Yau Tsim Mong District

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Yau Tsim Mong (Chinese油尖旺 区/油尖旺 区, pinyin Yóujiānwàng Qū, Jyutping jau4 zim1 wong6 keoi1 ) denotes an administrative district of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region consisting of the districts of Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui and Mongkok. The name comes from the compound names of the districts.

The municipality has 308,000 inhabitants. It has an area of about 7 km ², which form a significant part of Kowloon. It was created in 1994 in the merger of the former districts of Yau Tsim and Mongkok.

Education and Culture

In the city district there are 24 kindergartens, 40 primary schools, 19 secondary schools and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Among the cultural institutions include the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong Science Museum, Hong Kong Museum of History and four municipal libraries.

Sports and Recreation

In the borough there are numerous sports facilities such as the Anchor Street Playground, the Hong Kong Coliseum, the Kwun Chung Sports Centre, King's Park Hockey Ground, Mongkok Stadium, MacPherson Playground and the Boundary Street Sports Centre No. 1 and 2 to the parks include the Kowloon Park and the Lok Kwan Street Park.


The Peninsula is a traditional hotel located on the Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Is the Avenue of Stars and the Clock Tower, which remained as part of a former KCR station on the harbor promenade. In the shopping mile of Nathan Road is home to the Kowloon Mosque and Islamic Centre and the Chungking Mansions.


In the borough there are two hospitals: the Kwong Wah Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital.


The most important roads in the district are: Nathan Road, Salisbury Road, Argyle Street, West Kowloon Highway, Western Harbour Crossing. Yau Tsim Mong is being developed by six MTR lines. These include the Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, the, the Tung Chung Line and Airport Express, as well as the former KCR West Rail lines Line and East Rail Line.

The Star Ferry operates ferry to Central ( Hong Kong) and Wan Chai. At the Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal, there are ferry services to Macau and mainland China. With the Ocean Terminal, there is a pier for cruise ships.