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Old May 24th, 2010, 06:24 AM   #1
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Tsuen Wan - First New Town in HK

Tsuen Wan (荃灣) was the first New Town developed in Hong Kong. New Towns are planned "suburban" towns surrounding central Hong Kong. According to Wikipedia, Tsuen Wan New Town's population has reached 800,000. The development area is approx 24 km2. These pictures are taken during my visit to HK in summer 2009.

First of All, the amazing skyline of downtown Tsuen Wan. Taken from my grandparents' apartment.

Busy Street in the "downtown" area

Tsuen Wan Subway Station and surrounding area

Major roads in Tsuen Wan (Hong Kong does not adapt the square block zoning system of America which I found really boring yet organized)

The soccer field near Town Hall.

Subway Station and some apartments built above it (where I used to live as a child)

Subway Train!

Older commiblocks

Some big malls

Tsuen Wan's market. This is where people buy fresh vegetables, meat, fish, and stuff. There are two markets like this in Tsuen Wan. I could only found a picture of the smaller one.

More apartments

Highway leading to a tunnel

The small fire station

I will add more photos later. Good Night
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Old May 24th, 2010, 11:23 AM   #2
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Amazing, very nice photos from Tsuen Wan district of Hong Kong
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