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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.
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. However, if you are a lover of the arts, don't judge this building by its bland exterior, inside the architects have created a superb space that really does do justice to the sights and sounds of each performance.
10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
+852 2734 2009
Officially named Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower, it is made of red bricks and granite
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
The Avenue of Stars has been made on the lines of the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The traditional Islamic architecture of the mosque distinguishes it from the modern architecture of the nearby commercial buildings
The grandest building on the Bund is now home to the Pudong Development Bank
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
The site of the handover ceremony in 1997
Large museum with many interactive exhibits including an energy machine and an airplane