Shopping in Hong KongEdit This
Hong Kong is a paradise for those who love to shop. You will find magnificent malls and crafty street markets along side stores that sell Chinese herbs or exotic birds. You can find anything you need or imagine in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong has many different street markets with stalls filled with food, fabrics, crafts, statues, purses, and much more. The street markets are the place where you can bargain with the shop proprietors to get a better price. At Ladies’ Market on Tung Choi Street you can find bags, clothing for families, toys, and accessories from noon to 11:30 pm. The Temple Street Night Market gives you the opportunity to shop for just about anything from watches, CDs, electronics, hardware and you can also have your fortune read. Hours are 4 pm to midnight. The Stanley Market on Stanly Market Road will provide you with silks, curios, and other Chinese artwork. They are open from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.
Tsim Sha Tsui Center and Empire Center on Granville Road are great places to shop and dine. They are right on the Harbor and the views are spectacular. Langham Place Mall has 200 shops that anyone will enjoy. China Hong Kong City is next to the China Ferry Terminal and has 6 floors of shopping. Citygate Outlets sells 70 international brands with big discounts. Habour City has a many trendy shops and outlets. Causeway Bay has great shopping on the streets, especially Causeway Place, Fashion Walk and Lafloret, where clothing and accessories can be found. Mong Kok, on Sai Yeung Choi Street, has fashion, electronics and toy stores.
Hong Kong’s Flower Market displays are incredible. It is worth it just to go and look at the flowers. It is near Prince Edward Road West near the railway station and shops are open 7am to 7pm. Another place to go and look is the Goldfish Market on Ton Choi. Fish are good luck so aquariums are popular and some of them are pretty extravagant.
Herbal Medicines can be purchase on Ko Hing Street. Antique stores line the street of Hollywood Road, and these antiques come from ancient days. Western Market is a 20th century Edwardian building--handcrafts and collectibles can be found here. It is on Des Voeux Road Central and open 10am to 7pm except Sundays and holidays.
This is just a sampling of the shops you can find on the streets of
Hong Kong. It is impossible to describe each one and better to just go
out on the streets and explore to see what you can find.