Kowloon is an urban peninsula on the mainland part of , to the north of Hong Kong Island, where the is. The mountains that overlook Kowloon account for eight of Kowloon's nine dragons while, as the story goes, the ninth dragon refers to the emperor who counted them.
Photo: Base64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The , modelled on the , is an avenue located along the waterfront in , Hong Kong. is situated 2 km south of Kowloon. Photo: bensonkua, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a 108-storey, 484 m commercial skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, . is situated 2 km southwest of Kowloon. Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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is a 360-degree indoor observation deck on the 100th floor of the , in West Kowloon, . is situated 2 km southwest of Kowloon. Photo: WiNG, CC BY 3.0.

is a public research university located in , . Photo: Exploringlife, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Central and Western is a district of Island. Photo: seeminglee, CC BY 2.0.

is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible. Photo: Base64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The in Island is not as full of attractions as neighbouring , although Wan Chai is known for its nightlife and Causeway Bay for an unforgettable shopping experience. Photo: David Yan, CC BY 2.0.


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