Yau Tong

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Yau Tong
Yau Tong's Sam Ka Tsuen Typhoon Shelter
Public housing estate in Yau Tong
Old industrial building will be demolish and redevelop as high-income residential zone
Aerial view, 2006

Yau Tong (Chinese: 油塘) is an area of Hong Kong, located in the southeastern end of Kowloon, between Lei Yue Mun and Lam Tin, at the east shore of Victoria Harbour, west of Tseung Kwan O. Administratively, it is part of the Kwun Tong District.

Shopping Mall[edit]

  • Domain
  • Yau Lai Shopping Mall
  • Lei Yue Mun Shopping Mall

Residences[edit]

Private estates[edit]

  • Canaryside (鯉灣天下)
  • Spectacle
  • Ocean One
  • Peninsula East

Home Ownership Scheme[edit]

  • Yau Tong Centre
  • Ko Chun Court
  • Yau Chui Court

Public housing estates[edit]

Features[edit]

Section 3 of The Wilson Trail begins at Yau Tong near Devil's Peak. It is possible to access the fort on the Peak on foot from the Wilson Trail.[1] The Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery is reachable from Yau Tong.

Transportation[edit]

Main Road Network[edit]

Public Transport[edit]

Yau Tong is served by Yau Tong Station on the MTR Kwun Tong Line and Tseung Kwan O Line, various KMB and CITYONE buses as well as red and green mini-buses.

Nearby districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lai, Lawrence; Ho, Daniel; Leung, Hing Fung (2002). "Survey of the Devil's Peak redoubt and Gough Battery" (PDF). Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch. Hong Kong. 42: 101–137 (see p.102). ISSN 1991-7295. 

Coordinates: 22°17′51″N 114°14′19″E / 22.29750°N 114.23861°E / 22.29750; 114.23861