Whether looking for the latest in Western fashion, electronics or optical goods, or searching for the perfect Chinese gifts to take home, shoppers usually find what they are seeking in Hong Kong.

People who come to Hong Kong usually find themselves spending money on these products.

Fashion & Beauty:

Hong Kong has a reputation as a shopping paradise. Fashion and beauty product shoppers can find many clothing styles, designer clothes, cosmetics, makeup and skin care products here.

Jewellery & Watches:

Jewellery and watch shopping is easy in Hong Kong, whether you want diamonds, pearls, jade or gold. Reputable shops are easy to find.

Consumer Electronics & Computers:

Hong Kong is consumer electronics heaven. Mobile phones, DVD players, audio and video equipment, computers, iPods, PDAs, digital cameras, MP3 players can be found at tax-free prices. Fierce competition keeps prices low.

Chinese Traditions:

China's ancient civilization produced many traditions and festivals, and arts and crafts to commemorate them. Look for traditional Chinese goods, clothing, tonic foods and dried seafood, tea, jewellery, handicrafts and tableware.


Chinese and Asian artifacts, art, textiles, crafts and other souvenirs tempt visitors to take home not only gifts for others but mementos for themselves. Jade, ivory and other Chinese traditional goods remind the visitor of a lovely trip.

Gold Jewellery:

You'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to Hong Kong's unsurpassed selection of modern and traditional gold jewellery, accessories and ornaments at unbeatable tax-free prices.



There are four main shopping districts in Hong Kong, they are Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok.

Causeway Bay

Tsim Sha Tsui

Mong Kok




Causeway Bay


SOGO Causeway Bay is currently the largest Japanese-style department store and one of the major shopping landmarks in Hong Kong. SOGO stores offer a wide selection of products including renowned European brands of men's and ladies' fashions, skin care & cosmetics, jewelries, leather series, electrical appliances and home supplies and there are also supermarkets at the stores.

555 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)
Tel: +852 2833 8338
Transport: MTR Causeway Bay Station Exit D2



Time Square

The largest mall in Causeway Bay, Times Square has more than 230 shops, offering an exciting range of products as well as great dining establishments. Food Forum offers 20 restaurants featuring a wide variety of delectable and exquisite world-class culinary delights. Definitely a must-visit dining and shopping landmark!

1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)
Tel: +852 2118 8900
Transport: MTR Causeway Bay Station Exit A


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Tsim Sha Tsui

Habour City

Harbour City, with an area of 185,800 square metres, is one of the main tourist attractions in Tsim Sha Tsui. Encompassing over 700 shops of all kinds, around 50 food & beverage outlets, three star hotels, and two cinemas, you are sure to find something you like at Harbour City. Moreover, in order to bring art into a part of Hong Kong’s lifestyle, Harbour City also launched "Gallery by the Harbour", which is the only one of its kind in any shopping mall in Hong Kong.

3 - 27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Opening Hours: 10am to 9pm (Daily)
Tel: +852 2118 8666
Transport: MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit A1, walk along Haiphong Road for five minutes, or take the Star Ferry from Central or Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui.



The One

The ONE, the latest all-in-one retail complex developed by Chinese Estates Holdings. With its superb location, The ONE is rejuvenating the district by linking up the traditional shopping zones along Canton Road and Tsim Sha Tsui Central, adding a bright spark to Hong Kong’s retail landscape. The 29-storey The ONE is the tallest retail complex in Hong Kong. The ONE offer all-in-one unique retail experience across over 400,000 square feet of space, featuring an integrated tenant mix from luxury jewelries & watches, fashion & accessories, skincare and cosmetics, the hip & trendy mode, home & lifestyle goods to entertainment and fine dining.

100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Opening Hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (Daily)
Tel: +852 3106 3640
Transport: MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit A2


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Mong Kok

Langham Place

Located at the heart of Mong Kok, Langham Place Shopping Mall has around 200 shops catering to shoppers of all ages. Being one of the most creative and trendiest malls in Hong Kong, Langham Place offers a comprehensive shopping and dining experience under one roof. Its anchor tenants include Hong Kong Seibu, UA Langham Place, i.t, Muji, H&M and MARKET PLACE by JASONS. It also hosts Hong Kong’s first shopping centre gallery. With the theme "Zodiac, the Spiral Stars Gallery" it provides shoppers with an exciting shopping / entertainment experience.

Langham Place has a gross floor area of 1,800,000 sq ft (170,000 m2), and comprises a 59 storey office tower, a 15 level shopping mall with 2 basements levels, a 665 room hotel and a car park with 250 parking spaces.

It has one of the longest escalators within a shopping mall in Hong Kong. A pair of them is located on the 4th floor leading up to the 8th floor, where another pair leads to the 12th floor. Together they allow shoppers to travel 250 feet (76 m) up to the top of the mall quickly and conveniently, thus reducing the "horizontal drift" of shoppers.

8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Opening Hours: 11am to 11pm (Daily)
Tel: +852 3520 2800
Transport: MTR Mong Kok Station Exit C3



Sportswear Street (Fa Yuen Street)

Known as "Sportswear Street" where you can find all trendy sportswear and equipment shops along the street.

Junction of Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon (MTR Mong Kok Station Exit D3 and walk along Argyle Street for 3 minutes)
11am – 9:30pm



Ap Liu Street Flea Market

Great bargain-priced new and second-hand electrical devices and electronic products, AV equipment and telecommunications products. Also good for antique watches, old coins and other relics.

Ap Liu Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon (MTR Sham Shui Po Station Exit C2)
Noon – midnight



Ladies' Market (Tung Choi Street)

Ladies' Market in Tung Choi Street is the place for bags, accessories and inexpensive women's clothing. Men's and children's clothing and toys are also on sale.

Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon (MTR Mongkok Station Exit E2)
noon – 11:30pm



Temple Street Night Market

Temple Street Night Market is ordered chaos in action and the perfect place to pick up a few bargains.
Temple Street is awash with rows of brightly lit stalls hawking an astonishing variety of clothing, pens, watches, CDs, cassettes, electronic gadgets, hardware and luggage. The busy food stalls offer a range of delicacies including fresh seafood and hotpot dishes to tempt your appetite. Fortune-tellers cluster at the Yau Ma Tei end of the street, and so do Chinese opera enthusiasts seeking kindred spirits for impromptu performances.
Simply absorbing Temple Street is a memorable experience.

Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (MTR Jordan Station Exit A. Turn right into Jordan Road, then right into Temple Street)
4pm - midnight


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Here's a time-lapsed video that showcased some of the shopping places mentioned above.

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