Kowloon is the point at which mainland China ends and Hong Kong begins. Hugging the southern tip of the mainland peninsula, it is tightly packed with shops, bars, hotels and housing in a jumble of skyscrapers and old low-rise tenements. Because land prices have been historically lower in Kowloon than on Hong Kong Island, many people chose to make this area their ... More>home resulting in one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Crowded, hectic and popular with both tourists and locals – especially around Nathan Road and the Mong Kok entertainment zone – there is always something for inquisitive visitors to see here. Kowloon also has the added benefit of looking out over the bay and seeing all the densely packed skyscrapers stretching up into the mist that often descends from Hong Kong Mountain, and at 20:00 every evening there is a fantastic light and sound show beamed across the bay much to the delight of tourists. Access to Hong Kong Island is easy and plentiful with tunnels, underground public transport and never ending passenger ferries making the journey back and forth. There are also several parks and temples, most notably Wong Tai temple, and a couple of interesting museums.