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Hung Hom
Hung Hom
( Cantonese
Cantonese
pronunciation: [hȍŋ hɐ̄m]) is an area of Kowloon, in Hong Kong, administratively part of the Kowloon
Kowloon
City District, with a portion west of the railway in the Yau Tsim Mong District (油尖旺區). Hung Hom
Hung Hom
serves mainly residential purposes though is mixed with some industrial buildings in the north.

Contents

1 Geography 2 History 3 Demographics 4 Education 5 Housing 6 Facilities 7 Religion 8 Transport

8.1 MTR 8.2 Tunnel 8.3 Ferries 8.4 Buses

9 See also 10 References 11 External links

Geography[edit] Hung Hom
Hung Hom
is in the southeast of the Kowloon
Kowloon
Peninsula. It is bordered by Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour
in the south, King's Park in the west, Hung Hom Bay in the east, No. 12 Hill, Hok Yuen
Hok Yuen
and the valley Lo Lung Hang. in the north. History[edit] Originally, Hung Hom
Hung Hom
was much smaller than the present-day context. Hung Hom Bay
Hung Hom Bay
has been partially reclaimed several times since 1850, expanding the area of Hung Hom
Hung Hom
as a consequence. Rumsey Rock, formerly located in the bay, was buried in the reclamation process. Later a town was developed eastward parallel to the Hong Kong
Hong Kong
and Whampoa Dock. Hung Hom
Hung Hom
was renamed to "Yamashita District" during the Japanese occupation from 1941 to 1945.[1] It was one of the few places to be renamed. Demographics[edit] There is a large Japanese residence community in Hung Hom
Hung Hom
due to the established JUSCO
JUSCO
Japanese-style department store in Whampoa Garden. There is also a growing number of other foreign residents, like Koreans, Indians, etc. Education[edit]

Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Polytechnic University Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Community College ( Hung Hom Bay
Hung Hom Bay
campus) Holy Carpenter Secondary School Lycée Français International Victor Segalen
Lycée Français International Victor Segalen
(French international school)

The Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Campus houses primary school students; it opened in September 2014.[2]

Holy Angels Canossian School

Housing[edit]

Harbour Place Harbourfront Horizon Harbourview Horizon The Harbourfront Landmark Hunghom Bay Centre Laguna Verde The Metropolis Residence Royal Peninsula Stars by the Harbour Whampoa Garden Public housing estates in Hung Hom

Facilities[edit]

Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Coliseum Tai Wan Shan Swimming Pool Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Municipal Building, which includes the Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Library, Hung Hom Municipal Building Sports Centre, and the Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Market with a cooked food centre Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Fire Station Two post offices and the International Mail Centre Hutchison Park. A small park located in a built up residential area once occupied by docklands and fill-in to create more land for residential use. Tai Wan Shan Park Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Police Traffic Kowloon
Kowloon
West Base Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Clinic Several malls in Whampoa Garden Lux Theatre Hotels, including Harbour Grand Kowloon
Kowloon
and Harbour Plaza Metropolis

Religion[edit]

Kwun Yum Temple. Built in 1873.[3] Grade II historic building Pak Tai
Pak Tai
Temple, located at No. 146 Ma Tau Wai Road. Built in 1876.[4] Grade III historic building Holy Carpenter Church (Anglican) St. Mary's Church (Catholic) True World Lutheran Church

Transport[edit] MTR[edit] Hung Hom
Hung Hom
is served by the Hung Hom Station
Hung Hom Station
of the MTR. The station serves as the southern terminus of both East Rail Line
East Rail Line
and West Rail Line, as well as the terminus of cross-border services with destinations to major cities in China. As of October 2016, Ho Man Tin Station
Ho Man Tin Station
and Whampoa Station
Whampoa Station
as part of an extension of the Kwun Tong
Kwun Tong
Line, are available for accessing the Hung Hom
Hung Hom
area. Tunnel[edit]

Toll plaza of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel
Cross-Harbour Tunnel
at Hung Hom

The Cross-Harbour Tunnel
Cross-Harbour Tunnel
was the first tunnel in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
that was built under water. It connects Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Island and Kowloon
Kowloon
at respectively Kellett Island
Kellett Island
(now connected to Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Island) and a reclaimed site at Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Bay. Ferries[edit] Ferries serving Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Ferry
Ferry
Pier:

New World First Ferry: North Point Ferry
Ferry
Pier - Hung Hom
Hung Hom
Ferry
Ferry
Pier (HK$6.5) Star Ferry: ceased services to Central Pier and Wan Chai Pier, effective 1 April 2011

Buses[edit] There are three bus terminals in Hung Hom. Many buses serve the area.

Solely-operated cross harbour route: 108 Cross harbour routes operated with Citybus: 102, 102P, 102R, 103, 107, 107P, 117, 118, 118P, 170, 171, 182 Cross harbour routes operated with New World First Bus: 101, 101R, 104, 106, 106P, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 115, 115P, 116, 301, 802, 811, N121; Non-cross harbour routes: 2E, 3B, 5, 5A, 5C, 5D, 6C, 6F, 7B, 8, 8A, 8P, 11, 11K, 11X, 12A, 13X, 14, 15, 21, 26, 28, 30X, 41, 45, 85C, 85X, 85S, 93K, 98D, 212, 219X, 219P, 224X, 230X, 260A, 260X, 268B, 269B, 296D, 297, N216, N241, N281;

New World First Bus: 796X. Citybus:A22, E23, R22, R11, N11, N23. Minibus routes: 2, 2A, 6, 6A, 6X, 8, 13.

See also[edit]

List of places in Hong Kong

References[edit]

^ Philip Snow: The Fall of Hong Kong. 2003. ISBN 0300093527 page 159 ^ "Campuses - Hung Hom." Lycée Français International Victor Segalen. Retrieved on 25 January 2015. "68 Gillies Avenue South, Hung Hom, Hong Kong" ^ Chinese Temples Committee: Kwun Yum Temple, Hung Hom ^ Chinese Temples Committee: Pak Tai
Pak Tai
Temple, Hok Un Kok

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hung Hom.

Map of Hung Hom
Hung Hom
area

Coordinates: 22°18′14″N 114°10′59″E / 22.30383°N 114.18297°E / 22.3038

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