Comic fans and cartoon lovers have been long waiting for the opening of Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars. On September 28th, 2012, the 100-meter long path was officially opened and it is expected that the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars become a new tourist attraction in a short period of time.
Comic Figures on Avenue of Comic Stars
Before you start reading, please be clear that Avenue of Comic Stars is NOT the Avenue of Stars. These are two different attractions. If you actually are looking for Avenue of Stars, please use the link below to find out more information.
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Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui
Avenue of Comic Stars is a 100-meter long street with famous local comic character figures on both sides (Phase 1). Currently, there are 24 painted figurines (some of them 3 meters high). 6 other figures will be added in phase 2 project.
Comic enthusiasts and interested visitors have a chance to take photos with local comic characters such as Old Master Q, Din Dong or all-time favorite pig McDull.
Bronze Handprints on Avenue of Comic Stars
Besides comics figures, Avenue of Comic Stars also has 10 bronze handprints. Similar to the Avenue of Stars, visitors have the chance to clap their hands on the handprints of local comic artists such as Dr. Tony Wong or Mr. Ma Wing-shing.
Aside from the figures and handprints, visitors have a chance to learn more about the production process, tools, manuscripts and workshops as well as the history of (Hong Kong’s) comics at the Gallery of Comic Education. In addition, interactive workshops will be held and for those who would love to know more about Hong Kong’s Comic guided tours will be offered in English, Cantonese and Putonghua.
“There is another McDull bronze statue displayed on Avenue of Stars (moved to Garden of Stars during the Renovation Project). If you are the fan of McDull, Hong Kong Madam Tussauds Wax Museum also has a figure of McDull in typical Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng.”
Highlight: Comics Figures
Plan to Stay: 30 – 60 mins
More Info and Details
Near the Park Lane Shopper’s Boulevard entrance of the Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui
+(852) 2788 5968
How to get to Avenue of Comic Stars ?
By Subway: The most convenient way is to take the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui station. Take Exit A1 and walk about 5 – 10 min through Kowloon Park.
By Bus: 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 26, 208, 271, 1A, 35A, 41A, 270A, 281A, 259B, 268B, 269B, 2C, 81C, 87D, 98D, 296D, 219P, 13X, 219X, 224X, 234X, 260X, A21, N21, N21A, N216, N241, N271, N281, N796
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