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Lye Moon Passage

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Lye Moon Passage

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.


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

Places and facilities

On Hong Kong Island
On Kowloon


See also


External links

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

Coordinates: 22°17′5″N 114°14′18″E / 22.28472°N 114.23833°E / 22.28472; 114.23833

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