Nathan Road and the surrounding area
- Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Park, Yau Ma Tei, Jordan, Mong Kok, Langham Place, Kimberley Road, Koreatown, Empire Hotel

Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile", is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It begins at the legendary Peninsual Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) near Victoria Harbour in the South, passes Yau Ma Tei, Jordan, Mong Kok and ends at , Sham Shui Po, all are neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find fancy jewellers, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, the 13th Governor of Hong Kong. Nathan Road is not only where you will find some of the most exclusive hotels, restaurants and stores in Hong Kong, this is also where you will find many cheap restaurants, outdoor markets and hostels. The area around Nathan Road is the most multicultural area of Hong Kong, with immigrants from India, Pakistan, Africa and other parts of the world. Kowloon Park, one of Hong Kong's largest parks, and Kowloon Mosque, HK:s largest mosque are both situated right next to Nathan Road.

On Nathan Road you will find The One and iSquare, both so called vertical malls with around 30 floors of stores! In Mong Kok, just a few blocks from Nathan Road, you will since 2005 find Langham Place, a complex that includes a futuristic 17-storey vertical mall, a tall office skyscraper and a highrise hotel. Nathan Road is the least safe street in an otherwise very safe city. Here you you will find most scammers, drug dealers, prostitues and other obscure people in Hong Kong, but it is still far from dangerous compare to many other cities in the world, not even at night. Especially be aware of Chung King Mansions, a notorious hostel/shopping complex at Nathan Road. This 17-storey complex is the cheapest accomondation in Hong Kong, but it is also pretty dangerous, the fire safety is low and there are many obscure types in the complex. The complex is home to drug dealers, prostitutes and illegal immigrants as well as backpacker tourists with a tight budget. It was built in 1960 and became very famous from the movie Chungking Express. 4000 people live inside the complex. The hostels hire people that try to get customers from the street to their hostels. Temple Street Night Market is a market in Jordan, near Nathan Road, that we visited. Ladies Market is also very famous.

One of two hotels that we stayed at was sitauted near Nathan Road. Empire Hotel Kowloon was our second hotel, after the trip to mainland China. Empire is a modern 4 star hotel with 26 floors, 343 rooms and many facilities. It is situated on Kimberley Road, also called Koreatown, in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Nathan Road's southernmost part is situated at Salisbury Road and Peninsula Hotel in Tsm Sha Tsui, near Victoria Harbour. Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile" is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It goes through Tsim Sha Tsui,  Yau Ma Tei/Jordan, Sham Shui Po and Mong Kok, all neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find jewellers, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, the 13th Governor of HK. Note the bilingual signs (Chinese/English). Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile" is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It goes through Tsim Sha Tsui,  Yau Ma Tei/Jordan, Sham Shui Po and Mong Kok, all neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find jewellers, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, t Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile" is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It goes through Tsim Sha Tsui,  Yau Ma Tei/Jordan, Sham Shui Po and Mong Kok, all neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find jewellers, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, t Sheraton Hotel, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. The One, Nathan Road, TST. Nathan Road's southern part in  Tsim Sha Tsui. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, the 13th Governor of HK. Kowloon Hotel, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. The One, Nathan Road, TST. The ground of Kowloon Park is the roofs of stores underneath, that fronts Nathan Road in TST, a development called "Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard". The ground of Kowloon Park is the roofs of stores underneath, that fronts Nathan Road in TST, a development called "Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard". Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Nathan Road 32  Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile" is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It goes through Tsim Sha Tsui,  Yau Ma Tei/Jordan, Sham Shui Po and Mong Kok, all neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find jewleres, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, t Chung King Mansions, a notorious hostel/shopping complex at Nathan Road. This 17-storey complex is the cheapest accomondation in Hong Kong, but it is also pretty dangerous, the fire safety is low and there are many obscure types in the complex. The complex is home to drug dealers, prostitutes and illegal immigrants as well as backpacker tourists with a tight budget. It was built in 1960 and became very famous from the movie Chungking Express. 4000 people live inside the complex. The hostels hire people that try to get customers from the street to their hostels. Chung King Mansions, a notorious hostel/shopping complex at Nathan Road. This 17-storey complex is the cheapest accomondation in Hong Kong, but it is also pretty dangerous, the fire safety is low and there are many obscure types in the complex. The complex is home to drug dealers, prostitutes and illegal immigrants as well as backpacker tourists with a tight budget. It was built in 1960 and became very famous from the movie Chungking Express. 4000 people live inside the complex. The hostels hire people that try to get customers from the street to their hostels. Nathan Road with The Masterpiece skyscraper in the middle. Nathan Road with The Masterpiece skyscraper in the middle. Hand sculpture, Nathan Road. Nathan Road 22  Nathan Road, often dubbed "The Golden Mile" is Kowloon's and Hong Kong's longest and most famous entertainment and shopping street, at a length of 3.6km. It goes through Tsim Sha Tsui,  Yau Ma Tei/Jordan, Sham Shui Po and Mong Kok, all neighbourhoods on the Kowloon peninsula. On Nathan Road you will find jewleres, luxury hotels, cheap hostels, cheap and expensive restaurants, scammers, nightclubs, cheap markets and exclusive shopping malls. It is one of the most crowded streets in Hong Kong and is completely filled with flashing neon signs and illuminated buildings at night. Nathan Road was named after Sir Matthew Nathan, t Nathan Road 23 Kowloon Mosque and Islamic Centre, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. The current building was completed in 1984, replacing the old building from 1896. Many muslim minorities live at nearby Chung King Mansions. Kowloon Mosque, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Nathan Road seen from a double decker bus.Kowloon Park is a large park, sitauted next to Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. It is 13.3 hectares in size. It opened in 1989. The ground of the park is the roofs of stores underneath, that fronts Nathan Road, a development called "Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard". Avenue of Comic Stars is a permanent exhibition in Kowloon Park since 2012. It could be seen as a comics version of Ave of the Stars on TST Promenade. Avenue of Comic Stars is a permanent exhibition in Kowloon Park since 2012. Kowloon Park and Miramar Tower. Kowloon Park 04 Kowloon Park 05 Kowloon Park 06 Kowloon Park 07 Kowloon Park 08 Kowloon Park with view towards HK:s tallest building, ICC. Avenue of Comic Stars, Kowloon Park. Kowloon Park 11 Kowloon Park 12 Kowloon Park 13 Kowloon Park 14 Kowloon Park 15 Kowloon Park 16 Kowloon Park 17 Kowloon Park 18 Avenue of Comic Stars, Kowloon Park. Kowloon Park: Avenue of Comic Stars. Kowloon Park. To the West of the park is the Union Square complex. Kowloon Park 23 Kowloon Park 24 Nathan Road 36 Nathan Road 37 Nathan Road 10 Nathan Road from a double decker bus. Nathan Road/Jordan Road junction in Yau Ma Tei from a double decker bus. Nathan Road 12 Nathan Road/Jordan Road, Yau Ma Tei. A busy junction. This area is sometimes called Jordan. Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Modern Chinese restaurant at Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Modern Chinese restaurant at Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Modern Chinese restaurant at Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Nathan Road 41 Nathan Road 28 Nathan Hotel, Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Nathan Road 16 Nathan Road 30 Yau Ma Tei is a neighbourhood around Nathan Road. Nathan Road 43 Nathan Road. The Mong Kok area is among the most crowded places in the world! Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei. Mong Kok is a neighbourhood in the middle of Nathan Road. Nathan Road 47 Nathan Road 48 LEGO skyscraper in a bank at Nathan Road. The building is World Trade Centre in Shenzhen. LEGO tower in a bank at Nathan Road. Nathan Road with Langham Place, Mong Kok. Mong Kok is among the most crowded places in the world! Here Nathan Road. Nathan Road 53 Mong Kok is a neighbourhood in the middle of Nathan Road on Kowloon. Langham Place, a 255m tall skyscraper above the  shopping mall. It has 59 floors and was the tallest office building on the Kowloon peninsula until 2010. There is a 5 star hotel in a lower skyscraper next to it. Langham Place has an incredible futuristic atrium with a very long escalator, Xpresscalator, where shoppers can travel 76m up. It is one of Hong Kong's to vertical malls, with 15 floors of shopping! It opened in 2005 "Happy Man" sculpture at the main entrance to Langham Place. Langham Place, a 255m tall skyscraper above the  shopping mall. It has 59 floors and was the tallest office building on the Kowloon peninsula until 2010. There is a 5 star hotel in a lower skyscraper next to it. Langham Place 06 Langham Place 07 Langham Place 08 Xpresscalators at Langham Place. Langham Place has an incredible futuristic atrium with a very long escalator, Xpresscalator, where shoppers can travel 76m up. It is one of Hong Kong's to vertical malls, with 15 floors of shopping! Xpresscalators at Langham Place. Langham Place 13 The Sky Bar, Langham Place. Langham Place has an incredible futuristic atrium with a very long escalator, Xpresscalator, where shoppers can travel 76m up. It is one of Hong Kong's to vertical malls, with 15 floors of shopping! Langham Place has an incredible futuristic atrium with a very long escalator, Xpresscalator, where shoppers can travel 76m up. It is one of Hong Kong's to vertical malls, with 15 floors of shopping! Digital Sky, Langham Place. Langham Place 18 Langham Place 19 Langham Place 20 Langham Place 21 "The Spiral" sculpture, Langham Place. Empire Hotel Kowloon. This was our second hotel, after the trip to mainland China. Empire is a modern 4 star hotel on Kimberley Road, also called Koreatown, in Tsim Sha Tsui. We got a suite on the 21st floor, for the price of a room. It was built in 2001 and has 343 rooms on 26 floors. Among the facilities are  indoor pool, gym, sauna, steamroom, shops, executive floor, elevator, coffee shop, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities. It was a very good hotel. The only downside was that the wifi connection was very bad, and that they tried to make us pay for breakfast for one people, despite it was included for two. The views from the rooms were great, with floor to ceiling windows! Empire Hotel Kowloon. This was our second hotel, after the trip to mainland China. Empire is a modern 4 star hotel on Kimberley Road, also called Koreatown, in Tsim Sha Tsui. We got a suite on the 21st floor, for the price of a room. It was built in 2001 and has 343 rooms on 26 floors. Among the facilities are  indoor pool, gym, sauna, steamroom, shops, executive floor, elevator, coffee shop, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities. It was a very good hotel. The only downside was that the wifi connection was very bad, and that they tried to make us pay for breakfast for one people, despite it was included for two. The views from the rooms were great, with floor to ceiling windows! Lobby, Empire Hotel Kowloon. Empire Hotel Kowloon. This was our second hotel, after the trip to mainland China. Empire is a modern 4 star hotel on Kimberley Road, also called Koreatown, in Tsim Sha Tsui. We got a suite on the 21st floor, for the price of a room. It was built in 2001 and has 343 rooms on 26 floors. Among the facilities are  indoor pool, gym, sauna, steamroom, shops, executive floor, elevator, coffee shop, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities. It was a very good hotel. The only downside was that the wifi connection was very bad, and that they tried to make us pay for breakfast for one people, despite it was included for two. The views from the rooms were great, with floor to ceiling windows! Lobby, Empire Hotel Kowloon Elevator, Empire Hotel Kowloon Our suite at Empire Hotel Kowloon Marble bathroom with separate shower and phone, Empire Hotel Kowloon Marble bathroom with separate shower and phone, Empire Hotel Kowloon Empire Hotel Kowloon 09 View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View of ICC from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. Tall and narrow atrium, Empire Hotel Kowloon. Empire Hotel Kowloon 16 Tall and narrow atrium, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. View from our room with floor to ceiling windows, Empire Hotel Kowloon. Empire Hotel Kowloon 19 Lobby, Empire Hotel Kowloon Our suite at Empire Hotel Kowloon Our suite at Empire Hotel Kowloon Empire Hotel Kowloon 13 Empire Hotel Kowloon 13 Empire Hotel Kowloon 13 Breakfast at the restaurant, Empire Hotel Kowloon Kimberley Road, right next to our hotel, Empire in Tsim Sha Tsui. The area around Kimberley Road is sometimes called Koreatown because of the large number of Korean inhabitants, restaurants and stores. Kimberley Road 02 Korean restaurant, Kimberly Road. The area around Kimberley Road is sometimes called Koreatown because of the large number of Korean inhabitants, restaurants and stores. Korean restaurant, Kimberly Road. The area around Kimberley Road is sometimes called Koreatown because of the large number of Korean inhabitants, restaurants and stores. Korean restaurant, Kimberly Road. The area around Kimberley Road is sometimes called Koreatown because of the large number of Korean inhabitants, restaurants and stores. Kimberly Road, sometimes called Koreatown, at night. Kimberley Road at night. http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Hong_Kong_by_night.html Cameron Road towards Hong Kong Mosque and Nathan Road. Langham Place is vertical shopping mall and skyscraper office/ hotel complex that is occupying 2 blocks in Mong Kok. It opened in 2005, as part of a renewal complex from the former red light district. The shopping mall has 15 floors! Nathan Road near Kimberley Road. Yau Ma Tei 01 Yau Ma Tei 02 Yau Ma Tei at night. Nathan Road/Jordan Road junction in Yau Ma Tei at night. Yau Ma Tei at night. Yau Ma Tei at night. Temple Street Night Market, Jordan/Yau Ma Tei. Yau Ma Tei at night. Yau Ma Tei at night.More night pictures from Kowloon here: http://www.worldtravelimages.net/Hong_Kong_by_night.html ICC (International Commerce Centre) seen from TST (Tsim Sha Tsui). ICC, completed in 2010, is Hong Kong's tallest building. It has 118 floors and a height of 484m.