Sightseeing around Sneakers Street
Positioned right in the middle of Kowloon the Fa Yuen Sneaker Street is a great starting point for a sightseeing trip. Or if one of your party wants to browse the shoes, the other can go sightseeing. There are many choices:
Ladies Market - If the men are buying sneakers, perhaps the women can go just two streets to the Ladies Market to browse clothes, accessories.
Apliu Street - A little further away but the more technical minded will have fun in this electronics and tools dedicated market street.
Yau Ma Tei Wholesale Fruit Market - A rare example of a more than 100 year old market building, still in use for it's original purpose.
Yaumati Theatre - The only pre-war theater building still in use.
Tin Hau Temple - Located Yee Kuk Street, Sham Shui Po this is one of the oldest temples in Hong Kong
Whitfield Barracks - Inside the Kowloon park, a British colonial era building now used as a heritage centre
Yau Ma Tei Police Station - An impressive building erected originally in 1922.
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum - This extremely rare tomb was built in the Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and has now been turned into a museum.
The Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre - A very unusual museum that explains the public house history of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong History Museum - An excellent and large museum explaining the history of Hong Kong from the Neolithic through to modern times.