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Avenue of Stars

Hong Kong, China
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Located along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade from Salisbury Garden to the New World Centre, the 440-meter harbor-side walkway is Hong Kong's answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With a breath-taking skyline as backdrop, the US$5 million project traces the history of Hong Kong filmmaking, from the first film shot here (the 1909 "Stealing the Roast Duck") through the heyday of Cantonese cinema in the 1960s to the present. The statues, autographs and hand prints of some 100 celebrities can be found here. Many of the names may be unfamiliar unless you're intimately acquainted with Asian cinema, but there are enough internationally known stars to make everyone's visit worthwhile. The muster roll... Read More

Located along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade from Salisbury Garden to the New World Centre, the 440-meter harbor-side walkway is Hong Kong's answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With a breath-taking skyline as backdrop, the US$5 million project traces the history of Hong Kong filmmaking, from the first film shot here (the 1909 "Stealing the Roast Duck") through the heyday of Cantonese cinema in the 1960s to the present. The statues, autographs and hand prints of some 100 celebrities can be found here. Many of the names may be unfamiliar unless you're intimately acquainted with Asian cinema, but there are enough internationally known stars to make everyone's visit worthwhile. The muster roll includes Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat, Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh and Maggie Cheung. 

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