Everyone loves a great shopping trip! Whether you’re shopping online for clothes or just buying souvenirs, we all appreciate a little retail therapy now and then. Hong Kong is well known as one of the best eating and shopping destinations in the world; from flea markets to street markets, factory outlets to designer boutiques, Hong Kong has it all. This fabulous shopping destination is truly a shopper’s paradise. Here we highlight several popular places to shop in Hong Kong.
Known for its coastal areas, the old fishing village of Stanely Village’s most popular shopping spot is, you guessed it, Stanley Market. Travelers will find a gamut of stalls, shops, and restaurants packed within the lanes of Stanley Market. From Chinese paintings to furniture and silk collectibles, you can definitely find the perfect souvenir for friends and family back home. Remember to stroll to the back lanes of Stanley Markets for the less touristy shops and search a little harder to find hidden gems like the Maritime Museum.
Causeway Bay is a shopping hotspot for tourists due to the cluster of department stores, boutiques, and bargain stalls. Travelers will find plenty of shopping malls such as Times Square, Fashion Walk, and World Trade Centre. A place to take note for shopaholics on a tight budget is Jardine’s Crescent, where one can find inexpensive apparel and accessories. Jardine’s Crescent is a treasure trove of cellphone accessories, hair-related items, bags, ladies’ tops, knits, and even household items. When you stroll to the end of Jardine’s Crescent, one will find a small wet market and florists selling at rock-bottom prices.
Places to shop in Hong Kong: New Territories
Citygate Outlets in Tung Chung is where the bargain-hunters congregate to find international brands at greatly discounted prices. Shoppers can find more than 80 international brands, from designer fashion to home items, Citygate Outlets is wonderful for last-minute shopping as well. Only a short taxi ride away from the airport, travelers will find a variety of dining and entertainment options such as spas, cinemas, restaurants, and Asia’s largest outdoor kinetic fountain.
Tsim Sha Tsui
For travelers planning to hit the shopping lanes of Tsim Sha Tsui, it’s impossible to miss out on Elements, an MTRC flagship “designer” shopping mall. Shopaholics will be on cloud nine to find over a million square feet of pure shopping. A unique place for leisure, shopping, entertainment, and dining, Elements at Tsim Sha Tsui features prestigious brands, including several world-renowned brands making maiden debuts in Hong Kong. Oriental and Western cuisines can be found in this mega shopping mall and the wraparound glass wall offers a panoramic harbor view dining experience at Elements.