Hong Kong is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the world. From small boutiques to high end shopping malls, you'll find what you're looking for here including designer frocks, electronics and even antiques! But if you are up for bargains, you might want to check out Hong Kong's street markets, each dedicated to a specific merchandise! If the bargain prices are not enough, haggle to your heart's content to get even more value for your money!
Tung Choi Street - Ladies Market
Location: Tung Choi Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
Located in the southern section of Tung Choi Street in Mongkok, Kowloon is Ladies Market, a kilometer-long street market featuring a hundred or so stalls selling all sorts of items. Also known as Women’s Street, this well-known shopping destination in Hong Kong mostly sell items which appeal to the women such as apparel, accessories, shoes, souvenirs and other trinkets.
Upper Lascar Row – Antiques Market
Location: Upper Lascar Row, Mid-Levels
Also known as the Cat Street, Upper Lascar Row is a treasure trove for antique hunters. The market's history dates back to the 1920's when "Lascars" or seamen from India opened shops selling antiques, old goods and obsolete electronic appliances in this narrow alley in the Mid Levels.
Pottinger Street - Costume Market
Location: Pottinger Street, Central
The Costume Market is the place to be when you are looking for something to wear to a costume party. The street, is lined on both sides with shops and stalls selling a wide variety of costumes for all occasions. Apart from costume-related items, some shops also offer other party needs and supplies.
Tai Yuen Street - Toy Street
Location: Tai Yuen Street, Wan Chai District
Toy Street is known for shops selling all sorts of toys and other items that any child would love. Toys here range from the usual plastic dolls and inflatable toys to rare collectibles such as action figures and high-tech kiddie gadgets.
Cheung Sha Wan Road - Fashion Street
Location: Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Cheung Sha Wan Road is a major thoroughfare in central Kowloon between Yen Chow Street and Wong Chuk Street. It is also known as ‘Fashion Street’ for the many commercial establishments selling wholesale apparel, fashion accessories and fabrics.
Jardine’s Crescent - Fashion & Household Items
Location: Jardine’s Crescent, Causeway Bay
Jardine’s Crescent is a street market located in the heart of the shopping district of Causeway Bay offering a variety of merchandise at bargain prices. Just a few steps away from the Causeway Bay MTR station, this street market is very accessible and a great place to look for inexpensive apparel for men and women, accessories, household items and souvenirs.
Apliu Street - Electronics & Gadgets
Location: Sham Shui Po, New Kowloon
Apliu Street is a street in the Sham Shui Po area of New Kowloon, Hong Kong known for its flea market selling all sorts of gadgets, electronics and electrical components including batteries, radio devices, mobile phones, watches, power tools, Hi-Fi’s, photography equipment and related items. Because it's merchadise mostly appeal to men, the market is sometimes referred to as the city’s "Men’s Street" in contrast to the Ladies Street Market in nearby Tung Choi Street.
Fa Yuen Street - Sneakers & Footwear
Location: Fa Yuen Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
Sneaker Street in Hong Kong is a popular street market in Hong Kong selling all sorts of sports shoes and athletic apparel. The market is located in Fa Yuen Street, the stretch between Argyle Street and Dundas Street in Mongkok, Kowloon, where you will find a wide variety of athletic footwear and sporting goods for all ages and genders.
Location: Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
Dubbed as the biggest outdoor market in Kowloon, the Jade Market is comprised of more than 400 booths selling different kinds of jade items from jewelry, Buddha statues and other trinkets made from the stone.
Man Wah Lane - Business Card Market
Location: Man Wah Lane, Sheung Wan
Business Card Market is the place to go to have your calling cards designed or printed. Simply take a USB flash drive with your calling card design on it and have it printed following your specifications. They can even design one for you and have your cards ready in a day or two.
Yuen Po Street - Bird Garden
Location: Yuen Po Street, Prince Edward, Mong Kok
Yuen Po Street Bird Garden is a beautiful Chinese-style garden with 70 stalls selling a variety of birds, exquisitely-crafted bamboo cages and other bird-keeping accoutrement.
Tung Choi Street -Goldfish Market
Location: Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok
Goldfish Market is a street market spanning the northern length of Tung Choi Street, from the intersections at Nullah Street to Mongkok Street in Mongkok, Hong Kong. It is particularly dedicated to the trade and appreciation of goldfish and other aquatic creatures as well as aquariums and other fish-keeping paraphernalia.
Flower Market Road - Cut Flowers & Household Plants
Location: Flower Market Road, Prince Edward, Kowloon
The Flower Market features over 100 shops selling all kinds of cut flowers, potted auspicious houseplants, orchids, seeds and gardening supplies. Most stalls offer floral arrangements and bouquets for all occasions using the blooms of the season while some shops specialize in a particular kind of flowers such as orchids or roses.