When your next holiday happens to be in Hong Kong, you have to make a visit to the most famous tourist destination called “Avenue of Stars” where you see the other parts of Hong Kong. Unluckily, this tourist attraction is now closed temporarily for the redevelopment starting from October 8th 2015 until February 2019. During the closure of this site, the features relocated to the Tsim Sha Tsui East Waterfront Podium where it is known as the “Garden of Stars”, but not all.
As you visit the Garden of Stars, you still enjoy the most fascinating features offered by the Avenue of Stars such as the 20 fabulous star handprints, some paintings showing the classic movies and the amazing sculptures. So, if you visit this site, you can still feel the atmosphere of the most amazing site with some features you can use as the object of photo shoots.
General overview of the Avenue of Stars
Overlooked the most beautiful Victoria Harbor, this tourist destination is to be the best one in Hong Kong which is located in the northern part of the world-famous harbor in the center of Tsim Sha Tsui. In the initial stage, this site was opened officially in 2004 and it spends approximately HK$40 million. The construction is under the hand of the local architect of AGC Design which is also supported by the National Tourism Board and design by the New World Group.
Like the Hollywood Walk of Fame located in London, it is also dedicated for the celebrities who made a great contribution to the film industry. No wonder if this site is later known as “Hollywood of the East”. It is said that the film industry gained its popularity in 80s during the era of Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee popularly known as the Kung Fu Master. Not long after that, the most famous Johnnie and the incredible John Woo have successfully brought the Hong Kong film industry worldwide in 90s. To honor all the achievements, the New World Group built 440 meter bridge in length.
How to get here?
When you want to see this beautiful, you can visit it. It is accessible from different part of Hong Kong. If you start the journey from the Tsim Sha Tsui station, you can go to the Exit E heading to the Nathan Road. It is 150 meter walk to the end of Nathan Road where you have to go to visit the tourist destination. On the opposite of the road, you will find the public places named Hong Kong Space Museum and the Salisbury Garden. As you walk across the Salisbury Garden, you will see your desired destination.
The Avenue of Stars is not too far from Kowloon where it takes only a few steps and the beauty of this place is due to the location of near the most famous harbor in Hong Kong. As you walk along the bridge which is built for the honor of the celebrities who have made a great contribution in the film industry, you will see the fingerprints, paintings and some photographs. Thus, do not miss the chance to capture the moment in this best tourist destination when you make a trip to Hong Kong.