Hong Kong Trip Part 12: sky100 (天際100) Observation Deck and Night View in Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀)

香港 スカイ100 アイキャッチ画像

[Introduction]

I traveled to Hong Kong for five days and four nights in the end of November for the first time in five years. While there is a lot of scenery which has been unchanged, I find out something new whenever I visit Hong Kong. In this article, I will write about sky100 (天際100) and night view in Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀) as part of Day 4.

[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Day 1: Going to Hong Kong
* Day 1: Tsim Sha Tsui
* Day 1: Tsim Sha Tsui (Light-up)
* Day 2: HKU and Kennedy Town
* Day 2: Sheung Wan and Central
* Day 2: Peak Tower and Central (Light-up)
* Day 3: Ocean Park
* Day 3: Montane Mansion, North Point and Causeway Bay
* Day 3: Causeway Bay and Wan Chai (Light-up)
* Day 4: Wong Tai Sin Temple, Nan Lian Garden and Tian Tan Buddha (Lantau Island)
* Day 4: Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei and Jordan
* Day 4: Sky 100 and Tsim Sha Tsui (Light-up) [This article]
* Day 5: Return Home

[Travel Date]
2017.11.26-30

[Main Part]

Elements (圓方)

Following the previous post, I moved from Jordan to International Commerce Centre building where there is “sky100 (天際100)”, Hong Kong Observation Deck. First, I will go around “Elements (圓方)”, which is located on the lower floor in the building.Hong Kong Elements (圓方)1

“Elements (圓方)” is a shopping mall that was opened in October 1, 2007. It is directly connected to MTR Kowloon station where Airport Express makes stops.

The mall is divided into five zones base on the feng shui’s concept of the five elements of Nature, namely Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth.Hong Kong Elements (圓方)2

So, there were several objects that incorporated the concept of feng shui.Hong Kong Elements (圓方)3

In addition, “Snowy Rewards”, a limited-time event, was held.""

sky100 (天際100)

Now I will move to “sky100 (天際100)”.""

“sky100 (天際100)” is the tallest indoor observation deck in Hong Kong, which is 390 meters height.""

There was a near-futuristic LED wall associated with space travel.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)1

Go to the 100th floor by elevator. It takes only one minute to climb up to the observation deck.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)2

I arrived at the observation deck.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)3

Since “sky100 (天際100)” is one of the most famous tourist spots in Hong Kong, there were lots of visitors, but it was not so crowded enough to feel uncomfortable.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)4

View of the Victoria Harbor.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)5

Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)6

There was a cafe in the deck. Visitors enjoyed landscape from tables beside the window.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)7

The sun started to go down.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100)8

It was a beautiful sunset, wasn’t it?Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) evening1

Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) evening2

Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) evening3

The sun completely went down.""


Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) night
Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) night1

It was a magic hour just after the sunset.Hong Kong sky100 (天際100) night2

Then, I left “sky100 (天際100)” for the next destination.""

Garden of Stars (星光花園)

After I leftI left “sky100 (天際100)”, I came to “Garden of Stars (星光花園)”.""

I had visited “Garden of Stars (星光花園)” on the first day in the afternoon (see the related article), and I would like to see the night view as well, so I decided to visit “Garden of Stars (星光花園)” again. As I mentioned in the past article, exhibits of Avenue of Stars such as Hong Kong movie stars’ handprints and statues have been moved to “Garden of Stars (星光花園)”.

The statue of Bruce Lee.Hong Kong Garden of Stars night1

The bronze statue of Hong Kong Film Awards.Hong Kong Garden of Stars night2

Other snap photos.""

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Hong Kong Garden of Stars night3

Hong Kong movie stars’ handprints were exhibited like this.Hong Kong Garden of Stars handprint1

For example, Jackie Chan (成龍) and Sammo Hung Kam-bo (洪金寶).Hong Kong Garden of Stars handprint2

John Woo (吳宇森), a famous film director, on the left side.Hong Kong Garden of Stars handprint3

Night Walk around Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀)

I left “Garden of Stars (星光花園)” and walked around Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀) on the way to the hotel. To begin with, I went around Granville Road.Hong Kong Granville Road1

There were lots of reasonable outlet shops and cosmetic shops around Granville Road, so the area was popular among young people.Hong Kong Granville Road2

Hong Kong Granville Road3

“K11”, a shopping mall.Hong Kong K11

The mall looked gorgeous as it was light up in the evening.Hong Kong K11

Hong Kong K11

Now I will have a dinner. I stopped by “Kai Kee Noodle (雞記潮州麵食)”.Hong Kong Kai Kee Noodle1

In the restaurant. Most of the customers seemed to be local people rather than tourists.Hong Kong Kai Kee Noodle2

I ordered wonton noodles.Hong Kong Kai Kee Noodle3

Finally, I strolled around Chungking Mansions (重慶大廈).Hong Kong Chungking Mansions1

Hong Kong Chungking Mansions2

Then, I returned to the hotel and the fourth day of my Hong Kong trip was over.Hong Kong Chungking Mansions3

[Closing]

That’s it for the article about sky100 (天際100) and night view in Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙咀) as part of Day 4 of my Hong Kong trip.

sky100 (天際100)  is worth a visit as visitors are able to have a panoramic view of Hong Kong from the observation deck. When I go on trips and there is a high-rise building with observation deck, I will make sure to visit it. Here are other buildings I have been to before, so if you are interested in them, please check the related articles 🙂

In the next article, I will write about return home as the final article of the Hong Kong trip series.

[Map]

1 Elements
2 sky100
3 Garden of Stars
4 Granville Road
5 K11
6 Kai Kee Noodle
7 Chungking Mansions

[Related Link]
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