The upshot for the shopper is a choice of over 450 shops, around 50 restaurants, three hotels and two cinemas.
Fa Yuen Street is where Hong Kong’s image-conscious youth have come to get their statement-making footwear since the 1980s. They come for the latest designs and limited-edition releases from all over the world.
Trinkets, tea ware, electronics, watches, menswear, jade and antiques are scrutinised and haggled over, while claypot rice, seafood, noodles and other treats are consumed with gusto.
With over 100 stalls of bargain clothing, accessories and souvenirs, the Ladies’ Market on Tung Choi Street provides a one-kilometre stretch on which to practise your haggling skills.
T Galleria brings duty-free shopping into Hong Kong’s downtown with a decent selection of travel-oriented luxury accessories, skin care products and cosmetics.
Hong Kong’s largest Japanese-style department store and a major fixture on the local shopping circuit, SOGO carries a wide selection of international items, including renowned European fashion brands, skin care products and cosmetics, jewellery, leather goods, electrical appliances and home supplies. Each store also has a supermarket.