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Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23677065
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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At the start of a 5 month trip to see my wifes family in the UK after an absence of over 40 years. Great place and a shopping Mecca

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

At the start of a 5 month trip to see my wifes family in the UK after an absence of over 40 years. Great place and a shopping Mecca

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

There are many ways to tour the harbour and marvel at the skyline but none beat the frequent Star Ferries which are an institution in themselves. Cheap and used by tourists and locals alike, definitely the best way to see the harbour and skyline

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

As a visitor to Hong Kong, you ride travel on the Star Ferry. It runs between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island and their ships have very varied paint schemes. You can use the Hong Kong Octopus card to pay for travel. If you are over 65, get the Elder Persons card.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Dont forget to travel on the bottom deck with the real people at least once - especially in winter when the chimney stacks warm the deck!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This could easily be the shortest distant between Tsim Sha Tsui and Central/Wanchai without the usual traffic jam. Suggest to go top deck rather than the lower deck. Due to the design of the ferry, engines are located in the lower deck, hence, inevitably you can smell the exhaust fume coming out of the engineer and tolerate noise of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You have to take a ferry just once for your experience. Comfortable cheap and you can enjoy the beautiful sight of HK harbor but... I wish to take them after midnight....

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a great and cheap way to get a great view of Hong Kong. It was around 2 dollars each way for the five minute journey across the harbour. Both sides have plenty to see and do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A very effective & cheap means of transport between Whanchai & TST . Very Fast & Punctual . At night you can enjoy the beauty of Victoria Harbour while travelling in the same .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Favorite way across the harbor! It costs pennies. Arrive before 8 pm to catch the show from the boat.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great, quick regular service that is cheap and easy to use. great for tourists to get around Hong Kong. Its a must if you are visiting Hong Kong.

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Address: Address: Kowloon Point, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23677065
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighborhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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