Yau Tsim Mong District is located in the south of the Kowloon Peninsula, taking up an area of 6.99 sq km with a population of about 310 600.
Known for its multi-cultural diversity and harmony, Yau Tsim Mong District is a place where modern and historic architecture coexist, and people of different ethnicities get along with one another. It is also an important business and tourism centre in Kowloon. The high pedestrian flow, and clusters of large shopping malls, commercial buildings, retail shops, restaurants and hotels signify its prosperity and vitality. The many featured streets and traditional markets in the district are also key attractions for both tourists and locals on holidays. Popular shopping and entertainment spots include Harbour City, Langham Place, Temple Street Night Market, Nathan Road and Tung Choi Street (Ladies’ Market).
Yau Tsim Mong District is also a treasure chest of arts, history and culture in Hong Kong. Housing a large number of cultural and recreational facilities such as Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Museum of History and West Kowloon Cultural District, together with many historic buildings and declared monuments such as former Kowloon British School, former Kowloon-Canton Railway Terminus Clock Tower, former Marine Police Headquarters Compound and Lui Seng Chun, the district bears witness to the changes wrought by time and has become a great place for tourists to learn more about Hong Kong’s history and culture.
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