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  Kowloon City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kowloon City (九龍城) is an area in New Kowloon of Hong Kong.
Kowloon City District is chiefly a residential area.
While Kowloon City District remains admistrative, the proper Kowloon City area is vaguely bounded south by Prince Edward Road and north with Wong Tai Sin and east with Kowloon Tong.
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 Kowloon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kowloon is located north of Hong Kong Island and south of the mainland part of the New Territories.
The part of Kowloon south of Boundary Street, together with Stonecutters Island, was ceded from Qing China to Britain under the Convention of Peking of 1860.
Large-scale development of Kowloon began in the early 20th Century, with the construction of the Kowloon-Canton Railway, the Kowloon Wharf, and the Kai Tak Airport.
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 Kowloon hotels travel and accommodation guide
The name Kowloon is thought to have orig- inated when the last emperor of the Song dynasty passed through the area during his flight from the Mongols.
Kowloon is thus derived from the Can- tonese words gau, meaning nine, and long, for dragon.
Kowloon Park is a blessed haven for the tired denizens of Nathan Rd and the Hong Kong History Museum is a must-see for those who want a coloudul and imaginative guide through the Hong Kong of yesterday.
yourrooms.com /hongkong_hotels/kowloon   (345 words)

  
 Kowloon on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A young boy is the centre of attention on the Kowloon side with the harbour and Hong Kong Central in the background.
Le quartier de Kowloon bay à Hong Kong A Hong Kong, d'où l'épidémie s'est propagée dans le monde, la maladie a continué à.
Le quartier de Kowloon bay à Hong Kong A Hong Kong, le SRAS pourrait, selon l'OMS, avoir revêtu "une nouvelle forme" et le.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-K1owloon.asp   (439 words)

  
 Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All of these lines are supported by feeder buses operated by Kowloon Motor Bus or the KCRC itself.
The first stage of electrification was completed with the start of an inner suburban service between Kowloon Tong station and Sha Tin station on 6 May 1982.
The KCRC has also made proposals to plan, build, and operate the Kowloon Southern Link receiving permission for the project from the government on 24 September 2002.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Kowloon-Canton_Railway_Corporation   (888 words)

  
 Kowloon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kowloon covers two geographical constituencies for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
Kowloon City (九龍城) refers to a district where the Kowloon Walled City used to be located.
The Kowloon Walled City (九龍城寨) itself was destroyed in 1993.
www.theezine.net /k/kowloon.html   (132 words)

  
 Kowloon " Nine Dragons"
Kowloon is a mere 10 sq km, but it is this small area that most people remember after a visit to Hong Kong.
Kowloon is the shoppers paradise most visitors aims for and also the site of most of the colony’s big hotels that cater to tourists and businessman.
Nearby is the Kowloon City Market, which have an incredible concentration of outdoor and indoor stalls.
www.regit.com /regitour/hongkong/intplace/kowloon.htm   (242 words)

  
 Kowloon Attractions and top things to see Guide
In this leasing agreement there the Old Kowloon Walled City was an anomaly as it was a fortified, Chinese garrison town that was beyond the original boundary street and was excluded from the agreement and claimed by the Chinese as their territory.
Partly built on harborside stilts, the old village - a former lair of pirates and smugglers - is a seafood-lover's offbeat destination.Visitors can wander at will along covered plankways, purchase their own live seafood from the many market stalls, and take it into nearby restaurants to be cooked according to their own specifications.
Named after a shepherd boy who is believed to have had mystical healing powers, this temple complex is a gloriously colourful spectacle founded on the lower slope of the Kowloon Hills over half a century ago.
www.yourrooms.com /hongkong_hotels/kowloon/attractions.htm   (1061 words)

  
 Kowloon Hong Kong Hotels ... Jake.com
Kowloon, HK The Ramada Kowloon is set on a tree-lined boulevard in the heart of Tsimshatsul, where shopping, night life entertainment and office blocks abound.
Kowloon, HK Close to the Kowloon waterfront with it's spectacular view across Victoria Harbour and in the midst of downtown Tsim Sha Tsui.
Kowloon, HK The Peninsula Hong Kong, one of the world's legendary grand hotels, is conveniently located in the heart of Kowloon on Victoria Harbour.
hotels.jake.com /int/hk/kowloon-hotels.html   (265 words)

  
 Kowloon Disappoints Students
A manager on duty at Kowloon yesterday afternoon, who asked not to be named, attributed much of the problem to the small size of Kowloon's kitchen and the large number of student orders.
Kowloon has already begun delivering fewer orders at one time, which should speed up the delivery process by letting cars leave more often, the manager said.
The manager also said that part of the blame lay with students, some of whom had changed the meal card numbers on their receipts, were not in their rooms when deliveries arrived, and used the signature of someone other than the meal card holder.
www-tech.mit.edu /V112/N8/kowloon.08n.html   (737 words)

  
 Kowloon
Kowloon is a peninsula on mainland China directly across Victoria Harbor from Hong Kong Island.
Kowloon is an absolutely fantastic place to get a feel for how the modern day population lives and shops.
In Kowloon certain streets are designated as the main shopping area for the different goods one might want to buy.
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 Kowloon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kowloon, administrative area of Hong Kong, forming a peninsula of the mainland China coast, across Victoria Harbor from Hong Kong Island.
Kowloon is an important transportation, manufacturing, and tourist area, as well as a densely populated residential and commercial zone.
Kowloon was part of China until 1860, when it was ceded to Britain following China’s defeat in the Second Opium War (see Opium Wars).
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 Hong Kong - Kowloon
Bearing the meaning 'Nine Dragons', Kowloon, which is only a few square kilometers, is one of the world's most densely populated urban areas with both residents and tourists.
A few minutes north along Nathan Road is Kowloon Park, which has a manifest of Chinese gardens with lotus ponds, a chess garden, and an aviary that shelters a colorful collection of rare birds.
In the southeastern corner of the park is the Kowloon Mosque.
www.marimari.com /content/hong_kong/popular_places/kowloon/main.html   (859 words)

  
 Kowloon Hotel - Hong Kong - Kowloon Hotel reviews - TripAdvisor
We stayed for 4 nights in the Kowloon, after requesting a non-smoking room we were told there were none...
The Kowloon Hotel is indeed 4 star and more in term of service, location and it's great clean and comfortable...
We stayed at the Kowloon during mid April, although the room was a bit small it was in a very god condition,...
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 Kowloon Traders - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Kowloon Traders is a humorous commercial website which specializes in Chinese miniatures, curios, and amazing objects from the Mysterious East.
Officially, Kowloon Traders went on-line January 20, 1998, a day on which, awakening new perceptions, a world of freer thought and feeling was created, swooshed by the rushing mighty wind of inspiration.
Kowloon Traders always welcomes overseas customers, and except for certain items on which there are international restrictions (like ivory), we will ship anywhere anytime.
www.kowloontraders.com /au.html   (386 words)

  
 Kowloon Food Service Shock-Detonates in Gullet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
My experience with Kowloon goes back a little more than a year, when my roommate and I began sampling a number of Chinese services in the area.
Kowloon food tasted tasted indescribably odd, and had a nasty way of sneaking back up your esophagus when you were trying to digest it.
When I heard that ARA was considering Kowloon, I refrained from expressing my doubts, in the hope that Kowloon would clean up its act, or that I could trust ARA to act in the interests of common standards of decency.
www-tech.mit.edu /V112/N5/hersch.05o.html   (619 words)

  
 Articles - Kowloon Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Administratively, the land area Kowloon Bay refers to is part of Kwun Tong district, and the sea area, together with the old airport site, is part of Kowloon City district.
A small barrel rock, the Kowloon Rock, is in the typhoon shelter.
As a result, "Kowloon Bay" is sometimes used referring to the adjacent area of the station, even though parts of Ngau Tau Kok Estate, the name used by another station on the same line, is right next to it.
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 Sam's Exotic Photos of Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Kowloon (the name means "Nine Dragons") is the large peninsula on the Chinese mainland north of Hong Kong Island.
Tsim Sha Tsui is also home to Kowloon Park, which extends from Nathan Road to Canton Road and provides a welcome respite from the crowds of Tsim Sha Tsui proper.
www.samsays.com /Kowloon.htm   (588 words)

  
 Bars in Hong Kong - Guide to Hong Kong Nightlife
Here are a list of some of the bars split into two sections; the Island and Kowloon side.
Kowloon is basically the name for the mainland in other words not the Island of Hong Kong, only a short strip of water in the harbour separates the two and this gap seems to be getting smaller all the time.
This modern style restaurant/bar is found atop the Peninsula Hotel, as you can expect it is a little pricey but for those that aren't paying for a room at the hotel with Harbour View, you have to visit.
www.asiatraveltips.com /BarsinHongKong.shtml   (1872 words)

  
 Hard Rock Cafe - Cafes - HRC Hong Kong
That means the party is still happening at the Kowloon Hard Rock Cafe, located amidst the shopping and entertainment district of Tsimshatsui.
And while several districts of Kowloon are considered to have the highest density in population in the world, you'll always find cozy space to let loose and unwind inside our world-famous establishment.
Once settled in our comfy environs, even the "nine dragons" that the word "Kowloon" literally translates into won't be able to drag you away.
www.hardrock.com /locations/cafes/Cafes.aspx?Lc=KOWL   (172 words)

  
 Lodging.com: Hotel Details
The Empire Hotel Kowloon is strategically situated in the picturesque district of Tsimshatsui; Kowloons most desired location, a gateway to commercial offices, shopping and entertainment.
Strategically situated in the picturesque district of Tsimshatsui; Kowloons most desired location, a gateway to commercial offices, shopping and entertainment.
Newly open in the year 2001, the Empire Hotel Kowloon embraces every element of excellence, for commercial travellers and tourists alike.
www.lodging.com /App/ViewSpecificHotelLP?masterId=42660   (215 words)

  
 Kowloon Hong Kong Hotel. Hotels around Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok and Hung Hom
The Hongkong Hotel is superbly located by the waterfront overlooking the Victoria Harbour on the doorstep of the Star Ferry.
Surrounded by greenery, Newton Hotel Kowloon Hong Kong situated in the vicinity of both the Nathan Road business district and the popular Mongkok shopping area.
Eaton Hotel Hong Kong is a four-star quality hotel situated directly on the golden mile of Nathan Road in downtown Kowloon.
www.holidaycity.com /hongkong-kow   (535 words)

  
 Kowloon Restaurant - Saugus, MA, 01906-3299 - Citysearch
I had been looking forward to going to Kowloon for ages.
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After hearing the praises from Phantom Gourmet and the adverstisements of celebrities that went there, I went with my family on a Friday night.
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 Kowloon
Hong Kong Hotels: Luxury Hotels in Hong Kong: The Kowloon Hotel,...
Kowloon Cricket Club, Hong Kong - Lawn Bowls Section
Kowloon Traders - Tales of the Banko - January 1998 - The Golden...
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 Cheap hotels in Kowloon, China: 4 star hotel deals
China kept itself to itself for thousands of years, and foreigners still find it difficult to penetrate the inner depths of this fascinating and enigmatic country. There is a great deal to discover in this, the world’s most populated country, with more than 1.3 billion citizens, and the third largest in the world territorially.
The Langham Hotel, Hong Kong is located in the heart of Kowloon with easy access to Hong Kong's major business and shopping areas.
It is a unique quality property with rooftop swimming pool, 24-hour gymnasium, Business centre and award winning restaura...
www.cheapaccommodation.com /Kowloon/4-star-hotel   (229 words)

  
 Hong Kong, Kowloon, Kowloon Tong, Festival Walk
is a major interchange of MTR and KCR, for which the KCR serves the New Territories area, and MTR serves the urban areas (Hong Kong and Kowloon).
As a result, it is very convenient to go shopping in the shopping mall "Festival Walk", which is built above the Kowloon Tong Stations.
Pictured right is a Christmas Tree that was setup during Christmas, the tree was decorated with 100,000 Swarovski crystals, valued at over 5 million Hong Kong Dollars!
www.hong-kong-travel.org /KowloonTong.asp   (106 words)

  
 Hong Kong, Kowloon, Kowloon City, Kowloon Walled City Parked
Before the new International Airport was opened in Lantau Island in 1998, the former Kai Tak Aiport was just next to Kowloon City.
Although the airport moved, and the buildings here are old and stale, Kowloon City is still renowned for the variety of restaurants, such as Thai, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Western, Desserts, Chinese Chiu Chow or Shanghainese cuisine!
To the north of Kowloon City is the Kowloon Walled City Park.
www.hong-kong-travel.org /KowloonCity.asp   (242 words)

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