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Lei Yue Mun

Lei Yue Mun
Lei Yue Mun, viewed from Mount Parker
Traditional Chinese 鯉魚門
Literal meaning "Carp channel"
A photo showing the shores of Lei Yue Mun and Yau Tong, Sam Ka Tsuen Typhoon Shelter and Sam Ka Tsuen.
A village and seafood restaurants in Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon.
A Tin Hau temple in Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon.
Ruins of stone loading ramps for the former stone quarries, in Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon.

Lei Yue Mun (also called Lyemun, Lye Moon Passage or Ly-ee-moon Passage) is a short channel in Hong Kong, between Junk Bay and Victoria Harbour, separating Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. The channel is an important passage in the South China Sea. It is the east gate of Victoria Harbour.

The lands around the channel are also called Lei Yue Mun. On Kowloon side, it is famous for its seafood market and restaurants in the fishing villages.[1] On the Hong Kong Island side, it has former military defence facilities.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Places and facilities 2
  • Transportation 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Lei Yue Mun, taken from the shore of Sam Ka Tsuen, Lei Yue Mun

Places and facilities

On Hong Kong Island
On Kowloon

Transportation

See also

References

  1. ^ Fun in Kwun Tong - Lei Yue Mun Seafood Bazaar
  2. ^ Fun in Kwun Tong - Tin Hau Temple in Lei Yue Mun
  3. ^ List of Graded Historic Buildings in Hong Kong (as at 6 November 2009)
  4. ^ Brief Information on No Grade Items, pp.418-419
  5. ^ Fun in Kwun Tong - Lei Yue Mun Lighthouse
  6. ^ Fun in Kwun Tong - Lei Yue Mun Wishing Tree

External links

  • Harbourfront Enhancement Committee "Revitalizing Lei Yue Mun", October 2009
  • Tourism Commission website: "Lei Yue Mun Waterfront Enhancement Project"

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