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Yaumatei Theatre, Hong Kong

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Yau Ma Tei Theatre, sometimes transliterated as "Yaumati Theatre"), once the largest theatre in Kowloon, is located at the junction of Waterloo Road and Reclamation Street, in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong. It is classified as "Grade II Historic Building" It is the only remaining pre-World War II theatre in Kowloon. It was recently converted into a venue for Cantonese opera. Another historical structure, Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market is adjacent to the theatre, across Reclamation Street.
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  • Cheap tickets and authentic live performances in an historic theatre. The area itself is very interesting with great food options. There is a “reclaimed” street of old school Hong Kong dwellings...  more »
  • It was not much to look at but this historic building is the only surviving pre-war cinema building in the urban area of Hong Kong. We wandered around the small lobby and learnt that it has become a.....  more »
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  • A tiny venue in today's view, the renovated theater was originally built 80+ years ago. It has a special atmosphere which is very different from the new venues built in recent years.
  • Great place to see Cantonese opera. Fair prices, good shows, comfy seats and strong AC. Get some culture!
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