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The traditional Islamic architecture of the mosque distinguishes it from the modern architecture of the nearby commercial buildings.
The traditional Islamic architecture of the mosque distinguishes it from the modern architecture of the nearby commercial buildings. The most prominent features of the building are the four 11m high minarets which mark the corners of the upper terrace and the extensive use of white marble on both the paving and the facade.In addition to three prayer halls and a community hall, there is a medical clinic and a library. The main prayer hall on the first floor can accommodate 1,000 people. A smaller, women's prayer hall is on the upper floor and is surrounded by a terrace. This upper hall is surmounted by a dome 5m in diameter and 9m in height.
The grandest building on the Bund is now home to the Pudong Development Bank
Quite a small museum, with a basic history of space flight in static exhibits, including a single exhibit on Chinese space flight
It is a fascinating, strange and elusive place
Opened in 1989, the Cultural Centre, with its prominent position on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront is a contender for being the most famous ugly building in Hong Kong
Officially named Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower, it is made of red bricks and granite
Large museum with many interactive exhibits including an energy machine and an airplane
The Avenue of Stars has been made on the lines of the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The permanent exhibition covers the history of Hong Kong from millions of years ago until the reunification with China in 1997
The Temple Street Night Market encompasses a block of streets in Kowloon barricaded at the end of each day with stalls selling almost anything until midnight