Kwun Tong Promenade is a public park in Kwun Tong, an industrial district in the eastern part of the Kowloon Peninsula. The 7,340 square metre promenade sits on a portion of waterfront which was formerly occupied by the Kwun Tong Public Cargo Working Area (PCWA).
The park's main attractions include a special tower landmark, which resembles the piles of compressed recycled paper that used to be stacked at the PCWA compound. At night, the tower takes on a surreal form when it gets illuminated by specially designed lights that flashes and changes along with music. Mists emitted from the ground interact with the ligts creating a kaleidoscopic effect.
Aside from the tower landmark, other attractions include a 200-metre seaside boardwalk which offers spectacular harbor views, performance area, spectator stand which can seat 200 people, multi-purpose plaza, childrens' play area and a grassy lawn. Kwun Tong Promenade is perfect for tourists looking for a less crowded venue for viewing Hong Kong's iconic skyline.
The Kwun Tong Promenade is managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and is open to the public for free, 24-hours daily. It can be reached by taking:
- MTR to Kwun Tong Station or Ngau Tau Kok Station. Kwun Tong Station Exit B3 (around 10-15 minutes walk along Hoi Yuen Road); Ngau Tau Kok Station Exit B6 (around 10-15 minutes walk along Lai Yip Street).
- Bus route nos. 11D, 15A, 15P, 23, 28A, 74X, 80, 80P, 80X, 83X, 93A, 268C or 269C to the bus terminus at Kwun Tong Pier.
- New Territories Green Minibus Route No. 103 to the minibus terminus at Kwun Tong Pier.
- Ferry services: between Sai Wan Ho and Kwun Tong; between North Point and Kwun Tong