Hong Kong, Kowloon

Yau Ma Tei: Shanghai Street

Shanghai Street runs through Jordan, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok - and it was once a very busy street in Kowloon. Back in the early twentieth century, Nathan Road was just a quick way to get to the countryside. The real action was on Shanghai Street where shops served thousands of people who lived… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei: Shanghai Street

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Hong Kong, Kowloon

Yau Ma Tei: West of Nathan Road (Tin Hau Temple, Police Station, Jade Market, Wholesale Fruit Market, Red Brick Building)

After exploring the East side of Nathan Road, I continued my walk along the West side - going up to Yau Ma Tei station. This is an area that I had explored a couple of times. It starts with the Tin Hau Temple Complex, which used to be located on the waterfront. It was founded… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei: West of Nathan Road (Tin Hau Temple, Police Station, Jade Market, Wholesale Fruit Market, Red Brick Building)