Hong Kong - Street Markets

 

Ladies Street Market

 


If you want to experience Hong Kong culture, visit a night market.  

This night market has over 100 stalls and stretches over 1 KM on Tung Choi Street.  

Anyone who lives in Hong Kong surely knows the existence of this famous street market.  

You will find bargain-priced clothing, bags, accessories, toys, cosmetics, and household products.


Getting There

1.MTR Mong Kok Station Exit E2, then walk along Nelson Street for two blocks. Or, 

2. Bus no. 1, 1A, 2, 6, or 9 to the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier, exit at Nelson Street.

 

Temple Street Night Market

 


Temple Street is the busiest flea market at night in the territory of Jordan and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon.

Popular with both tourists and locals. It is common to see the place crowded at dusk.

This busy night market offers the usual trinket stalls, but in addition you will find fortune tellers, Opera Singers, and tasty food!

Tickets:  Local Markets Hopping Tour 

Getting There

1. MTR Jordan Station Exit A. Turn right into Jordan Road and walk three blocks to Temple Street.  Or,

2. MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit C, walk along Man Ming Lane to Temple Street

 

Other Famous Markets in Hong Kong

 

Other markets you might be interested in include: Book Your 4 Hour Tour:  Local Markets Hopping Tour

Lui Seng Chun

Lui Seng Chun is a heritage-listed pre-Second World War building featuring Chinese Medicine — it has a herbal tea shop on the ground floor as well as a display explaining the old Lui Seng Chun. The remainder of the building is a school for the practice of traditional Chinese medicine.

Directions, Make your way to:
 - MTR Prince Edward Station Exit C2.
 - Walk along Prince Edward Road West to Lai Chi Kok Road.
 - Proceed along Lai Chi Kok Road until you reach Lui Seng Chun.


Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, Flower Market and Goldfish Market
You will find Chinese-style garden on Yuen Po Street includes with 70 songbird stalls. 
The Flower Market sells all sorts of exotic orchids and flowers. The Goldfish Market is also nearby on Tung Choi Street .

Directions,Make your way to: 
 - Walk along Lai Chi Kok Road to MTR Prince Edward Station Exit B1.
 - Proceed along Prince Edward Road West to Yuen Po Street Bird Garden.
 - Pass through the garden to the junction of Yuen Po Street and Flower Market Road.
 - At the end of the road, get on Prince Edward Road West and walk along Tung Choi Street until you reach the Goldfish Market.


Fa Yuen Street
Fa Yuen Street is the place to be if you want to find bargain-priced clothes for men, women and children. 
Sizes are usually Asian sized.  This is the local Night Market. 
Fa Yuen Street Market is particularly popular for shoes and trainers.
It is located in between Mong Kok and Prince Edward MTR stations.

Directions, Make your way to:  
 - Tung Choi Street and turn left onto Bute Street.
 - Then, turn right onto Fa Yuen Street.


Shanghai Street (Yau Ma Tei section)

Shanghai Street is one of Hong Kong’s oldest streets and still has a number of preserved Chinese buildings.
kitchen accessory? You will find things such as thick chopping boards and bamboo steaming baskets.

Directions, Make your way to:  
 - Shanghai Street.


Jade Market and Jade Street

There are 400 registered stalls who sell all forms of jade here.
Good place to browse and perhaps buy an inexpensive souvenir of your visit, don’t’ by anything expensive.
Nearby is ‘Jade Street’, located on Canton Road between Kansu Street and Jordan Road. 
Jade and gemstone testing is available at Jade Plaza.
Be sure to look at the 3 ton jade stone between streets of Canton Road and Jordan Road

Directions, Make your way to 
 - Kansu Street to the Jade Market or Walk up Temple Street, which is located across from the temple for Jade Street.

Tips for shopping at Street Markets  in Hong Kong

Tips for Bargaining:

Step 1: Begin with asking the price of the item you are interested in.
Step 2: Once the merchant states the price, ask if there is a discount? Or, state that it is too expensive and walk away.
Step 3: If the merchant goes down in price, bargain away.
Step 4: Make sure to bargain but only if you intend to purchase.
Step 5: Determine the price that you are willing to pay, and fair to the merchant.  Don't go beyond that price! 
Step 6: Be ready to walk away politely, there is usually another stall carrying the same item.

If you are buying multiple amounts of an item, make sure to ask for a discount!

 

Preparation for the Night Market:

 - Have cash on hand

 - Bring small bill denominations 

 - Bring a bag to carry your goods.

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