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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui, or TST, is an urban area in southern Kowloon which offers tourist attractions, shops, restaurants and impressive views of Victoria Harbour.
Located in the south of Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui is a lively area of the city and a popular tourist hub which offers numerous attractions as well as excellent views of Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour.
What to see in Tsim Sha Tsui
- Avenue of Stars: modelled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Avenue of Stars is a waterfront promenade on Victoria Harbour which honours celebrities of the Hong Kong film industry. Redesigned in 2019 by the architect behind New York's High Line, the avenue is a popular place to watch the famous Symphony of Lights show.
- Star Ferry Pier: the Star Ferry takes passengers across Victoria Harbour from Tswim Sha Tsui in Kowloon to Hong Kong Island.
- Railway Clock Tower: the only part of Kowloon train station that still survives, the Railway Clock Tower is was completed in 1915 and is 44 metres tall. After the train station was relocated, the space museum, Hong Kong Cultural Centre and New World Centre shopping complex were built in its place.
- Kowloon Park: an expansive green space providing a peaceful oasis in the heart of the bustling city.
- Hong Kong Museum of Art: home to more than 15,000 works of art including paintings, calligraphy and sculpture from Hong Kong, mainland China and from elsewhere in the world. Open from 10 am to 5 pm; entry is free for permanent exhibitions.
- Hong Kong Space Museum: an astronomy and space science museum with a planetarium. Open from 1 pm to 9 pm (weekends and holidays from 10 am to 9 pm; closed Tuesdays). Tickets are 10 HKD (US$ 1.30) for adults, 5 HKD (US$ 0.60) for seniors over 60, free for under 4s (additional cost for entry to space theatre).
- Hong Kong Museum of History: museum dedicated to Hong Kong's history and cultural heritage with collections showcasing natural history, archaeology and ethnography.
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MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui, red line; East Tsim Sha Tsui, purple line.
Kowloon (711 m) Kowloon Park (722 m) Hong Kong Museum of History (1 km) Temple Street Night Market (1.5 km) Central Plaza (1.6 km)