The Past and Present of Yau Tsim Mong

This tour will introduce some of the visiting points in Yau Tsim Mong district, and aims at presenting the past and present of the place.

The Past and Present of Yau Tsim Mong

Kowloon Hong Kong

Created By: Leung Sin Hang Sophia

Tour Information

This tour serves to introduce some of the significant visiting points in the Yau Tsim Mong District, especially places in Yau Ma Tei and Jordan, and may represent the connection of the past and present of this district. For example, the purpose or the look of the visiting place may be different in the past and the present.

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What You'll See on the Tour

The Red Brick Building was built in 1895 and was the Oldest water pumping station under the Hong Kong Water Supplies Department. It served as the former engineer's office of the Water Pumping Station until 1895 when the pumping station c... Read more
This site plays a vital role in promoting Chinese Opera now and film history in Hong Kong in the past.  This site was built in the 1930s and was the only theatre that has survived before WWII in the Kowloon district. However, it had stop... Read more
This spot has acted as a significant fruit market in Hong Kong since the 1920s, whether in the past or now. Although it mainly sells wholesale, many people would buy fruits in this market as many fruits are provided.  Not only acting like ... Read more
There were a few versions of the Yau Ma Tei Police Station. This spot is the second version of the police station. The current in-use police station for public service is located at 3 Yau Cheung Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon. This place shows ... Read more
This is a special location in the Yau Ma Tei since it is the biggest Tin Hau Temple in Kowloon built decades ago, during the Qing Dynasty. Temple Street was named after this temple.    People usually would lend money from the Guanyin. Ap... Read more
The Yau Ma Tei Carpark Building acts as an important part of Yau Ma Tei. It is because of its significance of architecture style, showing the urban planning style, and the importance of acting a car park in the district.  North part of th... Read more
This spot is the Austin Station, with the West Kowloon High-Speed Rail Station nearby. Yet, this is also the spot where the Jordan Road Ferry Pier was located in the past before its demolishment.  This place is important as it shows the d... Read more


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