Where to Shop in Hong Kong
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
Kowloon, Hong Kong
As a lover of all things market, as well as a diver and serious animal lover, I was beyond ecstatic to find out there was a goldfish market in Hong Kong. The market is situated in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong's Kowloon. The market is a series of...
1 Duddell St, Central, Hong Kong
In fashion-forward Hong Kong, even the little ones can have serious style cred, thanks to shops like Tiny Footprint, which sells a well-curated selection of organic and natural baby, toddler, and maternity products, from mini Hunter wellies to...
Yuen Po St, Prince Edward, Hong Kong
Drifting though residential alleyways topped with laundry canopies, birds tickle your ears with song as you near one of Hong Kong’s greatest marketplaces. The Bird Market is a unique cultural hobby where birds are bought and sold not for their...
China, Shaanxi, Xian Shi, Weiyang Qu, 范家南村54号 邮政编码: 710016
The Muslim Quarter of Xi'an is famous for its vendors of dried fruits and nuts. These aren't just any old packs of nuts. They are of the finest quality, selected and dried by hand. A pound of shelled walnuts goes for the equivalent of around $10....
International Finance Centre, Central, Hong Kong
Located in the very heart of Central, IFC has two buildings called IFC1 and IFC2. The latter, standing 88 stories tall, is the second tallest building in HK. The IFC mall is located above Hong Kong station and packs in over 200 stores, a cinema,...
Hong Kong, 銅鑼灣勿地臣街1號
Shopping is one must-do activity in Hong Kong. It is called the shopping heaven for a reason: shop after shop, mall after mall, you can easily spend a whole day shopping and find it was just the tip of the iceberg! Times Square is one of the...
Hong Kong, Mong Kok, 太子彌敦道745-747號
Local traditions of any place fascinate me, esp. intimate traditions of life "breaking" occasions like weddings. In Hong Kong, the Golden Plaza on the Nathan Road of Kowloon Island is a "wedding market", where you can walk through the traditions...
Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Hong Kong is made up of a plethora of local markets full of trinkets and treasures alike, between street stalls and hawker stands; you can negotiate to your heart's content. In fact, you must. Save your HKD for high-end shopping, because they won’...
18號 Hanoi Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
As the first Art Mall in the world, K11 has year-round exhibitions and special installations on display, featuring both local and international artists. K11 is also keen on supporting local talents through the K11 Artist Klub art community...
Stanley Market Rd, Stanley, Hong Kong
Stanley Market is the first place local people think of for shopping. For out-of-towners, a Stanley shopping trip kills two birds with one stone—sightseeing and bargain hunting. The 45-minute bus or taxi drive from Central to the little...
1, Amber Lodge, 23 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong
This venue has closed.
When this modest-looking store first opened in 1969, Hollywood Road was just becoming known for its antique shops, many of which offered items the Chinese government had confiscated during the Cultural Revolution and was...
Temple St, Jordan, Hong Kong
Although tourists cruise this market every night, it is still a fun bet for a good dose of Hong Kong market flavor. Get ready to negotiate via calculator and come ready to do so (best to start by countering with half the asking price and go up...
Percival St, Hong Kong
Stocking international brands and beauty products at discount prices, Sasa is a saving grace if you've forgotten to pack beauty products with you. It's even better for stocking up on your favorite items to take home, for their prices are lower...
A1, 1-7 Pak Sha Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
This Macanese bakery, or pastelaria, is renowned for making and bringing in the best of Macanese snacks to Hong Kong. Once just a seller of peanut brittle candy and ginger sweets, they now have shops all over Hong Kong and Macau selling...
500 Hennessy Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Located between other shopping destinations Times Square and Sogo in Causeway Bay is Hysan Place, a relatively new addition to the city's mallscape. Here, you can peruse the latest tech offerings at Hong Kong's second Apple Store, choose a new...
Hong Kong, Causeway Bay, Hennessy Rd, 555號HK 香港島, 15
Located in the heart of Causeway Bay, near Hong Kong's busiest intersection and street crossing, Sogo is easily Hong Kong's go-to department store. Around since 1985, Sogo is a Japanese-style department store that sells everything from luxury...
Hollywood Rd, Hong Kong
Loved walking along this delightful street for window shopping. The area feels more like the "real" Hong Kong and the shops had beautiful display windows. There are also some contemporary art galleries which adds vibrancy to the area. A delight!
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