Cheung Sha Wan Road Fashion Street
Cheung Sha Wan Road Fashion Street is the best place in town to buy cool threads at wholesale prices. Most of the shops are located between Wong Chuk Street and Yen Chow Street.
The clothes are generally extras from clothes factories in and around Sham Shui Po, with a few rejects added for variety. A lot of the dealers running the shops are genuinely knowledgeable about what they're doing so you're in good hands and will be able to get some excellent deals and bargains.
- Location: Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Nathan Road and Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard
Put simply, Nathan Road is the major shopping area of Kowloon. Starting from the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, Nathan Road runs the whole length of Kowloon. The lower part of the road, marked at one end by the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade and the other end by the Jordan MTR Station, is the place to go if you are bargain hunting. Everything – from tacky stores aimed at tourists to high-class brand names – can be found in this district.
Halfway along, between the Tsim Sha Tsui and Jordan MTR Stations, along the Nathan Road side of Kowloon Park, is the Park Lane Shopper’s Boulevard. It’s here where you’ll find a gaggle of stunning boutiques stocking both international and local brands.
Apliu Street Flea Market
Apliu Street Flea Market really is the place to come for cheap, second-hand and new electronics in Hong Kong. Situated just north of the more popular Temple Street Market in Kowloon, many would argue that this more local-feeling market is a much better place to grab a bargain, even if there isn’t as much on sale. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 5pm
- Location: Apliu Street Flea Market, Apliu Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Festival Walk in Kowloon Tong is one of the most popular shopping malls in town. Bathed in natural light, there are countless retail outlets offering everything from home furnishings to fashion in this vast complex. In addition to fabulous shopping you'll find many restaurants and bars, Hong Kong's largest ice-skating rink and a multiplex cinema. It's Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to midnight (hours may vary)
- Location: 80 Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2844 2222
Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po is well known for its electronic gadgets for sale on the street and indoors. Here, you'll be able to pick up virtually any computer product at a price that beats anywhere else in Hong Kong. Once infamous for pirated software but today considered one of the cheapest places in Hong Kong (if not the world) to get a personal computer, the Golden Shopping Centre is a prominent IT shopping centre.
Wing On Plus
Wing On is a household name across Hong Kong, well-known as one of the most established department stores. The Wing On Plus, Yau Ma Tei branch at the Kowloon Centre on Nathan Road is a great place for frugal shoppers to buy household items, electrical appliances, kids’ toys, clothing and accessories. It’s not the best place Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10.30pm
- Location: Wing On Kowloon Centre, 345 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Tel: +852 2710 6288
Many beautiful birds can be seen at the Hong Kong Bird Market. This Chinese-style market also has a selection of traditional bird-keeping paraphernalia. Located on Yuen Po Street, the market contains some 70 songbird stalls as well as interesting courtyards and moon gates.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 5pm to 8pm
- Location: 37 Yuen Po St, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mong Kok Flower Market
The Mong Kok Flower Market is a veritable jungle of exotic and colourful blossoms, lucky houseplants and sweet scents, all featured in more than 50 shops. Before Chinese New Year, families flock here to buy auspicious plants to celebrate the most important festival on the lunar calendar.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to 7pm
- Location: Flower Market Rd, Prince Edward, Hong Kong
Hong Kong citizens believe that aquariums bring luck and natural beauty to their apartments, making the Goldfish Market a popular spot. This specialist market is the preferred source for goldfish (obviously) and other exotic fish of every shape, size and colour. You can also buy aquariums, corals and aquatic ornaments here.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 9.45pm
- Location: 43-49 Bute Street, Bute St, Prince Edward, Kowloon, Hong Kong