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Hong Kong Cultural Centre - A Popular Landmark in Kowloon

Located at Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre is a multi-purpose performing arts facility. Its unique architecture makes it a popular landmark at the waterfront of Kowloon.

Inside the building are numerous performing venues for orchestral work as well as opera and theatre. Its Concert Hall is a wood-paneled, oval, two-tier hall that can accommodate 2019 people.  This hall is home to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the 8,000 pipe organ, which is the largest in Asia.

The Grand Theatre is a 1734-seater hall mainly used for opera, ballet, and musical performances while the Studio Theatre can seat between 300 to 500 people for smaller-scale and intimate performances.

There are also 11 rehearsal rooms, an Exhibition Gallery and four exhibition areas in the foyer.

Outside is an elevated walkway from which visitors can admire the spectacular views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. This area is a popular spot for viewing Hong Kong's nighttime skyline as well as the famous Symphony of Lights display.

Other tourist attractions near the Hong Kong Cultural Centre are the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier of the Star Ferry, the Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Museum of Art. The historic Clock Tower stands between the centre and the pier.

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Photo Gallery

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