Tsim Sha Tsui

Nathan Road, leading road of Tsim Sha Tsui
Nathan Road, leading road of Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is located in the south of Kowloon Peninsula and faces Central across the sea. It is known as the one-stop shoppers’ paradise brimming with both high-end malls and bustling shopping streets. There are also various themed museums that inject a little cultural atmosphere to the area. After sunset, enjoying the brilliant night scenes along the Victoria Harbour can be a great way to end the evening.

For travelers, there are a lot of things to do in Tsim Sha Tsui Area. You can get on a boat or ferry at Star Ferry Pier to admire the great skylines on both banks. You could take a leisurely walk along the Avenue of Stars to find handprints of famous Hong Kong movie stars, such as Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, and Michelle Yeoh or watch a performance of 'A Symphony of Lights' at Victoria Harbor when the night falls. Cultural venues such as Kowloon Park, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Science Museum, and Cultural Center are also good options for those with children.
 
 

Modern Malls and Shopping Streets

Tsim Sha Tsui has no lack of towering modern malls and high-fashion brands.
 Harbour City is the largest and the most popular mall in Hong Kong housing over 700 booths.
 Silvercord: for local brands such as IT and Another.
 DFS Galleria: visitors can buy the world’s top-grade brands like Cartier, Gucci, LV, Tiffany…at a discount price.
 1881, the former headquarters of HK marine police, is now a high-end shopping mall mainly of watches, jewelry, and leather products.
 The One is the highest shopping mall in Hong Kong with 29 storeys.
 

Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Nathan Road

There are also many shopping streets that provide a different shopping experience. Canton Road is the most famous street that enjoys a popularity equal to the Fifth Avenue in USA. It is full of luxurious products such as Gucci, Fendi, LV, Chanel. Granville Road and Granville Circuit are two blocks lying side by side and you can discover cheap but fashionable goods there, so they are popular destinations for young people. In addition to these most popular streets, you can also stroll along Haiphong Road to find thrift shops of handbags of LV, Chanel, Gucci and so on.
 

 

Distinctive Restaurants

Tsim Sha Tsui is also a region full of pubs and restaurants of different grades and flavors. For example, one can taste delicacies of many countries, including Turkey, Russia, Italy and Japan, at Knutsford Terrace while Hillwood Road has many upscale restaurants which are popular among Hong Kong stars. If you want to try some local Cantonese food, the following are some recommended restaurants for you:

 Lee Keung Kee North Point Egg Waffles, No. 178, Nathan Road
 Din Tai Fung Restaurant, 3F of the Silvercord
Special Dishes: Steam buns, wined chicken
 The Sweet Dynasty, No.100, Canton Road
Special Dishes: sweet soups, porridge, desserts
 Macau Restaurant, No. 25 - 27, Lock Road
Special Dishes: Stir-fried rice with seafood and curry, pork chop bun, custard tart, milk tea
 
 

How to Get There

 Take metro Tsuen Wan line and get off at Tsim Sha Tsui Station, or take West Rail Line to East Tsim Sha Tsui Station.
 Take the Star Ferry from the pier at the Central or Wan Chai to reach the destination.

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