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Dragon Centre - A nine-storey shopping complex in Sham Shui Po

Dragon Centre Hong KongLocated at 37K Yen Chow Street, Dragon Centre is a nine-storey shopping complex in the Sham Shui Po district of Kowloon in Hong Kong.  It used to be the largest shopping mall in West Kowloon until the Elements opened in 2007 above the Kowloon MTR Station.

The shopping center was built on part of the site of the former Sham Shui Po Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp for Commonwealth forces captured during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, which was also used to house Vietnamese refugees in the late 1970s and 1980s. Beside the mall is the historic Sham Shui Po Police Station.

Dragon Centre features a skylight which provides natural lighting that reaches even to the ground floor. The ninth floor used to feature an indoor roller coaster, called the Sky Train, which hangs from the roof. However, it has been closed for several years now. On the same floor is a 20,000 sq.ft. of children's entertainment center called Sky Fantasia.

An ice skating rink, called the Sky Rink, is located on the 8th floor providing 17,000 sq.ft. of natural icy, cool environment with simulated snow falls for ice-skating and ice hockey enthusiasts to enjoy.

With a total floor area of 840,000 sq.ft., the Dragon Centre offers a bevy of retail shops, food outlets and entertainment facilities under one roof. One of the biggest tenant in Dragon Centre is Sincere, a 120,000 sq.ft. department store, making it a popular shopping destination in the mall.

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