Kowloon, a part of modern day Hong Kong, refers to the collective strength of Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon. Literally translated as nine dragons, Kowloon is known for its shopping facilities. Shop aholics of maal and bargain variety, both feel at home in Kowloon. Several monuments are also located here.
Given under are some travel attractions in Kowloon:
Nathan Road, termed the 'golden mile' of Kowloon, is the congregation of luxury hotels, shops brimming with goods and fast food stalls. Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard is a famous entity on Nathan Road. Boulevard has 50 plus shops and to shop here is an experience to remember. On the way to Nathan Road is Kowloon Park which provides soothing change after lot of shopping.
Mong Kok tour is recommended for electronic and bargain shopping in Hong Kong. People who are fond of talking the things out of the shops should visit Mong Kok. One can easily find goods like CDs, televisions, computer and mobile phones accessories here. Mong Kok also has some devoted streets like Sports Shoe Street, Women's Street, Bird's Market and Flower Market.
Tsim Sha Tsui
Canton Road and Peking Road occupy most shopping in Tsim Sha Tsui. The area is specially visited for high class fashion shops. Other than these two alleys, Ashley Road, Hankey Road, Lock Road and Haiphong Road are also famous. Apart from shopping, Tsim Sha Tsui tour also provides pubs and restaurants, where the visitors can cool their frenzied nerves.
Kowloon Tong is a station in the local train network, and what makes it lucrative for the tourists is the mall 'Festival Walk', which is located right above Kowloon Tong Station. The stylish, elegant mall, having 200 plus shops, is ever ready to fascinate the visitors.
Jade Market, as the name suggests, has stall dealing in jade items. The market is located at the intersection of Kansu and Battery streets. Jade items of every possible form can be purchased here. However, if one is not an expert in dealing with these type of items, one is advised to take a specialist.
Located in vicinity of Shanghai Street is a Night Market that becomes lively after dusk. Apart from having several stalls, which deal in variety of goods, the Market also has open-air restaurants, serving delicious seafood. Palmists and fortune-tellers also sit here, and tell about your destiny.
Located at Tung Choi Street on the east of Nathan Road, Ladies' Market, as the name tells, deals in women's clothing, accessories, cosmetics, etc. Ladies fond of bargaining to get their goods would find the market interesting in particular. Food stalls serving noodles and seafood also abound in the area.
Located in neighborhood of Nathan Road, the Bird Market presents before the visitors hundreds of songbirds in polished cages. Best way to reach this market is through Prince Edward MTR Station.
Wong Tai Sin Temple
Wong Tai Sin Temple, one of the most visited temple in Hongkong, reminds of a hermit who was known to have healing capacity. One can find many fortune tellers and a Chinese pharmacy in the temple complex. People burn incense and offer flowers in the temple.
China tours inclusive of visiting Kowloon, Hong Kong