Kowloon, where you’ll find hotels geared toward a range of budgets, as well as restaurants, shopping centers and some excellent museums. Browse the tightly packed shops selling jewelry, electronics, souvenirs, clothes and just about every other imaginable item, along Nathan Road.

Escape the crowds at Kowloon Park, one of the largest public parks in Hong Kong. Spanning 33 acres (13 hectares), this picturesque park features well-manicured pathways, a pretty Chinese pagoda and a lake that’s home to a colorful group of flamingos. Visit on Sundays to see free kung fu demonstrations and a small arts fair.

Take the kids to the Hong Kong Science Museum, which features fun, hands-on exhibits dedicated to physics and chemistry. The Hong Kong Museum of Art is a must-see attraction, offering an impressive exhibit of Chinese antiques as well as a rotating collection of almost 15,000 other items.

Go for an evening walk along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, a pedestrianized strip that offers superb views of the Hong Kong skyline. At night, Hong Kong puts on a dazzling sound-and-light show called the Symphony of Lights, which is projected on more than 40 buildings on both sides of the harbor.

Visit one of Hong Kong’s most popular temples, Wong Tai Sin, and shake fortune sticks, known as chim, onto the ground to foretell your future. Also worth exploring is the Chi Lin Nunnery, where there is a tranquil garden dotted with lotus ponds, bougainvillea and bonsai trees.

Kowloon is located across Victoria Harbour from Hong Kong Island. Get there by taking the city’s efficient Mass Transit Railway (MTR), or the ferry.

See a different side of Hong Kong in this vibrant district.

Where to stay in Kowloon

Eaton HK
Eaton HK
4 out of 5
380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon
The price is HK$600 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
HK$600
per night
27 Nov - 28 Nov
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Kowloon. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"hotel is good located closed to MTR station. it is clean, safe and quite. big room and bathroom . very comfortable bed."

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2022

Eaton HK
Royal Plaza Hotel
Royal Plaza Hotel
4.5 out of 5
193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok, Kowloon
The price is HK$689 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
HK$689
per night
18 Dec - 19 Dec
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Kowloon. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,285 reviews)
"Comfortable room and good location"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2022

Royal Plaza Hotel
Cordis, Hong Kong
Cordis, Hong Kong
5 out of 5
555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
The price is HK$800 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
HK$800
per night
7 Dec - 8 Dec
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kowloon. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Love the city view, lots of highrises, very Hong Kong style!"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2022

Cordis, Hong Kong
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Modena by Fraser Hong Kong
Modena by Fraser Hong Kong
3.5 out of 5
18 Ashley Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly apartment in Kowloon. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and limo/town car service. Our guests praise the helpful ...
Modena by Fraser Hong Kong
Yacht Hotel - Dream Princess
Yacht Hotel - Dream Princess
3 out of 5
Kwun Tong Public Pier, Kei Yip Street, Kowloon
Stay at this 3-star houseboat in Kowloon. Enjoy free WiFi, a balcony and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Ocean Park and Kwun Tong Promenade are located ...
Yacht Hotel - Dream Princess
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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