New Kowloon

Area in Hong Kong, bounded in the south by Boundary Street, and in the north by the ranges of the Eagle's Nest, Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn and Kowloon Peak.

- New Kowloon

105 related topics

Relevance

Kowloon Peninsula

Peninsula that forms the southern part of the main landmass in the territory of Hong Kong, alongside Victoria Harbour and facing toward Hong Kong Island.

Military encampments on Kowloon Peninsula in 1860, looking south toward Hong Kong Island.
An Air France Boeing 747 passing above Kowloon, landing at the old airport.
Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Kowloon.

The Kowloon Peninsula and the area of New Kowloon are collectively known as Kowloon.

New Territories

One of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula.

Butterfly Bay in New Territories
Flag of the New Territories Regional Council which was disbanded on the last day of 1999
A map of the leased New Territories and New Kowloon during the 1898 Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory
The British ceremony in Tai Po, 1899, assuming control of the New Territories

Later, after New Kowloon was defined from the area between the Boundary Street and the Kowloon Ranges spanned from Lai Chi Kok to Lei Yue Mun, and the extension of the urban areas of Kowloon, New Kowloon was gradually urbanised and absorbed into Kowloon.

Kowloon Peak

271x271px
Suicide Cliff, Kowloon Peak in October 2017. No barrier fencing means a slip could result in fatality
Kowloon Peak in the mist viewed from the Razor Hill Ridge in December 2020

Kowloon Peak, also known as Fei Ngo Shan (literally: "Soaring Goose Mountain"), is a 602 m tall mountain in the northeast corner of New Kowloon, Hong Kong, situated in Ma On Shan Country Park.

Boundary Street

Three-lane one-way street in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Boundary Street near Prince Edward, Hong Kong
Boundary Street near Kowloon Tong

The street previously marked the boundary between the southern part of Kowloon, ceded by the Qing dynasty to Great Britain in 1860 along with Stonecutters Island, and the northern part of Kowloon (New Kowloon) (which remained part of China until it was leased as part of the New Territories to the United Kingdom in 1898 for 99 years under the Second Convention of Peking).

Sham Shui Po District

One of 18 districts of Hong Kong.

Buildings in Sham Shui Po
Fuk Wing Street, looking south east from Pei Ho Street
Kweilin Street, Sham Shui Po
People outside Sham Shui Po MTR station.

The district covers the Shek Kip Mei, Sham Shui Po, Cheung Sha Wan, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon Tsai, So Uk, Un Chau, Tai Wo Ping and Yau Yat Chuen areas of New Kowloon, and Stonecutters Island of Kowloon.

Kowloon

Kowloon c. 1868, depicting the Qing-era Kowloon Walled City and Lion Rock (in the background)
Map of Kowloon in 1915
Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Kowloon Bay.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hung Hom
King George V School, Homantin
Western Harbour Crossing, one of the tunnels that link Kowloon with Hong Kong Island
Urban Council Centenary Garden fountain, Tsim Sha Tsui
Maze Garden, Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui
An Air France Boeing 747 passing above Kowloon, prior to landing at the old airport in 1998.
Star Ferry Pier, with the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower in the background.
Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre
Night view of Kowloon from Hong Kong Island

Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

New World First Bus

Third-largest bus operator in Hong Kong.

New World First Bus stop in Sunshine City Plaza, Ma On Shan, it is served by the exclusive NWFB Eastern Harbour Tunnel route 682
NWFB's officially last Dennis Condor non air-conditioned bus retired in August 2002
Ex China Motor Bus Alexander R bodied Leyland Olympian at Shau Kei Wan
Neoplan Centroliner painted in the standard wavy livery
Refurbished Alexander R bodied Volvo Olympian in Causeway Bay in November 2005
Plaxton Pointer bodied Dennis Dart SLF in November 2005
Carlyle bodied Dennis Dart
Second-handed Alexander R bodied Volvo Olympian, one in CMB livery, other repainted in NWFB livery at Chai Wan in August 1999
Duple Metsec bodied Dennis Condor
Alexander R bodied Leyland Olympian
Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus Alexander R bodied Volvo Olympian in October 2009
Alexander Dennis Alexander Dennis Enviro500 MMC, introduced in 2013.
Interior of a NWFB Dennis Trident 3 fitted out to FirstGroup specifications

New World First Bus also operates bus routes in the New Kowloon Development Area and Tseung Kwan O.

Tseung Kwan O New Town

One of the nine new towns in Hong Kong, built mainly on reclaimed land in the northern half of Junk Bay in southeastern New Territories, after which it is named.

The view from Hong Kong Velodrome Park, the town park of Tseung Kwan O. Hang Hau and Tseung Kwan O Town Centre are on the left and right, respectively.
Two hotels complex in Tseung Kwan O Town Centre
A bird's-eye view of Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate
Shopping mall of Tseung Kwan O Plaza
Hang Hau station on the lower levels of the Residence Oasis development
Hang Hau (North) Bus Terminus
Tseung Kwan O Hospital
Hong Kong Velodrome
Tseung Kwan O Football Training Centre under construction
The purpose-built campus of the Hong Kong Design Institute in Tiu Keng Leng
Tseung Kwan O Library at Dusk
Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool and Sports Centre.
Tseung Kwan O Village
Tsui Lam Estate

Administratively, the new town belongs to Sai Kung District in southeastern New Territories, although it is often incorrectly regarded as part of Kowloon / New Kowloon due to its close proximity to the city — the new town is bordered by Kwun Tong District, a high rise built-up area, to Tseung Kwan O's west.

Ma Tau Chung

Area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, It was named after a creek (hence 涌, Chung, in the name) which originated in Quarry Hill emptying into Kowloon Bay.

Map of Kowloon in 1866, showing the location of Ma Tau Chung at that time
Sung Wong Toi on Sacred Hill before the Japanese Occupation.
A view of Ma Tau Chung Road.

Sung Wong Toi station on Tuen Ma line of the MTR serves the area and will be connected through pedestrian subways to Kau Pui Shek (珓杯石), as well as nearby Kowloon City across the Boundary Street in New Kowloon.

Hammer Hill (Hong Kong)

Choi Hung Estate in Ngau Chi Wan.

Hammer Hill is a 140m hill above Ngau Chi Wan in New Kowloon, Hong Kong.