Christmas Lights on the Kowloon Waterfront

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Guide (B): Christmas Lights on the Kowloon Waterfront

A couple of Christmasses ago I wrote about the Christmas lights in Hong Kong. They are on a massive scale, with many taking up the whole side of a skyscraper! Back then, I lived in Happy Valley, so my view was mainly of the lights on the Hong Kong side, but there are more lights to see on the Kowloon side too. To take a look at this year’s lights, I took a nice stroll along the promenade from Hung Hom all the way to the Star Ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) (which takes about an hour).

As you walk along the promenade in Hung Hom, you get a great view of the eastern half of Hong Kong island. There was only one building with lights on, possibly in Quarry Bay, so I didn’t take a photo of the view in this direction. But as I approached the end of the walkway in Hung Hom, I could see some buildings with Christmas lights in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai.

At this point the path cuts in, away from waterfront, and takes you up along the side of the Harbourfront Horizon estate and over the Central Tunnel. You soon descend again into East TST, where you can see the lights on a group of buildings that are full of shops and restaurants. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Christmas Lights on the Kowloon Waterfront
Guide Location: Hong Kong » Hong Kong
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Harbourfront Horizon estate   East TST   Empire Centre   Shangri-La hotel   Wing On Plaza   Peninsula Hotel   Heritage 1881   Harbour City   Star Ferry  
Author: Rachel Kember
Read it on author's website: https://littlekoo.wordpress.com/2015/12/22/christmas-lights-on-the-kowloon-waterfront/

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