- Knutsford Terrace
On the south slope of Observatory Hill, it is hidden behind the buildings of
Kimberley Road. The street is strictly for pedestrians. Instead of vehicles, it is full of tables and chairs for the restaurants.
There is road access to the terrace near
Miramar Shopping Centreand further road access from Observatory Road.
Before the construction of Knutsford Terrace, the slope consisted of gardens north of Kimberley Road. Starting from 1875, Kowloon Land and Building Company bought the land lots piece by piece and completed its purchases in 1888. The terrace was possibly built in 1895 with a row of sixteen small villas. It was then accessible from Observatory Road. Below the terrace were
communal gardens with a tennis court on Kimberley Road. An access path was built to the terrace.
In 1923, the premises was sold to Wong's family and more houses were built on the garden along Kimberley Road. When the premises were sold house by house in the 1950s and 60s, they were quickly replaced with multi-storey buildings.
Restaurants on the street offer a variety of national dishes, such as Turkish, Russian and Japanese.
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* [http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/ce/Museum/Monument/textmode/en/research_20040415_2.php Research on Historical Buildings in Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui]
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