Tsim Sha Tsui , often known as TST is an urban area , and one of the most dazzling ones , in the metropolitan Hong Kong. This district is located in south of Kowloon Peninsula alongside the Victoria Harbor and also face the central district of Hong Kong. Actually, Tsim Sha Tsui is a place where every tourist who comes to Hong Kong should visit. You can be sure that joy and fun is never out of style here. In fact the types of fun you can experience here is so variable that you can’t resist visiting this place. Imagine that there is a place which has sleepless nights, various shopping malls, view of the Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong City, skyscrapers, beautiful walks, cultural attractions, hotels and so on. It’s all about being loud, alive and joyful here. Below we’ll explain why you should include visiting Tsim Sha Tsui in your Hong Kong travel plan.
Tsim Sha Tsui – A World Class Shopping Destination
Do you enjoy shopping spree? Then Tsim Sha Tsui is the shopping paradise you look for. Indeed, no matter if you are interested in casual boutiques, outlets or luxury shops, there are always offers here you can’t refuse. Also, shopping in such an alive, dynamic and energetic atmosphere is precious itself. There are two main walks within the district called Nathan Road (also Known as Golden Mile) and Canton Road that fascinate you with all the lights and variety of shops. In fact, when you walk along those roads, you’ll see everything from Chanel, Fendi and Gucci to electronic goods and enormous shopping malls.
Therefore, there are most popular and famous shopping spots of Tsim Sha Tsui listed for you to consider as your shopping destination.
This is the largest and most popular shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui which is home to more than 450 shops, 50 food and beverage spots, two cinemas and several hotels as well. In conclusion, this is the complete shopping package you shall try visiting.
It’s not just an ordinary mall, it’s an art mall! It meant that in addition to selling fashion, beauty and lifestyle products in K11, there are art exhibitions and related events happening here throughout the year. Also there are artistic elements and installations all over the place to add the spirit of art to the atmosphere! For sure this is a unique shopping experience.
Once being the Former Marine Police Headquarters Compound, is now is a luxury shopping and leisure spot in Tsim Sha Tsui. Here, the main focus of shops are on luxury watches, jewelries and leather Products.
The outlet shops with dramatically discounted prices are located here. Interestingly, you can buy globally known fashion brands for very reasonable prices in Grandville Road.
What are the attractions?
There are so much going on in Tsim Sha Tsui that you will have more than enough fun.
Tsim Sha Tsui Nightlife
In Tsim Sha Tsui when the sun sets and the sky gets dark, another phase of life which is very overwhelming starts. The nights are sleepless and restless here. Why? Because most of the bars and clubs are open until 7:00 am and you can’t notice how fast the night goes by. Imagine you can experience the Arabian nights with Hooka joint or you can keep it western by drinking mojitos and beers. So let’s say it this way; the lights never go down in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Star Ferry Pier
The Star Ferry Pier is located on Kowloon Peninsula and it’s one of the most important landmarks in Tsim Sha Tsui District .Passengers can travel between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula by the star ferries and this has been the favorite tradition of visitors since 1880s. However, now days new transportation facilities are provided for the harbor area, people still like to ride the old school type ferries. If you like to relax and enjoy the cool breeze of the sea ,then don’t wait too much and just get on the deck.
The Kowloon Park is known as the green lung of Hong Kong. This park is located in the center of Tsim Sha Tsui and the area is about 13.5 hectares (33 acres). It might be interesting to let you know that there is a wide range of plants and birds in the park which makes the area to look like paradise. Also there are spectacular spots in the Kowloon Park such as the Maze Garden, Color Garden, Chinese Garden, Roof Gardens, Banyan Court and Bird Lake. Besides, there are areas that are preserved for entertaining and sport activities like children’s playground, fitness trail, Sculpture Walk & Sculpture Garden, a piazza, aviary, a mini soccer pitch and a giant pool. Children and teenagers will love this place because they can run, play and move around freely and adults would be fascinated by the scenic areas of the Kowloon Park.
Avenue of the Stars
Indeed, you will experience one of the most memorable walks in this area. The Avenue of the Stars is located next to the wonderful Victoria Harbor. Can you imagine how does it feel to walk on a ground which has memorabilia of movie stars (from Hong Kong movie industry) while inhaling the cool breeze of the sea? We assure you that’s a very joyful experience.
Well, Tsim Sha Tsui is not just about shopping, nightlife or beautiful areas. Interestingly, there are admirable cultural spots in the district which tourists can spend time there to learn and explore. Therefore, we suggest you not to miss Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Science Museum, and Hong Kong Cultural Center if you have cultural and artistic taste.
In conclusion, Tsim Sha Tsui is a district which has variety of fun, entertainment and activities to offer to visitors. So, make sure to spend some time at this place if you visit Hong Kong.