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Tsim Sha Tsui (English pronunciation: /ˌsɪmˌʃɑː ˈsuː.iː/; Chinese: 尖沙咀; pinyin: Jiānshāzuǐ), often abbreviated as TST, is an urbanisedarea in southern Kowloon ,Hong Kong. The area is administratively part of the Yau Tsim Mong District.Tsim Sha Tsui East is a piece of land reclaimed from the Hung Hom Bay now east of Tsim Sha Tsui. The areais bounded north by Austin Road and in the east by Hong Chong Road and Cheong Wan Road .Geographically, Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape onthe tip of the Kowloon Peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour .Several villages had been established in this location before Kowloon was ceded to the British Empire in 1860. TsimSha Tsui in Chinese means pointed sandy mouth. It was also known as Heung PoTau (香埗頭), i.e. aport for exporting incense tree.Tsim Sha Tsui is a major tourist hub inmetropolitan Hong Kong , with many shops andrestaurants that cater to tourists. Many of the museums in the territory arelocated in the area. GeographyBeforeany land reclamation, Tsim Sha Tsui consisted of two parallel capes with a bayin between in the south. The west cape, Kowloon Point, the proper Tsim ShaTsui, coincided with the small hill where the Former Marine Police HeadquartersCompound is sited, while the east cape was the hill that is today known asBlackhead Point. The bay between the capes extended as far north as thepresent-day Mody Road .Today, Canton Road marks the western edge of Tsim Sha Tsui, and Chatham Road the eastern edge. The areais hilly, although many hills were leveled for reclamation.