The trendy waterside district of Kwun Tong is a hub for arts, culture and entertainment. It occupies the eastern tip of the Kowloon Peninsula and showcases Hong Kong through a local lens. Stroll along the waterfront promenade, visit world-class galleries and explore the flourishing culinary scene.
Things to do in Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong Promenade stretches along the waterfront and is dotted with art installations and outdoor cafes. As you stroll along the promenade, you can enjoy fantastic views of the east side of Hong Kong Island, as well as Victoria Harbour.
Osage Gallery was founded in the early 2000s and showcases contemporary art from around the world. There’s a special focus on Asian artists, including masters such as Leung Mee Ping and Miao Xiaochun. The thought-provoking installations at Osage Gallery often attract global attention. Sun Museum is dedicated to celebrating Chinese arts and culture, with exhibits spotlighting everything from ancient Cantonese artefacts to contemporary paintings.
Once a sleepy fishing village, today Lei Yue Mun is one of Hong Kong’s most popular seafood destinations. The village is packed with restaurants fronted by glass tanks filled with clams, mussels, lobsters, crabs and fish. Choose your catch of the day, then sit down and enjoy your fresh-cooked meal.
From hole-in-the-wall dumpling restaurants to hip craft breweries, Kwun Tong is a foodie’s paradise. Try Hong Kong classics like wontons and fish balls or head to an American-style sports bar to devour buffalo wings and watch the game. The district even boasts its very own Michelin-starred restaurant.
Getting around Kwun Tong District
Kwun Tong is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot, especially along the waterfront. The district is serviced by the Kwun Tong line of the Hong Kong MTR network, while taxis are a fast and easy way to get from A to B. Hong Kong International Airport is a 40-minute drive away and one hour by public transport.