Kowloon Public Pier

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Kowloon Public Pier. The white and green pier on the left is the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier.
Western part of Kowloon Public Pier
Passengers boarding a boat at the pier

Kowloon Public Pier (Chinese: 九龍公眾碼頭) or Tsim Sha Tsui Public Pier (Chinese: 尖沙咀公眾碼頭) is a public pier in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It approaches Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Victoria Harbour. Any boat can freely park at the pier.[1]

It is south of the Clock Tower and south-west of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier is north-west of it.

History[edit]

Kowloon Public Pier was a public pier outside Tsim Sha Tsui KCR Station. Before the Cross Harbour Tunnel and Star Ferry were in use, residents on Hong Kong Island took walla-wallas to the pier[2] and interchanged to take the train at Tsim Sha Tsui KCR Station to travel to New Territories and Mainland China.

Olympic Torch Relay[edit]

Kowloon Public Pier was one of the stops of Olympic torch relay activities in Hong Kong during 1964 Tokyo Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics.[3][4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°17′34.8″N 114°10′10.6″E / 22.293000°N 114.169611°E / 22.293000; 114.169611