For those of you who want to taste the shopping sensation while travelling, Hong Kong is the right destination to visit. Being one of the metropolitan areas in Asia, whatever your target item can be found there. Starting from the cheapest shopping spots to a row of malls that provide branded goods are waiting to be explored.
Can’t wait to hunt your favourite items in Hong Kong? Here it is some spot recommendations from the traveller that must be visited.
The sensation of shopping for evenings on Temple Street and Ladies Market
Shopping in Hong Kong will feel incomplete if you don’t stop by Temple Street and Ladies Market. The two locations are favourites for travellers who want to enjoy the sensation of shopping in the night market. What can you get there? Temple Street is one of the most popular night markets in Hong Kong. No wonder if it’s getting late at night, this place is even more alive. The location itself is near the Tin Hau temple complex.
Reportedly hell traders have started to sell in the area since the 1920s to offer a variety of trinkets to the temple visitors. One of the fun shopping here is that the items offered are negotiable. No wonder the number of visitors is very crowded.
Meanwhile, Ladies Market is located in the Mong Kok area, Kowloon. Even though the name is Ladies Market, you can also find items for guys. The location is in Tung Choi Street, Kowloon, which is located on the side of the road. Some items that you can find here are clothes, accessories, electronic goods, and household furniture. This market is open every day, from noon tonight, so you can satisfy whatever shopping wants you to want!
Temple Street Night Market
- Address: Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
- Operating Hours: 2 pm-midnight
- Address: Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon
- Operating Hours: 11pm – 1.30am
The Paradise of Cloth You Can Find at Fabric Market
For those who want to find fabric for everyday outfits, just come to the Fabric Market, located in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon. It’s no secret that this one location is a favourite of fashion lovers.
There is an area that is a place to sell various types of fabrics with various colour variations and motifs.
This area itself is divided into several parts. For those who want to find a variety of ribbons, just go to Ribbon Street, which is located on Nam Cheong Street. Meanwhile, the area where you can find a variety of buttons is Ki Lung Street or known as Button Street.
If you want to look for accessories for sewing such as embroidery, Swarovski, pompom, etc., just visit Bead Street on Yu Chau Street.
- Address: Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
- Operating Hours: 9 am – 6 pm
Tai Yuen Street Market
Want to bring your child’s favourite toy souvenirs, or invite them to enter a toy paradise in Hong Kong? Just come to Tai Yuen Street Market which has been popular as a toys market since the 90s. This one area has become the target of children to collectors who want to hunt their favourite toys.
For those who are looking for toys on budget, there is also one. Find your own favourite toys, from dolls, Tamiya, action figures, lego, kids stationery, to old school toys.
- Address: 22 Tai Yuen St, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
- Operating Hours: 11 am – 8 pm every day
Hong Kong has one more shopping place that can’t be missed, namely Sneaker Street. The location itself is located on Fa Yuen Street which is not far from the Mongkok train station. The location was filled with rows of sneakers and other sports equipment lined up along the road.
Prepare yourself to find the best variety of branded sneakers at lower prices. Even though the ones sold are discounted items, but they are really recommended to be hunted because the quality is still maintained.