The area of Kowloon consists of a few districts. this post is about all of them. if you would like more information please read further
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Hong Kong is divided into 18 districts. The 18 districts are divided into three areas. Hong Kong Island is the original colony in 1842, Hong Kong has the financial core of its northern coast. Kowloon is located north of Victoria Harbor, the southern part of Kowloon was paid in 1860. The much larger New Territories was the latest addition to the territory of Hong Kong in 1898.
Hong Kong is one of the major business centers of Asia. The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Victoria Harbour is a great reflection of this. This center opened its doors in 1997, just before Hong Kong was annexed to China. An older section dates from 1988. The old and the new section, located on an artificial island, connected by a bridge. The roof of the new building looks like a bird. The gigantic complex takes almost 6.5 hectares. Pedestrian tunnels, the building is connected to the Central Plaza Tower, hotels and other commercial buildings.
Hong Kong’s metro is much later date than that of other world cities. Only in the years 1960 and 1970 was, by the enormous growth of the Hong Kong population and the demand for accessibility, a plan for a metro network in Hong Kong presented. Finally in 1975 the plunge and started building the Kwun Tong Line between Kwun Tong and Shek Kip Mei, who in 1979 was put into use.
The spacious brick building, the Hong Kong Museum of Art on the waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui houses a collection of Chinese calligraphy and delicate landscapes. The highlights of this museum include the 17th-century poems in flowing script characters,huge sculptures from the Qing dynasty and temporary collections of local artists.
The huge covered market in Stanley has taken advantage of recent developments. The stalls of Stanley Market are good articles and factory rejects Chinese crafts sold. There are also decent restaurants. Favorite bargains are linen jackets, silk ties and processed jade. The bus ride alone is worth waard.Toon-mail this topic on map
With over 50,000 rooms Hong Kong a huge range of accommodation options for every budget, from modest guest houses and hostels to opulent hotels with all variations in between. You can view over the port or bathed in the light of the city residents, but a more rural setting or a beach property is also a possibility. Wherever you stay, excellent public scheduled ensures that all Hong Kong attractions close at hand.
This is a natural harbor, where the old Chinese junks and container ships criss-crosssail. Course also do sailing, fun, spring and police boats to this port. Typically, the Chinese Wallah Wallah’s, small motorized taxi boats. These were for the arrival of the tunnel connection with Hong Kong Island is the only means of transport to this island.
The skyline for many the main reason to come to Hong Kong. You have the best view of the skyscrapers from the promenade at the Star Ferry Terminal in southern Kowloon. By evening, people come here for walking, skating, fishing or just a bench to sit and enjoy the view on the other side of the water. As the sun sets, you will treated to a spectacular light show.