Causeway Bay is considered one of
the finest shopping destinations in Hong Kong. It features some of the city’s
leading and most prominent shopping malls such as Times Square, Lee Gardens and
Other must-visit places in
Causeway Bay include Windsor House, Hang Lung Centre, World Trade Centre, Causeway Bay Plaza and Island Beverly Centre, to name a few.
Temple Street Night Market
The famed Temple Street Night
Market comes to life at dusk. Traffic stops, people swarm and hundreds of
little stalls magically appear.
Carts bulge with goods, from
casual clothing to mobile phones and watches. Food stalls serving all kind of
local snacks and dishes abound, all to the sound of Cantopop and live
performances of Chinese street opera.
The market is open until 2am.
To the Chinese, jade has a
spiritual value for warding off evil. At the Jade Market, hawkers sell various
shades and qualities of the precious stone. Stones carved into different shapes
can represent wealth (deer), good fortune (tiger) and power (dragon).
It is open from 10am to 3.30pm.
Morning is the best time to visit the Jade Market.
The Ladies Market in Tung Choi Street is the place to
find inexpensive women’s wear. It is especially ideal if you are shopping for
jeans and accessories. Also on sale are men's and children's clothing as well
as a variety of toys and knick-knacks.
The Ladies Market is
open from 12noon to 11.30pm and is accessible via Mong Kok MTR.