Kowloon covers the northern part of mainland Hong Kong, where you can find popular areas such as Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Bay, and Sham Shui Po. Located across Victoria Harbour, it’s one of Hong Kong’s largest shopping, nightlife, and entertainment districts.

You’ll find fascinating museums, such as Hong Kong Museum of Art and Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum, along with traditional markets selling just about anything, from flowers and souvenirs to clothes and authentic jade. Kowloon is surrounded by lush mountain ranges – hikers can enjoy scenic trails leading to these summits, where they’ll be greeted with views of Hong Kong and beyond.

What to see & do in Kowloon

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    Some of the best things to do in Kowloon include galleries, museums and live performance venues. An extension of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon is a sprawling area of land on the tip of mainland China that was ceded to Britain in 1860. With multiple transport links, it’s just as convenient to visit Kowloon’s most fascinating sites as it is to get...

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Where & what to eat in Kowloon

  • 29 Best Restaurants in Kowloon

    Many restaurants in Kowloon, especially those on the harbourfront, have the same thing in common: fantastic views across to the stunning cityscape of Hong Kong Island. This is why a lot of 5-star hotels set up along the water’s edge, each with fantastic restaurants – and often with world-famous chefs in the kitchen. But the more you move away from the...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Kowloon

  • 18 Best Shopping Experiences in Kowloon

    Shopping in Kowloon is the area’s most popular activity as it boasts the finest markets and night markets, along with some of the best shopping malls and boutiques in Hong Kong. In fact, Kowloon can match Hong Kong Island for range and quality of brands, and definitely beats it when it comes to discount fashion and jewellery from the markets. Visitors...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Kowloon

  • 13 Best Nightlife Experiences in Kowloon

    Nightlife in Kowloon boasts a whole host of rooftop bars that take full advantage of breathtaking views across the bay to Hong Kong Island. In fact, even frequent visitors are unlikely to have been to all the rooftop bars in the area, but there are plenty of other ways to enjoy your nights out in Kowloon. You can hit bustling night...

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