What was Nathan Road like in old Hong Kong? Bruce Lee’s former address and current home of the Peninsula hotel – the history behind the iconic shopping street and tourist hotspot

Nathan Road remains one of Hong Kong’s most famous streets thanks to the fact that it is lined with hotels, shops and heritage sites. Stretching 3.6km north from the Kowloon harbourfront in Tsim Sha Tsui to Sham Shui Po, it also happens to be the oldest road in Kowloon.Would you pay US$174,000 a month to live on The Peak? Someone just didHistoryThe first part of the road was completed in 1861, soon after the land was ceded to the British colony by the Qing dynasty in 1860. The road began where…


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