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Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower

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Address: Salisbury Road, Waterfront Promenade, Hong Kong, China
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This 44 metre tall clock tower used to be part of the former Kowloon-Canton...

This 44 metre tall clock tower used to be part of the former Kowloon-Canton Railway Terminus.

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I like the way that the clock tower has been incorporated into the more modern structures, and it is nice that this older building has been preserved. This is the area with the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like the way that the clock tower has been incorporated into the more modern structures, and it is nice that this older building has been preserved. This is the area with the best views for the skyline of Hong Kong, so is always crowded with tourists. Certainly worth a visit.

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Lake Charles, La
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice that they have preserved the old Kowloon railway clock. Almost looks out of place among all the modern architecture. Still works! The promenade on the water front in front of the clock is one of the better places to see the symphony of lights display each night at 8PM

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best location in Hong Kong to view Hong Kong night in glance. Take note this area always crowded during night.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once, a wise Indonesian man said that "A rich country is a country which appreciate its history" and Hongkong keeps its history through Clock Tower in the middle of this modern life.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The 300m Waterfront Promenade from the Intercontinental Hotel to the Star Ferry offers some of the best shots of the world famous Hong Kong Island skyline. Along the way, if the walker looks inland at all, they are likely to be distracted by the ski-jump architecture of the Cultural Center or the igloo shape of the Space Center. And so... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Most people on the waterfront in Kowloon are looking across the water. This is a pretty good thing to look at on the Kowloon side. 1673.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you are going by here I would recommend that you go at night, that way you can also get an incredible view of Hong Kong!

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Thank Antonio Q
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower is the only remaining reminder of the Kowloon railway station which was located in the area now occupied by the Arts precinct in Tsim Sha Tsui and adjacent waterfront promenade. Visitors will see the clock tower as they walk from the Star Ferry terminal to the promenade or to the HK Cultural center and it... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

An iconic landmark of Hong Kong! Nearby is the jetty of another iconic Hong Kong ferry. Popular spot to view Hong Kong island.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The clock tower is part of the Kowloon Canton railway station, and is now the only structure remains. The railway station has completely been demolished and was moved to Hung Hom.

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