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.

Further Reading:
Top 10 Things to Do in Hong Kong

12 Best Places to Visit in Hong Kong for First-Time Visitors

- Last updated on Feb. 25, 2024 -
Questions & Answers on Tsim Sha Tsui
Asked by jhem from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 23, 2024 13:19Reply
How much is the fare for MTR going to tung chung from tsim tsah tsui?Same with bus and what number?
Answers (1)
Answered by Thomas | Feb. 25, 2024 21:37

It costs about HKD 18 by metro and there is no direct bus available.
Asked by Sarah from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 17, 2023 20:10Reply
Bus Stop near Harilela Mansion, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui?
Where is the bus stop near harilela mansion, nathan road, tsim sha tsui with a21 bus?
Answers (1)
Answered by Frank | Sep. 19, 2023 19:07

You can get off at Cameron Road, Nathan Road, and then walk south about 250m to the hotel.
Asked by patrizia from PHILIPPINES | May. 13, 2019 05:32Reply
what bus will we ride from hong kong international airport to tsim sha tsui nathan road?
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Answered by Alice from USA | May. 13, 2019 22:58

A21 (CTB) can take from the airport to Cameron Road, Nathan Road. It takes about 70 mins and costs HKD33 per person.
Asked by Jo from PHILIPPINES | Nov. 27, 2018 01:26Reply
What is the easiest way going to Hotel Cozi Oasis from Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui?
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Answered by Xavier from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 27, 2018 19:43

You can take the MTR Tsuen Wan Line at Tsim Sha Tsui and get off at Kwai Hing MTR station. There may be hotel shuttle bus that will transfer you to the hotel.
Asked by lyka from PHILIPPINES | Nov. 01, 2018 16:43Reply
how can we go to Disneyland hotel from Chungkin mansion?
We have luggage can we book mpv?
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Answered by Nolan from FRANCE | Nov. 01, 2018 19:21

You can take Tsuen Wan Line from Tsim Sha Tsui to Lai King. Then transfer to Tung Chung Line to Sunny Bay and Disneyland Resort Line to Disneyland Resort directly. After arriving, you can just walk to the destination.
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