A trip to Hong Kong cannot be completed if you only visit the famous attractions. What makes Hong Kong’s culture unique and full of wonders can only be experienced by strolling around the street markets. So, if you are visiting Hong Kong then it's time to hit the street markets. You can buy a number of local products like unique souvenirs, clothes, seafood items, ladies' stuff and the list goes endless. When you stroll around these street markets you will find yourself in lots of fun and enjoyment. There are a number of amazing street markets in Hong Kong, but the most famous out of those are these-
One of the street market in Hong Kong that you just can't skip to visit is The Stanley Market. What makes it so interesting are the beautiful little shops selling silk clothes, Chinese costumes, jewelry and unique souvenirs. You can buy gifts for your loved ones.You also have many snacking options on the street foods available in the market.
This market lies on the street in Hong Kong known as the Tung Choi Street. It covers around 1 km stretch of the street. It has over 100 stalls offering different products. It's a place like a haven for the ladies as the name suggests, the reason being a huge variety of clothing, accessories, cosmetics and home furnishing products are available here. Many sales and bargain schemes are available here all the time.
Cat Street Market
Cat Street Market, properly named as Upper Lascar Row is over 100 years old. It is highly famous for historical pieces and handcrafted replicas. These authentic decorative antiques are used in interior decor. The Cat Street is best if you want to relax and browse what these stalls have to offer and choose anything from different levels of prices and values.
Temple Street Night Market
The Temple Street Night Market is a very popular market as is shows the real nightlife of Hong Kong. The experience is magical and unique. Fortune tellers and opera singers make the streets shouting out loud about the magical culture of Hong Kong. This market emerges when the sun goes down and the lights and lanterns glow in the glory of China. This street market is named after the Tin Hau temple located in the center of it. This market endures the theatre and festivity of Hong Kong.You have many things to shop from here like jade, antiques, trinkets, Teaware, watches, electronics and a lot more. When it comes to food, you can try seafood, noodles, claypot rice, etc.
Seafood Street Market
If you are the connoisseur of good food, then there is a lot for you to try. Different varieties of dried seafood from across the world are available in this street market. As the name suggests, this market is dedicated to the seafood items. Dishes like dried scallops, dried fins, dried abalone, etc. are available here. Food items other than dried seafood are also available here like sausages, cured meat, and edible bird’s nests. A huge variety of Chinese food is available in this street market.