Hong Kong’s most famous open-air market opens at 2:00 pm but really comes to life at dusk, with a bustling array of stalls selling everything from watches and leather ware to clothing and souvenirs. Other attractions include fortune-tellers and occasionally, Cantonese opera singers.
Lui Seng Chun
Lui Seng Chun is a certified Grade I Historic Building located in Mongkok. A 4-storey tong-lau style building built in 1931, it integrated Chinese and Western architectural style and reflected the Neoclassical style which is characterized by a square-shaped frame and a row of decorative balustrades in front. The ground floor of the building was occupied by a Chinese bone-setting medicine shop named "Lui Seng Chun" and his medicine enjoyed a good reputation locally and overseas.
Hung Shing Temple
Hung Shing Temple is certified as Grade III historic building and was originally built in 1861 in Tai Kok Tsui. In 1928, the Government developed the area and it was rebuilt at the present site. The temple has since been managed by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and it is the only Hung Shing temple in urban Kowloon.
The legendary star ferry services between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island from piers in Tsimshatsui and Hung Hom in Kowloon and Central and Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island. It offers relaxing and memorable scenic boat trips across the Victoria Harbour.
(1)Take hotel shuttle bus to Mongkok subway station then travel 3 more stations to Tsim Sha Tsui on Tsuen Wan Line. Exit at J and walk about 10 min. (25 min from hotel)
(2) By taxi (approximately 18 min at HK$40/US$5)
Tsimshatsui Clock Tower
The old Clock Tower, with its distinctive design in red brick and granite, the tower is a reminder of Colonial times. But over many years it had far greater significance for the Chinese as the former terminus was the final stop on their rail journeys from villages in their homeland to new lives, either in Hong Kong or to distant destinations overseas.
The Hong Kong tram was founded in 1904 and remains an efficient and the most economical mode of public transport in Hong Kong. It is a relaxing means by which to see the city. Only running on Hong Kong Island, it has the world’s largest fleet of double-deck tramcars still in service. Fare is at HK$2.30 per passenger.