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King of Kowloon - Kowloon Tong

Characterised by its strong school network and luxury properties, Kowloon Tong is one of the hidden gems to reside in Hong Kong. Located at the bottom of Lion Rock, Kowloon Tong is a low-density neighbourhood with comfortable and spacious surroundings. Its retail outlets and great transport connection are as attractive as the serene environment and lush greenery it offers. As an upscale luxury area, Kowloon Tong has become a place for upper-middle-class families and celebrities to call home.

Cornwall Street Park

Having undergone renovation a few years ago, Kowloon Tong’s Cornwall Street Park has been injected with an artistic twist with its innovative furniture and decorative pieces. Although small, the park and its seating areas are based around four themes such as Dream Falls, UrbanMat, Living Inside-Out and Urban Oasis, all designed by local Hong Kong designers.


Cornwall Street Park


Cornwall Street Park

School network

Kowloon Tong’s prestigious school network is one of the appealing factors that draw families to move into the area. There are several well-known playgroups, kindergartens, and prestigious primary schools and all-through schools; giving parents a peace of mind when raising a family in Kowloon Tong. With a handful of famous people having being educated in Kowloon Tong, the area’s schools are one of the most sought after in Hong Kong. This educational advantage puts Kowloon Tong on the map as being a highly popular district to raise a family in Hong Kong.


School network

Its school network includes an esteemed group of international schools like the Australian International School, American International School and King George V School. Due to the spaciousness of the Kowloon Tong area, the schools in this district are well-equipped with facilities like basketball courts, football pitches and multi-purpose auditoriums. In terms of higher education, Kowloon Tong is also home to universities including Hong Kong Baptist University and the City University of Hong Kong.


School network

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Festival Walk

Located in the heart of Kowloon Tong and easily reachable by the MTR, buses and minibuses, Festival Walk is a large shopping mall that seems like a never-ending maze. Truly an entertainment and shopping hub, Festival Walk has over 200 retail outlets and countless restaurants, plus an ice rink and a multi-screen cinema to keep the kids entertained. From electrical appliances and sports goods to high-end fashion and cosmetics, shoppers won’t be leaving empty handed.


Festival Walk


Ice rink


Cinema

Luxury living

With a garden city feel and as a low-density residential area, Kowloon Tong is abundant in large-sized properties with great facilities as well as a high level of security. The list of luxury properties in Kowloon Tong is endless, starting with residential complexes such as One Mayfair, One Beacon Hill and Parc Oasis.

Broadcast Drive

Broadcast Drive is not only known for its luxury residential complexes, a plot of land on the relatively short street was home to a few main broadcasters including Television Broadcast Limited (TVB) and Asia Television (ATV), with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) still calling Broadcast Drive home.


Broadcast Drive

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