Kennedy Town

Great post from our friends who recently moved to Hong Kong!



Kennedy Town is a charming inner city neighborhood located at the western end of Sai Wan on Hong Kong island.  For 100 years Kennedy Town served as a cattle depot and slaughterhouse for Hong Kong island. The slaughterhouses closed in 1993 and for the next decade it became a sleepy suburb. The quiet residential area quickly changed when the MTR (Mass Transit Railway) line opened in Kennedy Town in December 2014.

We chose Kennedy Town because of its perfect mix of old and new. It is home to one of the last undeveloped waterfronts in Hong Kong. It has beautiful sweeping views from Hong Kong harbor to Kowloon.

looking towards Tsing Yi looking towards Tsing Yi

hkh8 looking towards Central from the promenade

hkh3 Shing Sai Road borders the harbor

hkh21 view of Green Island at sunset from our balcony

Kennedy Town is an up and coming hot spot for restaurants and bars. The district is comparable…

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