History shows that the current site used for the Kowloon Park area was once the site of the Whitfield Barracks of the British Army. Even to date a visitor to the park gets to witness the Kowloon West II Battery towards the north-western side of the park which stands proudly as a symbol of great victory and military supremacy.

Step into a calm and quiet walk under the shady trees lining the walkway in Kowloon Park to allow you some lone time or quicken that pace for a quick jog to work out those lazy bones. Or visit great places of interest like the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre which was once the S61 and S62 barrack blocks but now it is a place of great historic value and consists of an exhibition gallery, lecture hall, reference library and educational activity room and strives in exhibiting the architectural heritage of Hong Kong.

Enter into a world of glitz and glamour whilst you and especially the kids gasp in awe at the life-size Hong Kong comic heroes sculpted in their unique poses along the Avenue of comic stars. This area is much loved by the kids since it gives them the opportunity to take pictures and pose for a picture with their larger than life comic hero. That is not all; dive, swim or get trained in the large pool complexes within the Kowloon Sports Centre which are also used for international swimming competitions due to the capacity and state-of-the-art facilities the complex consists of.

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Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travelers across all walks of life.