The Lui Seng Chung building located in Lai Chi Kok Road Mongkok is certified as a grade I historical building and is a must visit when sightseeing in Hong Kong. Kowloon is your main access point for savouring the best of the city and its surroundings and if its convenience and modern charms you require do consider the Dorsett Mongkok Hotel Hong Kong.
Located in Hong Kong Island on the Kowloon Peninsula right smack in the bustling city this hotel is a quiet modern retreat in which to relax and catch your breath, before setting off on whirlwind tour of sightseeing. Fairly new this hotel is well geared to cater to the modern tourist and is designed on contemporary lines offering plush interiors together with convenient services. Enjoy your stay in any one of the 285 rooms and suites boasting loads of space and light together with all modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Surrounding the hotel – and adding to convenience – is a host of excellent shopping venues including the infamous ‘Ladies Market’ and Temple Street.
Check with your hotels tour desk and hop aboard a colourful sightseeing trail in Hong Kong. Swing by Temple Street the infamous open air market, for souvenirs, clothes and even fortune telling. Lui Seng Chun historic building in Kowloon built in 1931 is a Tong-Lau style building depicting Chinese and western architecture. Tong Lau meaning shop house.
The building comprises of 4 floors and was built by the illustrious Mr Lui Leung. The building was built on the popular architectural lines of the time but was abandoned up until quite recently when the government took note and decided to preserve this marvellous piece of heritage. Plans are under way to open a gallery dedicated to the life and times of Lui Leung. A definite treat to all culture buffs this is a must see sight when in Hong Kong.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.