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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 the 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 in Tsim Sha Tsui region. After sunset, enjoying the brilliant night scenes along the Victoria Harbour can be a great way to kill the night.

For travelers, there are a lot of things to do in Tsim Sha Tsui Area: getting on a ship at Star Ferry Pier to admire the great skylines on both banks; taking a leisure 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 watching the performance of 'A Symphony of Lights' at Victoria Harbour when the night falls. Besides, cultural venues like Kowloon Park, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Science Museum, and Cultural Center are good options for those who travel with kids.

 

Modern Malls and Shopping Streets

Tsim Sha Tsui is never lack of towering modern malls and high-fashion brands: Harbor City is the largest and the most popular mall in Hong Kong housing over 700 booths; if you want to buy some local brands such as IT and Another, you must go to the Silvercord; at DFS Galleria, visitors can buy the world’s top-grade brands like Cartier, Gucci, LV, Tiffany…at a discount price; 1881, the former headquarter of HK marine police, now becomes 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

In addition, there are also many shopping streets that will provide you a different shopping experience. Canton Road is the most famous one that enjoys an equal popularity with the Fifth Avenue in USA. It is full of luxurious products such as Gucci, Fendi, LV, Chanel... Granville Road and Granville Ciruit are two blocks lying side by side and you can discover cheap but fashionable goods there, so they are popular destinations among 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…

 

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 Turkey, Russia, Italy, Japan… at Knutsford Terrace while Hillwood Road has many upscale restaurants which are even popular among Hong Kong stars. If you want to try some local Cantonese food, the followings 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.