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Clock Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui(尖沙咀鐘樓), Kowloon
Hong Kong

The Clock Tower is a landmark in Hong Kong. It is located on the southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. It is the only remnant of the original site of the former Kowloon Station on the Kowloon-Canton Railway. Built out of red bricks and granite, the Clock Tower peaks at 44 metres, and is topped by a 7-metre lightning rod. The top of the tower can be reached by a wooden staircase located within. The clock tower is located near Victoria Harbour at the foot of Salisbury Road. Another landmark, the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier, is located nearby. The tower has been listed as a declared monument in Hong Kong since 1990.

尖沙咀鐘樓位於九龍半島最南端,是香港其中一個著名地標,它是九廣鐵路九龍終點站僅餘的建築物,鐘樓高44米,頂端是7米高的避雷針,由紅磚及花崗岩建成,內部有木樓梯通往頂層,1990年被列為法定古跡。鐘樓附近是另一個著名地標天星碼頭。

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clock_Tower,_Hong_Kong

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