The attractive and intriguing Kowloon City is a feature of Hong Kong that is sure to capture the interest of the visitor. Here you will find many appealing restaurants and eateries that will delight the food lover; it is also an attractive area to stroll through with many interesting sights. As you experience the attractions of the city, stay at one of the quality hotels in Kowloon, Hong Kong such as the appealing Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong. This fine accommodation offers tastefully appointed rooms and attentive hospitality in a convenient location.
Kowloon City is an engrossing locality to explore as it offers many distinctive attractions that will entrance the visitor. This part of Hong Kong is well-known for its Thai influences and culinary attractions, so much so that it is often referred to as ‘Little Thailand’ and the ‘Food City’. At one time this area was called the Kowloon Walled City and was notorious as a lawless district where gambling activities was rampant.
Today however the situation here is very different. Rather than anarchy and squalor today you will find an attractive locality featuring the pleasant Kowloon Walled City Park. Offering verdant grass and a picturesque pagoda, this park is an appealing place to spend leisure time. Modelled on the famous Jiangnan Gardens, this park is always a pleasant place to visit.
Near this popular park you are sure to notice the discernible influence of the Thai immigrants who settled down in this part of Hong Kong. Visitors will be captivated by the numerous Thai eateries, groceries, dessert shops and street stalls that you will encounter here. However there is more to Kowloon City as visitors will also come across the establishments of Hong Kong’s other communities.
Another attraction is the local wet market which is also a great place to pick up tasty local eats. Other well-known local features are the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal and the Cattle Depot Artist Village where many local artists have moved into and carry out their creative work.
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